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.
The materials for this course were developed by Prof. GR Berridge, based on his book Diplomacy: Theory and Practice, now in its 5th edition. Prof. Berridge is an Emeritus Professor of International Politics at the University of Leicester and a DiploFoundation Senior Fellow; read more, including his current blog postings, on his website.
|Open for applications:||Yes|
|Application deadline:||Credit: 16 December 2019; Certificate:13 January 2020|
|Start date:||17 February 2020|
|Fees:||Certificate: €690; Credit: €850; Scholarships available|
|Course code:||IRL 5014|
|Mode(s) of study:||Certificate - Credit - Master/PGD|
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