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global studies / International Development Studies / International Public Administration and Politics / Politics and Administration / Public Administration
When registering for courses, please be aware of the potential conflicts and overlaps between course and exam time and dates. The planning of course activities at Roskilde University is based on the recommended study programmes, which should not overlap. However, if you choose optional courses and/or study plans that goes beyond the recommended study programmes, an overlap of lectures or exam dates may occur depending on which courses you choose.
|Detailed description of content||
Transnational disruptions can be global, regional or bilateral and affect social systems, economic structures and political orders. Transnational disruptions are recurrent phenomena and can entail accumulation of great wealth, empowerment and successful polities. But they can also bring about poverty, suppression and political collapse.
1) Theories and core concepts on Transnational Order and Disruption (Michael Kluth)
2) Foreign policy analysis and the disruption/break down of the liberal international order (Gorm Rye Olsen)
3) EU and the disruption of the liberal international order and disruptive nationalist backlash (Michael Kluth)
4) The US and Europe - The transatlantic alliance: disruption and realignment (Gorm Rye Olsen)
5) The illiberal regimes and liberal governments (I.e. China/Russia versus EU & US) (Gorm Rye Olsen)
6) Undisruptable? The Global triumph of Westphalia (Michael Kluth)
7) Colonialism, the Global South and the challenge to the Western Order (Gorm Rye Olsen)
8) Pandemics, Power Politics and Panicking Publics (Michael Kluth)
9) Nationalism & Populism: links and disjuncture’s (Mathias Holst Nicolaisen)
10) Secessionist currents in Western Europe (Mathias Holst Nicolaisen)
11) XR, BLM & #MeToo: Transnational social movements and transnational political issues (Francesco Campo)
12) Centre-Left Populism at the Mediterranean Rim (Francesco Campo)
13) Structural, Institutional & Domestic disruptions – the daunting prospects for the Middle East (Gorm Rye Olsen)
The portfolio consist of two products. After the 7th session students are given an assignment on macro features of transnational disruptions. The written submission comprise a maximum of 14.400 characters including spaces. Towards the end of the course students shall in addition produce an essay on particular manifestations of transnational disruptions drawing mainly on the second half of the course (also max 14.400 characters). In the essay students choose one or more of sessions 8-13 as their point of departure.
|Expected work effort (ects-declaration)||
10 ECTS => 270 hours
Class participation: 132=26 hours Preparation for class: 1310= 130 hours Exercises/presentation: 40 hours Reading up for oral exam + exam: 74 hours
|Course material and reading list||
Mainly articles from top journals supplemented by working papers and public reports and policy assessments. An example of the latter is this US intelligence report https://www.dni.gov/files/ODNI/documents/assessments/GlobalTrends_2040.pdf
|Evaluation- and feedback forms||
There will be an opportunity to get oral feedback on any exercises and discussions in class.
|Administration of exams||
ISE Studyadministration (email@example.com)
|The responsible course lecturer||
Michael Friederich Kluth (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Learning outcomes and assessment criteria||
The objective of the advanced study course is to provide the students with advanced knowledge and understanding within a specific research area covered by one of the three pillars in Global Studies: Global Politics, Global Sociology and Global Political Economy. At least two advanced study courses will be offered per semester. The courses offered will change every semester within the following subjects:
Global Political Economy:
|Prerequisites for participation||
Currently no data from curriculum.
|Prerequisites for participation in the exam||
Currently no data from curriculum.
|Teaching and working methods||
The courses are based on lectures, but will also include other teaching and working methods such as group work, exercises, student presentations, peer feedback and field trips or guest lectures as well as other practical activities.
|Type of activity||
|Form of examination||
Individual written portfolio.
The portfolio consists of 2 written products, that wholly or partially are developed during the course. For example, products can be exercise responses, speech papers for presentations, written feedback, reflection, written assignments. The preparation of the products may be subject to time limits.
The character limit: maximum 28,800 characters, including spaces.
The character limits include the cover, table of contents, bibliography, figures and other illustrations, but exclude any appendices.
The portfolio's specific products and the (if relevant) recommended size (character limit) for the individual products are made public on study.ruc.dk before the course begins.
The entire portfolio must be handed in at the same time.
The submission deadline will be public on study.ruc.dk before the course begins.
The assessment is individual and based on the entire portfolio.
Assessment: 7-point grading scale.
|Form of Re-examination||
Samme som ordinær eksamen