Clausewitz and ‘New Wars’ Theories

Posted by QMUL Online on 10-Oct-2019 10:00:00
  Dr Sandra De Carvalho is a Teaching Associate at the Queen Mary University of London and a tutor in the university’s online MA in International Relations. Her main areas of interest are Latin American politics (with a focus on Brazil’s foreign policy), US Foreign Policy, and International Security (with an emphasis on nuclear proliferation and nuclear international norms). In the article below, she discusses the relevance of Clausewitz and ‘New Wars’ theories to our understanding of current conflicts. What is war? Can we easily define it? Is it possible to make a clear distinction between legitimate violence and murder? What are war’s key elements, causes, and manifestations? Is the character of war immutable, or it is like a ‘chameleon’ that changes according to different circumstances?
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Topics: masters degree in international relations, Masters in International Relations

5 top International Relations conferences

Posted by QMUL Online on 19-Sep-2019 10:00:00
If you’re interested in the dynamic world of International Relations, conferences are a great way to keep your knowledge up-to-date.
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Topics: Masters in International Relations, online masters in international relations

Who deserves to be a British citizen?

Posted by QMUL Online on 25-Mar-2019 09:30:00
Dr Nevena Nancheva is a tutor for the Queen Mary Online International Relations MA and has a particular interest in European integration, EU security and migration governance, and earlier, nationalism and national minorities. Here, she raises important questions about whether it's ethical to consider British citizenship a privilege rather than a right.
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Topics: international relations MA degree, MA international relations, Masters in International Relations

How Globalisation and Deglobalisation are dominating International Relations

Posted by QMUL Online on 09-Nov-2018 10:00:00
Globalisation has become one of the most discussed and studied areas of international relations over the past few decades and many aspects of the modern world in which we live are touched by it.
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Topics: MA in International Relations, masters degree in international relations, Masters in International Relations

Should You Consider Unpaid Internships While Completing Your International Relations Degree?

Posted by QMUL Online on 16-Aug-2018 10:00:00
In today's competitive job market, unpaid internships have become the entry point for many young professionals. With a supply of qualified candidates exceeding demand in many sectors, businesses and organisations are increasingly trading on the promise of professional experience. A 2017 study by The Online Recruitment Resource found that up to 48% of young workers in the UK had undertaken unpaid internships.
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Topics: international relations studies, MA international relations, Masters in International Relations, online masters in international relations

Crucial Moments in US History You'll Learn about during Your Master’s in International Relations

Posted by QMUL Online on 09-Aug-2018 10:00:00
US history has played a big role in shaping the current international order
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Topics: Masters in International Relations, online international relations PGDip, online masters in international relations, study international relations online

What You Can Gain From Attending Academic Conferences During Your International Relations Degree

Posted by QMUL Online on 26-Jul-2018 10:00:00
Attending academic conferences can be very beneficial for international relations students
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Topics: Masters in International Relations, online PGCert in international relations, postgraduate diploma in international relations, study international relations online

4 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Topic for Your MA in International Relations Dissertation

Posted by QMUL Online on 24-Jul-2018 10:00:00
Choosing a dissertation topic can be both exciting and challenging
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Topics: MA international relations, masters degree in international relations, Masters in International Relations, online international relations PGDip, study international relations online

3 Qualities that Set the Best International Relations Degree Programmes Apart

Posted by QMUL Online on 14-Feb-2018 14:06:00
  Top international relations courses prepare students to address global issues
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Topics: international relations degree, MA in International Relations, Masters in International Relations

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