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PGDIR Fall 2014

DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS


UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA
POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, FALL2014

COURSES AND COURSE CO-ORDINATORS


Courses
Course 101: Introduction to International Relations
Course 102: Bangladesh in Global Affairs
Course 103: Global Security Issues

Course 104: Global Development and Governance

Co-ordinators
Dr. Syeda Rozana Rashid (Section A)
Professor Ashequa Irshad (Section B)
Ms. Lailufar Yasmin (Section A)
Professor Ruksana Kibria (Section B)
Ms. Saima Ahmed (Section A)
Professor Dr. Rashed Uz Zaman (Section
B)
Professor Dr. Delwar Hossain (Section A)
Mr. Mohammad Atique Rahman (Section
B)

CLASS ROOM: Section A: Room no # SSB 618


Section B: Room no # SSB 615
CLASS TIME: (Rescheduled)
Friday
: 9:00 am--10:20 am & 10: 40-12 pm
Saturday
: 10:00 am-11:20 am & 11:40-1:00 pm
WEEK 1
Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Prof. Dr. Rashed
Uz Zaman
October 24, 2014
Friday

Lecture 1: Course 103 (Section A)


Approaches to the Study of Global
Security
Resource Person: Dr. ASM Ali
Ashraf

Lecture 3: Course 102 (Section A)


Foreign Policy Making in
Developing Countries
Resource Person: Prof. Ehsanul
Haque

Lecture 2: Course 102 (Section B)


Foreign Policy Making in
Developing Countries

Lecture 4: Course 103 (Section B)


Approaches to the Study of Global
Security

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Resource Person: Prof. Ehsanul


Haque
Co-ordinator-in- Lecture 5: Course 101 (Section A)
Charge:
Introducing International Relations:
Ms. Saima
Current state of the discipline
Ahmed
Resource Person: Mr. Mohammad
October 25, 2014 Towheedul Islam
Saturday
Lecture 6: Course 104 (Section B)
Conceptualizing international
development and global governance
Resource Person: Dr. Mohammad
Tanzimuddin Khan
WEEK 2
Lecture 9: Course 101 (Section A)
Co-ordinator-in- A Short Introduction to the History of
Charge:
the World since 1919
Prof. Dr. Delwar Resource Person: Mr. Obaidul Haque
Hossain
October 31, 2014 Lecture 10: Course 102 (Section B)
Friday
Emergence of Bangladesh: the Role
of External Powers
Resource Person: Prof. Ruksana
Kibria

Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Dr. Syeda
Rozana Rashid
November 1,
2014
Saturday

WEEK 3
Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Mr. Mohammad
Atique Rahman

Resource Person: Dr. ASM Ali


Ashraf
Lecture 7: Course 104 (Section A)
Conceptualizing international
development and global governance
Resource Person: Dr. Mohammad
Tanzimuddin Khan
Lecture 8: Course 101 (Section A)
Introducing International Relations:
Current state of the discipline
Resource Person: Mr. Mohammad
Towheedul Islam
Lecture 11: Course 102 (Section A)
Emergence of Bangladesh: the Role
of External Powers
Resource Person: Prof. Ruksana
Kibria

Lecture 12: Course 101 (Section B)


A Short Introduction to the History
of the World since 1919
Resource Person: Mr. Obaidul
Haque
Lecture 13: Course 103 (Section A)
Lecture 15: Course 104 (Section A)
9/11 and the Global War on Terrorism International trade and finance:
Resource Person: Professor M.
Trends and new directions
Shahiduzzaman
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Sohela
Nazneen
Lecture 14: Course 104 (Section B)
International trade and finance:
Lecture 16: Course 103 (Section B)
Trends and new directions
9/11 and the Global War on
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Sohela
Terrorism
Nazneen
Resource Person: Professor M.
Shahiduzzaman
Lecture 17: Course 104 (Section A)
Lecture 19: Course 102 (Section A)
Multinational corporations and
National Security of Bangladesh:
foreign direct investment (FDI): A
Issues, Concerns and Prospects
critical view on their roles in global
Resource Person: Dr. Abul Kalam
economy
Azad

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November 7,
2014
Friday

Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Prof. Ashequa
Irshad
November 8,
2014
Saturday

