Cursos / 1º Ciclo / Faculty of Law :: International Relations

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HISTÓRIA DAS RELAÇÕES INTERNACIONAIS - 2017/2018

1º curricular year
Semestralidade: 2nd semester
ECTS: 6

Teachers

Leading Teacher: Prof. Doutor Paulo Amorim

Class type and School hours

Orientação Tutorial : 1 Horas
Teórico-prática : 2 Horas

Main Aims/Objectives

The discipline of “History of International Relations” has the general objective of studying the key issues and historical events that marked the development of International Relation, throughout the nineteenth century and the first half of the XX century, in order to understand its evolution and its legacy to the contemporary world.

Specific Aims/Objectives

Basically, each chapter responds to one of the objectives of the curricular unit.
The contents of the program are designed to endow students with the specific knowledge in the area of the History of the International Relations. Teaching of the matters specified in the program allows students to provide the methods necessary to envisage and explain international phenomena by the historical analysis of the behaviour of the International System actors.

Skills to be acquired

Ability to understand and analyze the reasons behind international conflicts;
Understand the diplomatic and political developments related with international relations;
Integrate teams working in the area of international relations and culture, locally, nationally and internationally.

Teaching Procedures

Since the lessons are both theoretical and practical, it is intended to be interactive, encouraging oral interventions on the programmatic themes, writings, etc.., besides encouraging the use of multimedia. Tutorial orientation sessions intend to individually monitor each student, guiding their study and the development of works and scientific researches.

Programme

I. Introduction
II: Theoretical and conceptual framework
III. Congress of Vienna’s Europe
IV. Colonial imperialism: hegemonic rivalries in the nineteenth century
V. National movements as a threat to Vienna’s order
VI. The end of Vienna’s order and the new instability in the international system
VII. The preponderance of Germany and the new European balance
VIII The European imbalance and war preparation
IX World War I
X In search of a new equilibrium in the post-war Europe
XI The precariousness of the post-Versailles order
XII The growing instability on the eve of World War II
XIII World War II and its immediate consequences

Evaluation Type

The evaluation system is carried out according to the rules defined in Lusíada Universities’ “General Regulations for Knowledge Evaluation”. In this sense, is taken into account the continuous assessment, including attendance, participation, achievement of works, mini-tests, among others

Teaching Resources

Retroprojector - Acetates
Computer and datashow
Maps
Analysis of specific documentation

Keywords

International Relations
History
Politics
Diplomacy

Main Bibliography

Author BERSTEIN, Serge ; MILZA, Pierre
Title História do Século XIX
Place Lisboa
Editor Publicações Europa-América
Year 1997
Author GILBERT, Martin
Title História do Século XX
Place Lisboa
Editor Publicações Dom Quixote
Year 2010
Author MILZA, Pierre
Title As Rel. Internacionais de 1871 a 1914
Place Lisboa
Editor Edições 70
Year 2007

Complementary Bibliography

Author RENOUVIN, Pierre
Title Histoire des Rel. Internationales de 1789 à 1871
Author RENOUVIN, Pierre
Title Histoire des Rel. Internationales de 1871 à 1945