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Diplomacy, negotiation and mediation

FKVC31 – Diplomacy, negotiation and mediation (7.5 credits). Bachelor course in Peace and Conflict Studies. Spring term.

The course will introduce and elaborate on diplomatic practice, such as negotiation and mediation. Central issues to be discussed and compared are varieties of diplomacy, newness and decline of diplomacy, cultural differences in international negotiation as well as third parties in international negotiations.

Practice and strategies will be linked to various diplomatic actors, such as states, intergovernmental organisations (IGOs), novgovernmental organisations (NGOs) official and unofficial diplomats. The course stresses the linkage between theory and practice in international relations.

The course seminars will provide empirical foundation for the theoretical discussions.

Literature (pdf, new window)
Syllabus (pdf, new window)


Helen Fogelin

International coordinator – incoming students

Room: 234
Telephone: +46 (0)46-2228951
E-mail: helen [dot] fogelin [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se