16 August 2016
International Relations **Ages 15-17**
The Cambridge Summer College is a two week university preparation programme in the beautiful city of Cambridge. Participants on this programme will live and study at Peterhouse, Cambridge and select two subjects to explore in depth for the duration of the course.
Students opting for International Relations as one of their subjects will course examine political, institutional, and military turning points since the First World War, to understand their influence on the world today.
Students will receive an introduction to fundamental international relations theory (Realism and Liberalism) and thoroughly analyse the ideologies that competed for world domination through war and influence in the twentieth century.
Topics covered include:
• The Great War – Causes and reality, 1900-1918
• Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations, 1918-1939
• Germany in interwar Europe, 1918-1939
• WWII, 1939-45
• The Cold War, 1945-1975
• The Non-Aligned Movement
• The Cold War, 1975-1991
• The rise of the European Community, 1945-Present
• The First Gulf War and the War in Bosnia (1990s)
• 11 September, 2001 – Afghanistan and Iraq
All our courses are led by expert Oxbridge academics.
Students aged 15 - 17.
GBP 0: The course fees include all tuition, accommodation and main meals (breakfast and dinner) at Peterhouse College, Cambridge. Activities and excursions whilst on the programme are also covered by the fee but please note that flights to and from the UK are not included.