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Politics Department Course Offerings, Winter Semester 2020/21                        

Due to the measures taken by the Freie Universität Berlin to contain the spread of COVID-19, the start of classes for the winter semester has been postponed to November 2, 2020. According to the current situation all courses at the JFKI  will be held using digital formats [synchronous online teaching at a designated time via webex].

North American Studies Course Catalog (Winter Semester 2020)

Bachelor Program

Multi-disciplinary Studies: Lecture Series

Coping with Fear: Disaster and Disease in North America, Gienow-Hecht, Ulla Haselstein, Wednesdays, 18:00-20:00

Orientation Module

Citizen-State Relations in the US, Guido Rohmann, Mondays, 14:00-16:00,

US Foreign Policy: System, State, and Public, Lora Anne Viola, Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00

 

Colloqium

B.A. Colloquium, (Economics, History, Political Sciences, Sociology), David Bosold, Fridays, 10:00-12:00

Advanced Module A: Policies and Politics

Canadian Foreign and Security Policy, David Bosold, Wednesdays, 8:30-10:00

Power, globalization, and current issues in health policy, Betsy Leimbigler, Wednesdays, 14:00-16:00

Democracy, Disinformation and Deception, Curd Knüpfer, Thursdays, 12:00-14:00

Master Program

M.A. Colloqium

Mastercolloqium Political Science , Lora Anne Viola, Mondays, 10:00-12:00

Module A: Theories and Methods in Political Science

Research Design and Methods for Political Science (also for GSNAS), Lora Anne Viola, Tuesdays, 14:00-16:00

Theories of Press-State Relations and Content Analytical Research Methods, Curd Knüpfer, Thursdays, 18:00-20:00 [

Module B: Institutions, Actors and Processes

Inequalities in the Global Order, Lora Anne Viola, Tuesdays, 12:00-14:00

Constituting the Canadian State: Governance, Identity, Legitimacy, Julie Sunday, Wednesdays, 14:00-16:00 (also Module C),

Scandal, Sensation and getting it right: The Press and the U.S. Supreme Court, Lisa Matthias, Fridays, 14:00-16:00

Internet Governance: Theory and Practice, Anna Litvinenko, Tuesdays, 14:00-16:00, in cooperation with PuK.

Module C

Arab Media Systems, Carola Richter, Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00 and Thursdays, 12:00-14:00 , in cooperation with MPK and PUK

Constituting the Canadian State: Governance, Identity, Legitimacy, Julie Sunday, Wednesdays, 14:00-16:00 (also Module B),

 

Multi-disciplinary Studies: Lecture Series

Coping with Fear: Disaster and Disease in North America, Gienow-Hecht, Ulla Haselstein, Wednesdays, 18:00-20:00

B.A. Program

All B.A. Students are required to take Understanding North America (UNA) as part of their studies.

Semester

Course

Winter

UNA A (History, Culture, Literature)

Summer

UNA B (Politics, Economics, Sociology)

 

The following B.A modules are offered by the politics department:

Semester

Orientation Module

Advanced Module A (Vertiefungsmodul)

Policies and Politics

Advanced Module B (Vertiefungsmodul)

State and Civil Society

Winter

Seminar

Vertiefungsseminar I+II

 

Summer

Proseminar

 

Vertiefungsseminar I+II

 

The following M.A. modules are offered by the politics department:

Semester

Module A

Theories and Methods in Political Science

Module B

Institutions, Actors and Processes

Module C

Politics and Policies

Winter

Hauptseminar + Seminar

 

 

Summer

 

Hauptseminar + Seminar

Hauptseminar + Seminar

 

B.A. Modules in North American Studies, Dept. of Political Science (2014-2019)

M.A. Modules in North American Studies, Dept. of Political Science (2014-2019)

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Course Archive

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