The Theory and Practice of Diplomacy

As taught Spring Semester 2011

Dr Pauline Eadie, School of Politics and International Relations

This resource presents the module handbook for The Theory and Practice of Diplomacy module.

Overview of Module:

This module focuses on the changing nature of diplomatic practice, together with the range of conceptual tools that seek to explain this international activity. Its focus is contemporary. It provides a political analysis of new developments such as the public diplomacy, the decline of resident embassies and foreign ministries, and the role of regional/multinational organisations and summitry. It also encourages students to consider future theoretical and practical developments in this field.

Module Codes: M14322 (20 credits), M14323 (15 credits)

Suitable for study at: Postgraduate Level

Method and Frequency of Class: 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 1 x 1 hour lecture per week

Target Students: MA Diplomacy students have priority. Available to JYA/Erasmus students. There is a limited number of places on this module. Students are reminded that enrolments which are not agreed by the Offering School in advance may be cancelled without notice.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Offering School: Politics and International Relations