Why do we need diplomats?
Diplomats are members of a profession developed over many centuries. But why do we still need them in a world transformed by electronic communications? This course examines the nature of diplomacy; when it is appropriate; the advantages and disadvantages of different diplomatic methods; and the lexicon of diplomacy.
|Open for applications:||No|
|Application deadline:||Credit: 18 December 2017;
Certificate: 15 January 2018
|Start date:||19 February 2018|
|Fees:||Certificate: €690; Credit: €850; Scholarships available|
|Course code:||IRL 5014|
|Mode(s) of study:||Credit - Certificate - Master/PGD|
Professor GR Berridge is Emeritus Professor of International Politics at the University of Leicester, where he was the founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Diplomacy. For many years, he was General Editor of the Macmillan series ...
Mr Haraldur Þór Egilsson is a historian with a BA degree (first class) from the University of Iceland and an MA (with distinction) in Diplomatic Studies from the University of Leicester. He is a part-time teacher at the University of Akure...
Dr Katharina Höne is a project manager and researcher for online learning and researcher for science and data diplomacy with DiploFoundation. She lectures on a variety of topics in diplomatic studies and works on Diplo’s capacity building...