WEEK 4
Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Prof. Ruksana
Kibria
November 14,
2014
Friday

Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Ms. Lailufar
Yasmin
November 15,
2014
Saturday

Resource Person: Mr. Obaidul


Haque

Lecture 20: Course 104 (Section B)


Multinational corporations and
Lecture 18: Course 102 (Section B)
foreign direct investment (FDI): A
National Security of Bangladesh:
critical view on their roles in global
Issues, Concerns and Prospects
economy
Resource Person: Dr. Abul Kalam
Resource Person: Mr. Obaidul
Azad
Haque
Lecture 21: Course 103 (Section A)
Lecture 23: Course 101 (Section A)
NATO and the Future of Military
Principal Theories of International
Alliances/Coalitions in World Politics Relations: An Overview
Resource Person: Professor M.
Resource Person: Prof. Abdul Halim
Shahiduzzaman
Lecture 24: Course 103 (Section B)
Lecture 22: Course 104 (Section A)
NATO and the Future of Military
Course 101 (Section A)
Alliances/Coalitions in World
Principal Theories of International
Politics
Relations: An Overview
Resource Person: Professor M.
Resource Person: Prof. Abdul Halim Shahiduzzaman
Lecture 25: Course 101 (Section A)
Lecture 27: Course 103 (Section A)
Changing Concept of State and
The Arab Spring and its Effect on
Sovereignty in the Intl System
Regional and International Security
Resource Person: Ms. Bushra Hasina Resource Person: Prof. Ruhul Amin
Chowdhury
Lecture 26: Course 103 (Section B)
The Arab Spring and its Effect on
Regional and International Security
Resource Person: Prof. Ruhul Amin
Lecture 29: Course 102 (Section A)
Formulation of Bangladeshs Foreign
Policy: Internal and External Factors
Resource Person: Prof. Abdul Halim
Lecture 30: Course 104 (Section B)
The politics of aid and development:
The Role of International Financial
Institutions
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. CR Abrar

Lecture 28: Course 101 (Section B)


Changing Concept of State and
Sovereignty in the Intl System
Resource Person: Ms. Bushra
Hasina Chowdhury
Lecture 31: Course 104 (Section A)
The politics of aid and development:
The Role of International Financial
Institutions
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. CR
Abrar
Lecture 32: Course 102 (Section B)
Formulation of Bangladeshs
Foreign Policy: Internal and External
Factors

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Resource Person: Prof. Abdul Halim


WEEK 5
Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Mr. Mohammad
Atique Rahman
November 21,
2014
Friday

Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Ms. Lailufar
Yasmin
November 22,
2014
Saturday

WEEK 6
Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Dr. Syeda
Rozana Rashid
November 28,
2014
Friday

Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Prof. Ruksana
Kibria

Lecture 33: Course 101 (Section A)


Non-State Actors and International
Politics
Resource Person: Dr. Syeda Rozana
Rashid
Lecture 34: Course 102 (Section B)
Bangladeshs Maritime Security-the
Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and
Beyond
Resource Person: Rear Admiral
(Retd.) Khurshid Alam
Lecture 37: Course 103 (Section A)
The Politics of Nuclear Weapons
Proliferation
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Imtiaz
Ahmed
Lecture 38: Course 104 (Section B)
Intellectual property rights: Issues
and challenges for the Global South
Resource Person: Mr. Mohammad
Atique Rahman
Lecture 41: Course 101 (Section A)
Democracy and the Third World: End
of History?
Resource Person: Prof. Ashequa
Irshad
Lecture 42: Course 102 (Section B)
Bangladesh and Its South Asian
NeighborsOpportunities and
Obstacles
Resource Person: Ambassador
Humayun Kabir
Lecture 45: Course 103 (Section A)
Balancing American Hegemony: the
Role of China, European Union, and
Russia

Lecture 35: Course 102 (Section A)


