Diplomacy and Foreign Policy Analysis, 7.5 hp
HT 2019, Helfart, Linköping
Diplomacy is the age-old institution for negotiations and conflict management between states. At the same time in the contemporary world the practices and forms of diplomacy are developing in response to dramatic changes of international relations. We need urgently to grasp these dynamics if we are to fully understand the forms and expressions of foreign policy in our time. Accordingly, in this course you will develop a deeper understanding of the history of diplomacy and how the development of diplomatic practices has been affected by and in turn has affected the conditions of international relations and foreign policy.