CREDITS 4 (LV) 6 (ECTS) - 60 Contact Hours
The course is intended to grasp the historical reasons and motivations for situations and problematic issues that the modern policy makers are coping with. The course is structured to cover the most important political and economic aspects and controversies in Europe, Americas, Africa, China, Middle East and Central Asia. With the emphasis on topics and international relations problematic this course addresses the history from the explanatory perspective. Regions and countries, and their specific cultural, economic and political heritage will be discussed during interactive lectures, allowing the students to engage in an active exchange of ideas, and provide alternative explanations for the cases.
- Teacher: Mārtiņš Hiršs