Summer school

Geopolitics of the Arab world

Degree DirectorOnno Seroo
Bichara Khader
CoordinationAlbert Carames
Price 750€
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PRESENTATION

This intensive course on the geopolitics of the contemporary Arab World, taught by Dr. Bichara Khader, one of the most eminent specialist in studies of the Arab Word, and other outstanding specialists submerges students in an in-depth analysis of History, Geography, Politics, Demography, society and economy.

MAIN OBJECTIVES

  • To understand the political, economic and societal foundations of the contemporary Arab World
  • To deepen the understanding of ongoing processes of social change and transformation in the Arab World
  • To understand the tectonic movements in the Arab World and between the Arab World and Great Powers

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • To extract the lessons from the past to the apply them to the contemporary Arab World

CONTENTS

This Program addresses, among others, the following topics:

  1. The Arab World: Knowing the past to understand the present
  2. Shifting Geopolitics of the Arab World: the Gulf, the Mediterranean
  3. Geopolitics of Water and Energy
  4. Euro-Mediterranean Geopolitics
  5. Geopolitics of Migrations
  6. Prevention of Violent Radicalisation and Extremism in the Mediterranean
  7. Cultural Cooperation and Conflict Transformation

PROFESSORS AND CONTRIBUTORS:

Abroad


  • Bichara Khader, Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve
  • Stephen Caleya (Mediterranean Diplomatic Academy, Malta)

Madrid


  • Ignacio Álvarez-Ossorio (University of Alicante)
  • Haizam Aimirah-Fernandéz (Real Instituto Elcano)
  • Karim Hauser (Casa Árabe)

Barcelona


IEMed

  • Senén Florensa
  • Roger Albinyana
  • Emanuel Cohen-Hadria
  • Lurdes Vidal

Blanquerna

  • Albert Caramés

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