HLS 2100. Global Governance

Semester: 

Fall
  • Professor: Kathryn Sikkink
  • Term: Fall
  • Days: M, W
  • Time: 11:45-1:00
  • School: Harvard Kennedy School
  • Course ID: 211153

This course focuses on the interplay among states, international organizations (such as the UN, WTO, IMF, and World Bank), multinational corporations, civil society organizations, and activist networks in global governance. Cases are drawn from a broad range of issue areas, including peace and security, economic relations, human rights, and the environment. The objective is to better understand the evolution of global governance arrangements and what difference they make, in light of globalization and emerging geopolitical changes.

Note: This course is jointly-listed with HKS as IGA-103. It takes place at HKS; One Brattle Sq, room 401. The first class meeting is on September 2nd. The course will also meet for one Friday, on September 4th.