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210121 SE M11: Research Practice (2010W)

12.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 21 - Politikwissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work

Univ. Prof. Dr. Heinz Gärtner
Research assistant: Mag . Linda Michalech

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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 11.10. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 18.10. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 25.10. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 08.11. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 15.11. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 22.11. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 29.11. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 06.12. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 13.12. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 10.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 17.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 24.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock
Monday 31.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 2 (H2), NIG 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The research practice (FOP) will simulate debates in U.S. “Think Tanks” (among others Brookings Institution, Heritage Foundation, Council on Foreign Relations, Center for a New American Security) on topics of the U.S. Foreign Policy such as: America and Europe, Disarmament and Nonproliferation, economic crisis, Afghanistan and Iraq, climate change, and others.

Assessment and permitted materials

Participation and absolute presence are compulsory. Participants are required to present and discuss the various topics while representing the individual U.S. Think Tanks and Departments of Universities. The participants also should regularly write short research papers.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

panel discussions

Reading list

Required reading are the respective reports and publications.
Introductory reading:
Heinz Gärtner, USA – Weltmacht auf neuen Wegen: Die Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik Barack Obamas, dritte aktualisierte Auflage (America - World Power breaks New Ground), third updated edition, (lit-Verlag: Münster, 2010).
David E. Sanger, The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power, (Three Rivers Press; Reprint, 2010).

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