Course details

Course details

Contested States in International Relations (in englischer Sprache)
SWS:
Block-VA
Dozierende:
Stahl, Bernhard, Prof. Dr.
Veranstaltungstyp:
Oberseminar
Veranstaltungsart:
Master Class
Beschreibung:
Contested states, also known as ‘de facto states’, ‘quasi states’ and ‘unrecognized states’ are state-like entities that have achieved de facto independence, but have failed to gain widespread international recognition. These entities exist in limbo for they are de jure part of one country, but de facto controlled by a different (secessionist) political authority. Belonging to a grey zone of international and/or local contestation, they essentially embody diminished statehood due to their lack or limited internal and/or external sovereignty. In this list are Abkhazia, Kosovo, Nagorno-Karabakh, Palestine, Somaliland, South Ossetia, Taiwan, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), Transnistria, Western Sahara, as well as the more recent cases of Luhansk and Donetsk in Ukraine.

This course focuses on contested states and their attempts to engage in international relations with individual states and international organizations alike. It examines and compares different cases of contested states based on the degree of external/internal contestation and, most importantly, the strategies for overcoming their sovereignty deficit. The main focus will be on their foreign policy activities and the various novel and creative, formal or non-formal performative practices such as closer engagement without recognition, digital and public diplomacy campaigns aimed at increasing external presence and document recognition, that these entities utilize in order to establish their presence internationally and advance their state-building agenda.
Ort:
nicht angegeben
Zeiten:
Termine am Donnerstag. 30.11. 14:00 - 20:00, Freitag. 01.12. - Samstag. 02.12. 10:00 - 20:00, Sonntag. 03.12. 10:00 - 18:00
Erster Termin:Do , 30.11.2017 14:00 - 20:00
Semester:
WS 17/18
Veranstaltungsnummer:
42015
TeilnehmerInnen
Master students
Voraussetzungen:
Students should have a sound knowledge of International Relations and must read at least one of the main essential readings BEFORE the seminar.
Lernorganisation:
A registration in StudIP and at the same time directly with Dr. Krasniqi (gezimkrasniqi@gmail.com) is necessary.
Leistungsnachweis:
3,000 words (homework). Regular attendance and participation is a requirement.
Anrechenbar fr:
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Philosophische Fakultät > Master > Governance and Public Policy > Version WS 2015 > Masternote > Modulgruppe B: Schwerpunktmodule > Global Governance > 372120 | MC/OS Global Governance
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Philosophische Fakultät > Master > European Studies > Version SS 2014 > Masternote > Modulgruppe B: Europäische Module > Politikwissenschaft > Prüfungsmodul Politikwissenschaft II > 153302 | HS Politik im europäischen Kontext II
Philosophische Fakultät > Master > European Studies > Version SS 2014 > Masternote > Modulgruppe B: Europäische Module > Politikwissenschaft > Prüfungsmodul Politikwissenschaft I > 153301 | HS Politik im europäischen Kontext I
Philosophische Fakultät > Master > Governance and Public Policy > Version WS 2013 > Masternote > Modulgruppe B: Fächerübergreifende Schwerpunktmodule > Comparative Politics/Global Governance > 372120 | MC/OS Global Governance
Philosophische Fakultät > Master > Governance and Public Policy > Version WS 2013 > Masternote > Modulgruppe B: Fächerübergreifende Schwerpunktmodule > Comparative Politics/Global Governance > 372130 | MC/OS Auswärtige Beziehungen und staatenübergreifende Organisationen im transatlantischen Kontext
Philosophische Fakultät > Master > Governance and Public Policy > Version WS 2011 > Masternote > Modulgruppe B: Fächerübergreifende Schwerpunktmodule > Comparative Politics/Global Governance > 372120 | MC/OS Global Governance
Philosophische Fakultät > Master > Governance and Public Policy > Version WS 2011 > Masternote > Modulgruppe B: Fächerübergreifende Schwerpunktmodule > Comparative Politics/Global Governance > 372130 | MC/OS Auswärtige Beziehungen und staatenübergreifende Organisationen im transatlantischen Kontext
Philosophische Fakultät > Master > International Cultural and Business Studies - Kulturwirtschaft > Version WS 2014 > Masternote > Modulgruppe B: Schwerpunktmodule Kulturraumstudien > 652820 | Politikwissenschaft
Philosophische Fakultät > Master > International Cultural and Business Studies - Kulturwirtschaft > Version WS 2014 > Masternote > Modulgruppe B: Schwerpunktmodule Kulturraumstudien > 652821 | Politikwissenschaft
Philosophische Fakultät > Master > International Cultural and Business Studies - Kulturwirtschaft > Version WS 2014 > Masternote > Modulgruppe B: Schwerpunktmodule Kulturraumstudien > 652822 | Politikwissenschaft
Sonstiges:
Lecturer: Dr Gezim Krasniqi (Gastdozent bei der Professur Dr. Bernhard Stahl)
ECTS-Punkte:
10
Literatur:
Essential readings:
Berg, Eiki & Raul Toomla (2009) ‘Forms of Normalisation in the Quest for De Facto Statehood,’ The International Spectator, 44:4, 27-45. DOI: 10.1080/03932720903351104

Caspersen, Nina (2013) Unrecognized States: The Struggle for Sovereignty in the Modern International System. Polity.

Florea, Adrian (2014) ‘De Facto States in International Politics (1945–2011): A New Data Set,’ International Interactions, 40:5, 788-811. DOI: 10.1080/03050629.2014.915543

Geldenhuys, Deon (2009) Contested States in World Politics. Palgrave.

Kolstø, Pål (2006) ‘The Sustainability and Future of Unrecognized Quasi-States,’ Journal of Peace Research, 43; 6, 723–740.DOI: 10.1177/0022343306068102

Pegg, Scott (1998) De Facto States in the International System. Working Paper No. 21. Vancouver: Institute of International Relations, University of British Columbia.
Weitere Informationen zu dieser Veranstaltung:
Heimatinstitut: Lehrprofessur für Internationale Politik
Angemeldete Teilnehmer: 17
Anzahl der Postings im Forum: 2