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INTR10612: International Relations and Global History

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International Relations and Global History
Dr Natalie Martin
Week 10 - Introduction
9th October 2015

Course admin.
Historical Sociology approach

DEF: "Historical sociology is the study of the historical emergence, reproduction and breakdown of social orders."

ie: How the world society we have has come to be

Why bother? Need to understand why we are how we are in order to understand contemporary IR.

Module Content
An IR module - about history

Links between History and International Relations

Takes a historical sociology approach

For example:

IR is about relations between states

But until 1648 nation states did not exist.
Module outline
Thematic structure:
Part 1: Changing Geographies and Orders
Part 2: Forces for Change
Part 3: Crises
Part 4: Co-operation

Start next week (w/b October 12th)

WARNING - Reading required

Check timetables regularly
and NTU email
Handbook on NOW - including reading list

NM office hour - Tuesday and Friday 2-3pm MAE 219

Other times by appointment
David Cameron was wrong about Twitter:

Twitter is a teaching tool - #INTR10612

Twitter is a resource

Twitter is a medium

Follow me… @drnataliemartin


Sheldon Cooper not right about everything

Social science is not an easy option

Quite hard!

If not sure – ask or read something
Other ways of learning


Film and documentary

BBC doco
Dir: Adam Curtis

Read: Newspapers/magazines/blogs/Twitter

Watch: C4 News/Newsnight

Listen: BBC Radio 4
BBC World Service
Current Affairs
A two-hour examination at the end of the year.

Participation in seminars
Marking criteria
Evidence of a sound understanding of the main concepts, texts and ideas presented in the module;

A capacity to discuss, link and compare these concepts, texts and ideas and to produce critical analysis;

Intellectual rigour
ie: Read and plan
Leave time to think
Top tips
They matter

Can lose you marks

Grammar and Punctuation
Week 11 none
Week 12 - How to do well in this module
Week 13 + one week behind lecture

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