Barcelona Summer School in Global Politics, Development and Security 2019
Making plans for the summer? Take a look at our Summer School in Global Politics, Development and Security. The objective is to offer different short courses on significant topics, taught by scholars and experts of international prestige.
The IBEI Summer School in Global Politics, Development and Security is a program designed for graduate students and all those who have an interest in advanced knowledge of international security, international development and global politics issues. The objective is to offer different short courses on significant topics, taught by scholars and experts of international prestige. The School will enable participants to broadly discuss - in and out the classroom - current developments in world politics in the light of core social-science and IR theories and perspectives. A social program for networking will be also available to participants. Optionally, students may ask for an assessment in order to be able to obtain ECTS credits, provided they are recognized by their university.
19 - 28 June 2019. Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (Barcelona)
6 HOUR COURSES
- June 19 (10.00 am - 1.00 pm / 2.30 - 5.30 pm): Big Cities and Metropolitan Areas in face of Climate Change by Mariona Tomàs (Universitat de Barcelona) and Monika Zimmermann (Expert & Former Deputy Secretary General of ICLEI).
- June 19, 20 and 21 (12.00 - 2.00 pm): Europe’s relations with it Southern neighbourhood by Fathallah Sijilmassi (IBEI).
- June 19, 20 and 21 (3.00 - 5.00 pm): Geopolitics of the MENA Region in a Post-Western World by Eduard Soler (CIDOB-IBEI).
June 19, 20 and 21 (5.00 - 7.00 pm): Islam and politics in MENA: ideology, activism and change by Lurdes Vidal (IEMED-IBEI).
June 25 and 26 (5.30 - 8.30 pm): The New Urban Agenda: The challenges of Cities by Joan Clos (IBEI).
June 26, 27 and 28 (3.00 - 5.00 pm): The Historical Roots of Terrorism by Ignacio Sánchez Cuenca (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid).
June 27 and 28 (5.30 - 8.30 pm): Comparative Federalism: Economic and Political Dimensions by Pablo Beramendi (Duke University).
10 HOUR COURSES
June 25, 26, 27 and 28 (9.00 - 11.30 am): Contemporary Indian Politics by Ramin Jahanbegloo (Jindal Global University).
June 25, 26, 27 and 28 (11.30 am – 2.00 pm): Secession in Contemporary Europe: Brexit, Scotland, Catalonia by Martin Shaw (IBEI-University of Sussex and Roehampton).
June 25, 26, 27 and 28 (11.30 am – 2.00 pm): Politics of the Illicit Global Economy by Peter Andreas (Brown University).
- June 25, 26, 27 and 28 (3.00 - 5.30 pm): Political Ecology of Development by Giorgos Kallis (ICREA-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona).
June 25, 26, 27 and 28 (5.30 - 8.00 pm): Foreign Policy: theory and practice; some relevant case studies in the beginning of the XXI st Century by Pere Vilanova (Universitat de Barcelona-IBEI).