IR312 Diplomacy

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
IR312 Diplomacy 3 1 6 TU 11:00-12:50 TH 10:00-10:50
Prerequisite IR101 It is a prerequisite to
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Assistant Hamza Preljević Assistant E-mail hpreljevic@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives • To develop students understanding of key diplomatic terms and concepts • To increase student’s understanding of the fundamentals of diplomatic negotiations • To enable student’s understanding of bilateral and multilateral diplomacy
Textbook Constantinou, C. M., Kerr, P., & Sharp, P. (2016). The SAGE handbook of diplomacy . Los Angeles, CA: SAGE. (available in PDF) Baylis, J., Smith, S. & Owens, P. (2014). The Globalization of World Politics. Oxford University Press. Sixth edition. (available in PDF) Cooper, A. F., Heine, J., Thankur, R. (2015). The Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy . Oxford University Press. (IUS library)
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate understanding of concepts related to international diplomacy
  2. Analyze the idea of soft power
  3. Compare current debates surrounding diplomatic theory and diplomatic processes
  4. Examine recent cases of major diplomatic engagement
Teaching Methods Lecturing, student presentations, class simulation and discussions
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Course Introduction
Week 2 The Evolution of International Society Baylis, J. ... [et al]. (2014), p. 36-49 & article
Week 3 Diplomacy and Foreign Policy & Diplomacy and Communication Constantinou, C. M. ... [et al]. (2016), p. 67-91
Week 4 Embassies, Permanent and Special Missions-Consulates, Consular Diplomacy & The Diploatic Corps Constantinou, C. M. ... [et al]. (2016), p. 149-184
Week 5 Mediation & Humanitarian Diplomacy (Quiz 1) Cooper, A.F. ... [et al]. (2015), p. 337-369
Week 6 Diplomatic Immunity & Summitry Constantinou, C. M. ... [et al]. (2016), p. 197-241
Week 7 A country's foreign and diplomatic policy - presentations
Week 8 Midterm exam
Week 9 Bilateral and Multilateral Diplomacy Cooper, A.F. ... [et al]. (2015), p. 229-262
Week 10 The Modern Diplomatic Mission & International Organizations and Diplomacy Cooper, A.F. ... [et al]. (2015), p. 122-160
Week 11 Diplomatic r/ns b/n States, Great Middle Power and Small States Diplomacy Constantinou, C. M. ... [et al]. (2016), p. 268-307
Week 12 European Union vs. American Diplomacy (Quiz 2) Constantinou, C. M. ... [et al]. (2016), p. 308-335
Week 13 Public, Quite & Secret Diplomacy Constantinou, C. M. ... [et al]. (2016), p. 437-461
Week 14 Citizens Diplomacy and Religion & Diplomacy Constantinou, C. M. ... [et al]. (2016), p. 521-590
Week 15 Review and Discussion
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 35 3,4
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Quizes 2 20 1,2
Midterm Exam 1 25 1,2
Presentation 1 15 1,3,4
Participation 5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Midterm Exam Study 5 4 20
Presentation 5 2 10 Presentation 5 2 10
Individual Learning 3 15 45
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 04/03/2020
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