International Relations (Section 2)

Discipline: Politics and International Relations
Instructor: Wilder
Credits: 3
Day: B
Start: 1550
End: 1705
Field Work: Day 1 - Thursday, 22 October | Morocco Download Syllabus

This course is a basic introduction to International Relations. In part it explores models for how nations interact to gain better understanding of the factors broadly shaping our world. Interests and institutions are highlighted – with attention in particular to international law, the environment, trade & finance. We will also discuss more applied topics of practical current international relations in the regions we’ll be visiting. Classroom time will include substantial time for interactive discussions, debate, and differences in worldviews are encouraged.

Field Work

Country: Morocco
Day: 1 - Thursday, 22 October

For this Field Lab held in Morocco it’s anticipated we’ll travel to Rabat to meet with representative/s at the U.S. Embassy, and afterwards visit Medina of Rabat. Alternatively we may meet with representative/s at the U.S. Consulate in Casablanca. Academic objectives: 1. Meet with representatives at the U.S. Embassy Rabat or U.S. Consulate Casablanca 2. Discuss applied topics in International Relations, learn from their perspectives 3. Visit the Medina of Rabat