- 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.
Take a holistic look at the various aspects of Iran: environment, ethnolinguistic composition, religious proclivities, economics, and politics.
Discuss the main changes in Cuba’s economy, domestic politics, and foreign relations of the last decade and a half.
This course examines Asia’s impact on Latin America in trade, as well as in historical, cultural, religious, societal, and strategic factors.
Investigate the origins and impact of civil wars in Africa, experienced by nearly half of African countries since the end of the Cold War.
Gain a more-nuanced understanding of the critical changes that are shaping current Sino-US economic relations.
Explore the economic challenges facing the Middle East and North Africa, the policies needed to address them, and the prospects for realizing them.
Examine the key issues and sociocultural forces related to the development of contemporary India.
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.
Gain a comprehensive understanding of EU institutions and the various diplomatic and political methods the EU employs to engender peace.
This course will explicate the tensions in US foreign policy regarding Taiwan, which lately have been pushed to the forefront.