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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.

This Summer, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Living in China's World

Explore the competition between the US and China, from trade tensions to Beijing's censorship of Hollywood films to the battle for tech dominance.

2020 Summer
1 section

A Holistic Look at Iran: Economics, Religion, Politics, and More

Take a holistic look at the various aspects of Iran: environment, ethnolinguistic composition, religious proclivities, economics, and politics.

2020 Summer
1 section

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.

The Americas' Season of Discontent: Political Upheavals, Trade, Trump, and Social Unrest

Join in the analysis and assessment of challenges facing Latin America at the start of the new decade.

China's Emergence as a Global Power

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