EUROPE DIVIDED: INTEGRATION, DEMOCRATISATION AND RUSSIAN AUTHORITARIANISM
Credit points: 15
This course examines the reshaping of European politics during the quarter century between Mikhail Gorbachev's appeal for a 'common European home' in 1989 and the outbreak of conflict in Ukraine in 2014. It seeks to illuminate the successes and failures of European integration and to provoke debate about the origins and significance of the emerging conflict between the EU and Putin's Russia. In particular, it poses questions about the EU's contribution to regional democratisation, the politics of energy, NATO expansion, and the nature of the Putin regime.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorRobert Horvath
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesEssay, seminar engagement exercises, seminar discussion.
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in a HUSS Postgraduate Degree or through subject coordinator's approval
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRobert Horvath
SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Written seminar contributions (1,000 word equivalent)Each week, four comments related to the reading are to submitted in written form and used as the basis for the student's contribution to seminar discussion. The written versions will be evaluated in three batches.
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One 2,000 word essay
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One 2,000-word essay
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