The geo-politics of contemporary Europe.
EUROPE AND BREXIT;
EUROPE AND AMERICA
Read this article on Trump and Europe then answer the questionaire
Read this article about Angela Merkel and Donald Trump on the immigration ban
President Donal Trump gave his first two post-inaugural interviews to David Muir of ABC News and Sean Hannity of Fox News.
EUROPE AND RUSSIA
Read this article on Russia's relationship with the EU in preparation for next week's class.
Either answer the questions about this article or answer the questions related to the video on the right
Here are some other articles to read
WEEK 4 For the Ukraine,. please read this article on US and Russian attitiudes towards Ukraine and answer the questionaire below.
For the debate in class read this article on Trump's secret peace plan.
The debate will be centred around this question:
Should Europe accept Russia's annexation of the Crimea
Can the two people who are to present and exposé in the next class please choose between the following subjects ((include all things mentioned in your expose):
1) President Porochenko, Michael McFaul, and Paul Manafor
2) Viktor Yanukovych, Vadim Novinsky, and the Maidan Revolution of 2014
If a third presentation is required, then please do the following
3) the main ukranian oligarchs and their economic interests.
THE FAR RIGHT IN EUROPE: Read this article on the far right in Europe and answer the following questionaire:
Week 6: For preparation on Hungary read this article: and this article
Exposés. Choose from one of the following:
1) Viktor Orban, and Gáspar Miklós Tamás
2)Gabor Vona and The Jobbik Party
For exposés on Poland
3) Andrzej Duda, PiS, and Andrzej Rzepliński
For prepration on Poland read this article:
WEEK 7 GERMANY
Read this article and answer the quesitoniare that follows
1) Two speed Europe
2) The rise of the extreme right in Geramny
3) The condition of the German left
WEEK 8 FRANCE
Please can everyone prepare for this class by reading something in English about the French election. Everyone should watch the televised debate that will take place on French TV on the evening of MOnday 20th March.
Exposés will be on
1) Fillon and Le Pen 2) Macron and Bayreu 3) Melanchon and Hamon
4) Other candidates
WEEK 9 REVIEW
WEEK 10 FINAL EXAM 2 hours