Dr. Baarssen shares his ideas on how to apply key concepts of the course (Othering and Orientalism) to his own field of interest, US history and politics. This puts the course as well as its key concepts in a broader context and shows the range of topics that International Studies is able to cover.
On 20 November, BA IS hosted an event connected to the 2018 Brazil Week, which, since it was first set up by Sara Brandellero and Marianne Wiesebron in 2013, has been organized for six years now by staff and students working in Brazilian Studies in the Latin American Programme at Leiden.
This article is a summary of my essay for the course ‘International Politics’. Writing essays has definitely been the highlight of the International Studies programme for me, as it allows me to a) develop independent research skills and b) go in-depth on topics I’m personally interested in.
In today’s knowledge society, when faced with solving real-life organizational problems, people engage in the magic process of co-creation through which they share their inventiveness. This value generation constantly happens in International Studies, in various ways.