INST7310 | THE NATURE OF DIPLOMACY

The origins and development of diplomacy over the centuries, the structural organization of diplomacy. The functions of diplomacy: representation, negotiation, protection and supervision. The nature of diplomacy: from the peace of Westphalia in 1648 to the Congress of Vienna in 1815; conference diplomacy, summit diplomacy, bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, coercion, preventive diplomacy, the influence of individuals on the nature and functions of diplomacy. Globalization and diplomacy, soft power, the role of non-state actors in the diplomatic arena. The future of diplomacy.
 

Prerequisite: 
INST6300 | INTRODUCTION TO INERNATIONAL RELATIONS
INST6311 | RESEARCH METHODS