Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue

LEVEL 05 - Postgraduate Modular Diploma or Degree Course


DEPARTMENT Centre for the Study and Practice of Conflict Resolution

DESCRIPTION This study-unit will focus on the evolution of regional dynamics in the EuroMed Area with a focus on confidence building measures in the post-cold war era. Specific attention will be dedicated to comprehending inter-state and inta-state relations in the different sub-regions of the Mediterranean, namely the Maghreb, the Mashrek, the Balkans and Southern Europe. An assessment of EU external relations towards the Mediterranean (Euro-Med Partnership: Union for the Mediterranean) and Nato’s Enhanced Mediterranean Dialogue will be an integral part of this study-unit. The study-unit will also include refernce to a number of case-studies from the region including, the Cypriot and the Israeli-Palestinian conflicts.

List of Required Text Books

- Emmanuel Adler et al (ed.), The Convergence of Civilizations: Constructing a Mediterranean Region, University of Toronto Press, 2006
- Stephen C. Calleya, Evaluating Euro-Mediterranean Relations, Routledge, 2003


Assessment Component/s Assessment Due Resit Availability Weighting
Classwork SEM1 Yes 40%
Assignment SEM1 Yes 60%


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