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Regional Affairs

  • Taught by Regional Experts
  • Focuses on Economic and Political Relations
  • Offers a Multidisciplinary Perspective

These courses examine individual countries or regional groups from a multidisciplinary perspective. They provide a focus on the economic rise of a particular state, its role on the world’s stage, and its economic or political relations with its neighbors or key allies or rivals.

African Civil Wars

Investigate the origins and impact of civil wars in Africa, experienced by nearly half of African countries since the end of the Cold War.

2017 Summer
1 section

Brazil's Economic Development and Foreign Policy

Explore Brazil’s emergence as an economic power, and delve into the economic challenges it will face in the future.

2017 Spring
1 section

China's Emergence as a Global Power

Explore China’s emergence as a global economic, financial, political, and military power.

2017 Spring
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Cuba After Fidel: Economic Reform, Political Liberalization, and Foreign Relations

Discuss the main changes in Cuba’s economy, domestic politics, and foreign relations of the last decade and a half.

2017 Summer
1 section

Social Movements in Latin America

Gain a foundation in social movement theory and explore it through some of the most salient social movements in Latin America during the last decades.

2017 Summer
1 section

The Future of Europe: Prospects for the World's Great Integration Experiment

This course will examine the future of Europe’s economic and political integration and its potential impact on the world stage.

2017 Spring
1 section

Global Challenges for Latin America in 2017

Examine Latin America today, a region that grew rich on commodities that are now in steep decline.

2017 Spring
1 section

India: Growth, Globalization, and Geopolitics

Examine the key issues and sociocultural forces related to the development of contemporary India.