The institutional architecture of the EU and its current agenda. Weaknesses, strengths, and relations with partners and neighbors. Discussions with European students.
The education of Irish, Caribbean, and South Asian immigrants in English schools. Defining the historical circumstances of each group¿s entrance to and reception by their new country.
Cities in a globalizing world. Themes: challenges posed by globalization; general and specific responses of cities to these challenges; security issues created by globalization and urbanization.
May be repeated for credit.
Recent trends in art, current Italian artistic production, differences and the dialogue among visual arts. Events, schools, and movements of the 20th century.
Prerequisite: FRENLANG 23C, or OSPPARIS 23P or equivalent placement
Changes in Japan from a defeated nation to an economic superpower. Social and cultural changes during this transformation.
Significance of the biodiversity of Latin America at the global level for both scientists and society at large. How biodiversity represents natural capital, important for human wellbeing.
Current Spanish political system, its main judicial and political institutions, outstanding actors' and the political process of the last decade.
Grammar review, vocabulary building, writing, and discussion of German culture, literature, and film. Corequisite: OSPBER 100B.
Russian economic history in the 20th century.
Germany's role in the world economy: trade, international financial markets, position within the European Union; economic relations with Eastern Europe, Russia, the Third World, and the U.S.
Learning space designs through the centuries as seen in Oxford¿s architecture, from gothic and historical to modern, post-modern, and virtual spaces.