Bordeaux, France

Conflicts and International Interventions

when 5 June 2023 - 10 June 2023
language French
duration 1 week
fee EUR 200

This summer school is jointly organised by Sciences Po Bordeaux, the University of Bordeaux, Université Laval, the Institute for Strategic Research at the Military School, and Paris Panthéon-Assas University. It is destined to graduate and postgraduate students as well as to postdoctoral researcher and professionals who are interested in the subject of conflicts and international interventions. The learning material allows participants to grasp this topic through a multidisciplinary approach integrating elements from law, political science, international relations, and economics.

The programme enables the analysis of different stakes related to the cycle of international interventions (prevention/preparation, intervention, resolution/post-intervention). Participants earn a deep, synthetic knowledge of the tools necessary to analyse conflicts and intervention, and are inspired to reflect on the great controversies related to said interventions.

Target group

The course is tailored for graduate and postgraduate students, as well as to postdoctoral researcher and professionals in the fields of law, economics, political science, and international relations.

Classes are conducted in French. Candidates should have at least a B2 level of French or equivalent. Knowledge of the English language is also required as preliminary readings are in English.

Candidates must provide a CV and a cover letter.

Course aim

By the end of the Summer School, participants will be able to:
- Explain the three great steps of intervention
- Discuss operational, political, and legal challenges for each step of said interventions
- Differentiate intervention-related stakes according to the relevant stakeholders
- Review the legitimacy and legality of an intervention or non-intervention

Fee info

EUR 200: 200€ for students from the University of Bordeaux (including lunch, coffee breaks and social programme costs)

600€ for students of partner institutions (including breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, accomodation and social programme costs)
EUR 900: 900€ for other participants (including breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, accomodation and social programme costs)

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