International Relations and Politics Summer School
Discover politics on the international stage and learn how countries and ideals link up to shape the modern world
What are the main differences between democratic institutions and dictatorships? Who governs modern society across the globe? How does international society affect the world as a singular force?
Discover the answers on our insightful International Relations & Politics summer course. From Marxism to globalisation, we’ll introduce you to global political concepts, working through everything in practical study groups and seminars to ensure everyone’s on the same page. We’ll also open the floor and debate Oxford style using the knowledge and insight we’ve learned from world-class tutors.
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Absorb, share, collaborate and question. That’s how we encourage you to gain the most from our International Relations & Politics course. A complex subject requires a comprehensive path of study and at Oxford Summer Courses, we’re equipped to offer it.
Our expert tutors are well established in their field and can guide, advise and subjectively review your work through all stages of your study for an immersive, enriched learning experience.
From thought-provoking debates with your peers to one-on-one sessions where you can discuss your essays in great depth, we’re proud to deliver a combined teaching and learning experience where your success is our priority.
Dr. Gerald Mako studied History at Cambridge where now he is working on his PhD in Development Studies; trained as a specialist in Central Asian history his research focuses on conversion to Islam/Christianity/Judaism and Soviet/Russian policymaking. Aside from publishing two dozen articles and presenting more than 25 papers across the globe he has also been teaching extensively at the University and is now in the process of setting up his own firm in the education&tech industry.
Oliver graduated from the University of Oxford in 2017 with a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. While at Oxford, he published in the British Journal of Undergraduate Philosophy. He is due to begin studying for the BPhil in Philosophy at the University of Oxford in October 2017. He specializes in the Philosophy of Logic and Language, Political Theory, and Marxist Political Philosophy.
Sa’eed Husaini is a doctoral candidate at Oxford’s Department of International Development (ODID). He studies democratization and political culture in contemporary Nigeria through focusing on how local political party branches organize and retain voluntary members across an election cycle. He has taught masters’ students on the ODID Core Course in International Development, and has tutored undergraduates in African Politics for Stanford House, Oxford. He also works on research projects related to natural resource governance, security, and public sector reform in sub-Saharan Africa.
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