- Taught by Leading Journalists, Historians, and Authors
- Focuses on Issues Behind Today’s News
- Provides a Stimulating Environment for Discussion
If you are interested in current events, these courses will allow you to gain an in-depth and more contextualized understanding of today’s critical issues. This includes historic background, when appropriate, as well as an analysis of the actors and stakeholders affecting outcomes. Join your contemporaries for lively discussion and intellectual stimulation.
This Summer, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.
Gain an overall view of water and its sources, distribution, and availability, as well as the social and political dangers from its shortage.
Examine US presidential politics in 2020 through a domestic and international lens, tracking primaries state by state and region by region.
Examine the fundamentals of public policymaking, including how policies become reality and why certain policies succeed while others don’t.
Examine from global and regional perspectives the Trump administration, particularly the US departure from its post-WWII global role.
Study the history of and current challenges to EU integration and European-US relations, particularly from Brexit and the Trump administration.
US-EU Relations: Brexit, Trump, the UK Election, European Integration, and the Transatlantic Alliance
This course will focus on the foreign policy and geopolitical aspects of Brexit, Trump, European integration, and the transatlantic alliance.
Examine what new instruments and forces will underwrite the coming era in world affairs and who will emerge as winners amid the changing world order.
Explore the main elements of country development—from economic, political, social, cultural, and environmental perspectives.
Join in the analysis and assessment of challenges facing Latin America at the start of the new decade.
Over two days, gain insight and analysis from leading experts on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).