Deliver to students the basic knowledge about Contemporary International Relations History
1. Introduction; 2. The era of revolutions and balance of powers (1776-1878); 3. The era of imperialisms and antagonist alliances (1878-1919/23); 4. The era of fragmentation of the world system and failed attempts of international organization (1919/23-1945/47); 5. The era of decolonization and bipolarity (1945/47-1989/91); 6. The unipolar moment ? (1991-2008)
Eric Remacle, Histoire des Relations internationales contemporaines, Presses universitaires de Bruxelles, 2008
Lectures based on one syllabus Additional readings and/or attendance of an academic conference might be requested from students
The characteristics of this course vary according to the year of study and programme:
total: 4 ECTS (théorie: 2, travaux personnels: 2)
total: 5 ECTS (théorie: 2, travaux personnels: 3)
The ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credit is a measure of the student workload for each activity associated with a course. Conventionally, one ECTS credit represents 24h of work.