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Major Themes in International Relations
This course examines key aspects of international relations from the creation of the Westphalian system (1648) to the present. Topics include the methods and structures established to mediate relations between states, the bureaucratization of diplomacy, the rise of international institutions and law, the emerging notion of human rights, and the challenges to the Westphalian system engendered by globalization, international terrorism, and the rise of intrastate conflicts.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL
HIS 390 and HIS 490