General knowledge of contemporary international politics.
Knowledge of English (reading and comprehension).
Knowledge of techniques and styles of academic writing.
This seminar privileges the analysis of academic bibliography, in-class debates conducted by teacher, case study analysis and evidence-based teaching.
The course aims to:
- Familiarise students with the political and security dynamics in the post-Soviet space;
- Supply students with the relevant theoretical frameworks to analyse these dynamics;
- Analyse the formation of state entities in the post-Soviet context;
- Analyse the separatist conflicts in the post-Soviet space, including the role of international actors.
The students should be able to:
- Identify the main events shaping the political and security processes of the post-Soviet period;
- Apply the relevant analytical frameworks to the formation of state entities and conflicts in the post-Soviet space;
- Relate the security dynamics to the consolidation of states in the region.
Periodic or by final exam as given in the course information: 100.0%