Seminar : Contemporary Period (International Relations)

lhist1395  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Seminar : Contemporary Period (International Relations)
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
8 credits
22.5 h

  This learning unit is not being organized during year 2019-2020.

Dujardin Vincent;
The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (TU) are specified at the end of this sheet, in relation to the programmes/training that offer this TU.

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
The historical approach to international relations is an essential way of understanding contemporary socio-political phenomena. 
Whether analysing international, universal or regional balances, or examining national foreign policies, taking into account their historical foundations is essential if we are to understand their constitutive dynamics and the processes that determine them.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this seminar, the student will be able to deal with a question of the history of international relations from the point of view of heuristics, source criticism and data interpretation. He or she must be able to write a research report that delineates the initial question and summarizes the hypotheses put forward, the difficulties encountered and the results obtained.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in History

Minor in History