Masterseminar: Reading IR Theory: Classical and Contemporary Work (Module: MR-1/IPIR-1 Politische Theorie des Regierens; MR-3/IPIR-3 Internationale Organisationen und Insittutionen/Frieden und Sicherheit/Ziele und Handlungsfelder globalen Regierens; MR-4)


A number of important books from the field of International Relations (IR) will be read and critically discussed in this seminar, among them classical and standard reading such as Waltz, Keohane and Wendt, but also less famous examples like David Campbell’s Writing Security, among others. The seminar requires extensive reading, and the presentation of parts of one book per participant is expected in order to stimulate debates.