Government 247 - International Relations in Africa

Internatnl Relations in Africa

Anna Kapambwe Mwaba

W 1:20 PM - 2:35 PM; M 1:40 PM - 2:55 PM

Smith College
Seelye 206
This course provides an introduction to the international relations of contemporary Africa. It explores how Africa has redefined our understanding of international relations and its role as a global actor. Core themes include the politics of post-independence international alignments, the external causes and effects of authoritarian rule, and the continent's role in the global political economy. The course concludes with a consideration of pressing current issues on the African continent, including state failure, health interventions, issues of peace and security, and China’s growing economic and political influence. Designation: International Relations.
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.