Le Grand Syllabus 2017/2018
Teachers : Jean D'ASPREMONT (Professeur à l'Ecole de Droit de Sciences Po). Pedagogical Format : Lecture alone Course Description : This course aims at introducing students to all the special areas of international law, including international human rights law, international humanitarian law, international environmental law, international investment law, etc. In doing so, it will provides students who are already familiar with the general principles of international law with advanced knowledge about the rules applicable to those special areas regulated by international law as well as the way they are interpreted in practice. In doing so, this course will introduce students to the variety of ways in which these special regimes interact with one another as well as the mechanisms of resolution of conﬂicts between regimes. This course will simultaneously offer an opportunity to reﬂect upon the systematicity of international law as a whole and the extent to which it could constitutes a ‘system'. For each session, students will be expected to make preliminary readings. Required reading : to be deﬁned.
to Florence. On a comparative level, this course will also take a glimpse to the works of his more successful friends Guicciardini and Vettori, and analyze the multifarious, high and low-brow reactions to the 500-year-old Prince, one of the most inﬂuential works of political theory and practice ever written. Required reading : to be deﬁned.
MANAGEMENT OF BANKING AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Nathalie JANSON (PhD. Associate Professor). Prerequisite : Macroeconomics, Money and Banking. Pedagogical Format : Elective Course validation : To pass the course the student should have a clear understanding of : 1- The organization of the ﬁnancial and banking system in developed economies like US and Euro. They should have a clear view of the changes that have affected the bank's traditional business in the last 30 years. 2- The banks' management and banking risk management. 3- The mortgage market, subprime market and the securitization process. 4- The role played by the major banking and monetary authorities and their intervention during the crisis. 5- Bank capital regulation : the Basel II and Basel III accord. 6- Government implicit/explicit protection of banking and ﬁnancial institutions and regulations' efﬁciency. 7- The European Banking Union. Workload : Students are expected to read before class the indicated chapters from the textbooks : Mishkin F. S (M), The Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Markets, (9h edition, Pearson Addison Wesley, 2009) and Greenbaum & Thakor (GT), Contemporary Financial Inter-
MAKING UP MACHIAVELLI : FOXES AND LIONS
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Marcello SIMONETTA (Enseignant indépendant). Pedagogical Format : Elective Course Description : Politics is the realm of appearances, the place for making up ideas and identities, the theatre of dissimulation, where truth is subjected to power and power is mingled with lies. Machiavelli is the master-mind of the political game. The famous maxim : “the end justiﬁes the means” is attributed to him, even though he never put it on paper. At a closer look, Messer Niccolò appears to be less ruthless than he is usually portrayed. His life raises the issues of morality in politics. After serving as a Chancellor for the Republican government, he tried to gain favor under the princely Medici returned from exile 380