EURR 2002 V - Europe and Russia in the World

The position of Europe, the European Union, and the Russian Federation in a global context, including geopolitical, economic, security, and human dimensions. Prerequisite(s): second year standing.

This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to the position of Europe, the European Union, and the Russian Federation in international affairs. The temporal focus is on the period following the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe.

CRN for section V: 12405

CRN for section VOD (optional Video On Demand service): 12406

In-class lecture time & location:
Tuesdays, 2:35pm to 4:25pm, 624 SA

Instructor: Joan DeBardeleben

Joan DeBardeleben

About the instructor: Joan DeBardeleben is Chancellor's Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Institute of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (EURUS) at Carleton University, where she also holds Jean Monnet Chair in the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood Relations. She is also Director of the Centre for European Studies (Carleton's European Union Centre of Excellence), and Director of the Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue, a major Canada-Europe research network funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). She received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1979 and taught at Colorado State University and at McGill University prior to coming to Carleton University in 1991. She is the author of numerous books and articles dealing with Russian politics, including attention to public opinion, labour relations and privatization, environmental politics, federalism, and elections. Her recent research work also deals with EU-Russian relations and the EU's policy toward its eastern neighbours, as well as with political participation in the European Union. Recently DeBardeleben has been working on a research project entitled, "Interests, and Governance Structures in EU-Russian Relations: Constructing issues and framing interests," funded by a SSHRC Standard Research Grant. DeBardeleben is president of the European Community Studies Association-Canada (ECSA-C), a former President of the Canadian Association of Slavists, and an active member of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies . She has been a Visiting Researcher at the Mannheim Center for European Social Research (Mannheim, Germany) and in at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Berlin.

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