Global Governance and Asia and Africa
- Provide students with theoretically relevant tools on the topic of global governance and expose them to relevant academic literature on the topic.
- Introduce students to the main actors and functions of global governance with a focus on Asia and Africa.
- Train students to conduct academic country case studies on global governance issues.
- To be able to search, analyze and present information on various aspects of global governance and the role of Asian and African states in it, critically comprehend texts and form one's own position.
- Have the skills of correct use of terminology and conceptual apparatus for the use of knowledge in the practice of research work.
- To know the evolution and modern interpretations of the term "global governance", navigate the academic literature on the topic.
- Lecture 1. What is global governance, its actors and functions.
- Lecture 2. International institutions.
- Lecture 3. Regional institutions.
- Lecture 4. International law.
- Lecture 5. World cultural heritage regulation and Asian countries.
- Lecture 6. Functions of global governance: setting the agenda, creating norms and standards.
- Lecture 7. Efficiency and control: how to evaluate the success of global governance.
- Tests on compulsory literatureCommentary: Tests consist of 10 questions of different formats: multiple choice, filling in the gap, open-ended question. The response time is 10 minutes. Only 2 tests in the course, on seminar 3 and seminar 7.
- ExamThe exam is a test consisting of 20 questions of different formats: multiple choice, filling in the gap, open-ended question. The response time is 30 minutes. Exam questions are based on lectures and seminars.
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- Carpenter, C., Duygulu, S., Montgomery, A. H., & Rapp, A. (2014). Explaining the Advocacy Agenda: Insights from the Human Security Network. International Organization, 2, 449.
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- Malekian, F. (2011). Principles of Islamic International Criminal Law : A Comparative Search: Vol. 2nd ed. Brill.
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- Xue Hanqin. (2007). Chinese Observations on International Law. Chinese Journal of International Law, 6(1), 83–93. https://doi.org/10.1093/chinesejil/jml060
- Zwingel, S. (2012). How Do Norms Travel? Theorizing International Women’s Rights in Transnational Perspective1. International Studies Quarterly, 56(1), 115–129. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2478.2011.00701.x