Contemporary Political History


This course explores the global impact of revolutions, social protest, Cold War dynamics, collective action, political regimes, revolutionary ideologies, democratization, and globalization in contemporary political history.

What you will learn

To gain a comprehensive understanding of the multifaceted impact of historical and contemporary political movements, and to develop critical thinking and analytical skills in evaluating the influence of these movements on global politics.

Course program

The Global Impact of Revolutions
Social Protest and the Quest for Equality
Cold War Dynamics and Revolutionary Movements
Collective Action and Leadership in Mass Movements
Emergence and Governance of Political Regimes
Revolutionary Ideologies and Utopian Visions
Democratization in the Late 20th and Early 21st Centuries
The Multifaceted Impact of Globalization on Politics