We live in a pivotal moment in modern history, where political, economic and environmental forces are combining to drive great change across human societies. This course introduces students to important issues shaping this historic moment in international affairs. The student group will work together to learn basic skills of political analysis by investigating twelve weekly topics based on the themes of security, economy and social change.
Starts: Feb. 4, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
Where: NTEU Building University of Melbourne, Wilson Ave Parkville VIC 3052
Format: Presentation - 45 minutes, open discussion - 45 minutes
Human Security and Human RightsFeb. 4, 2014
Australia's Place in the WorldMarch 19, 2014
International SecurityMarch 26, 2014
Energy SecurityApril 16, 2014
International Political EconomyApril 23, 2014
Global Financial CrisisApril 30, 2014
Global Environmental PoliticsMay 21, 2014
Revolution and ChangeMay 28, 2014
Post-ColonialismJuly 5, 2014
International InstitutionsSept. 4, 2014
Global Women's MovementOct. 5, 2014
What is politics?Dec. 3, 2014