Bangladeshs Maritime Security-the
Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and
Beyond
Resource Person: Rear Admiral
(Retd.) Khurshid Alam
Lecture 36: Course 101 (Section B)
Non-State Actors and International
Politics
Resource Person: Dr. Syeda Rozana
Rashid
Lecture 39: Course 104 (Section A)
Intellectual property rights: Issues
and challenges for the Global South
Resource Person: Mr. Mohammad
Atique Rahman
Lecture 40: Course 103 (Section B)
The Politics of Nuclear Weapons
Proliferation
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Imtiaz
Ahmed
Lecture 43: Course 102 (Section A)
Bangladesh and Its South Asian
NeighborsOpportunities and
Obstacles
Resource Person: Ambassador
Humayun Kabir
Lecture 44: Course 101 (Section B)
Democracy and the Third World:
End of History?
Resource Person: Prof. Ashequa
Irshad
Lecture 47: Course 104 (Section A)
Global civil society: Implications for
promoting human tights, peace and
security

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November 29,
2014
Saturday

WEEK 7
Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Mr. Mohammad
Atique Rahman
December 5,
2014
Friday

Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Dr. Syeda
Rozana Rashid
December 6,
2014
Saturday

WEEK 8
Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Prof. Ruksana
Kibria
December 12,
2014
Friday

Resource Person: Prof. Ehsanul


Haque

Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Delwar


Hossain

Lecture 46: Course 104 (Section B)


Global civil society: Implications for
promoting human tights, peace and
security
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Delwar
Hossain
Lecture 49: Course 101 (Section A)
Power and National Power in IR
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Imtiaz
Ahmed

Lecture 48: 103 (Section B)


Balancing American Hegemony: the
Role of China, European Union, and
Russia
Resource Person: Prof. Ehsanul
Haque
Lecture 51: Course 102 (Section A)
Bangladesh and Big Powersthe
United States, the European Union,
China and Japan
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Abdur
Rob Khan

Lecture 50: Course 102 (Section B)


Bangladesh and Big Powersthe
United States, the European Union,
China and Japan
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Abdur
Rob Khan
Lecture 53: Course 103 (Section A)
Global Climate Change: Threats and
Possible Responses
Resource Person: Mr. Mohammad
Towheedul Islam
Lecture 54: Course 104 (Section B)
Development and human security:
Global energy and health crisis
Resource Person: Ms. Bushra Hasina
Chowdhury
Lecture 57: Course 101 (Section A)
Cold War and Post-Cold War
Dynamics in International Relations
Resource Person: Prof. Ruksana
Kibria
Lecture 58: Course 102 (Section B)
Bangladesh and the Middle East
Resource Person: Prof. Ruhul Amin

Lecture 52: Course 101 (Section B)


Power and National Power in IR
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Imtiaz
Ahmed
Lecture 55: Course 104 (Section A)
Development and human security:
Global energy and health crisis
Resource Person: Ms. Bushra
Hasina Chowdhury
Lecture 56: Course 103 (Section B)
Global Climate Change: Threats and
Possible Responses
Resource Person: Mr. Mohammad
Towheedul Islam
Lecture 59: Course 102 (Section A)
Bangladesh and the Middle East
Resource Person: Prof. Ruhul Amin
Lecture 60: Course 101 (Section B)
Cold War and Post-Cold War
Dynamics in International Relations
Resource Person: Prof. Ruksana
Kibria

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Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Prof. Ashequa
Irshad
December 13,
2014
Saturday

WEEK 9
Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Prof. Dr. Delwar
Hossain
December 19,
2014
Friday

Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Ms. Saima
Ahmed
December 20,
2014
Saturday

WEEK 10
Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Prof. Dr. Delwar
Hossain
December 27,
2014
Friday

Lecture 61: Course 103 (Section A)


Energy security
Resource Person: Dr. Mohammad
Tanzimuddin Khan

Lecture 63: Course 104 (Section A)


New regionalism in the world:
Implications and challenges
Resource Person: Ms. Lailufar
Yasmin

Lecture 62: Course 104 (Section B)


New regionalism in the world:
Implications and challenges
Resource Person: Ms. Lailufar
Yasmin
Lecture 65: Course 101 (Section A)
Nations, Nationalism and NationState in the Study of IR
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Amena
Mohsin

Lecture 64: Course 103 (Section B)


Energy security
Resource Person: Dr. Mohammad
Tanzimuddin Khan
Lecture 67: Course 102 (Section A)
Regional Cooperation and
Bangladeshs InitiativesSAARC,
ASEAN, BIMSTEC and BMIC
Resource Person: Ms. Saima Ahmed

Lecture 66: Course 102 (Section B)


Regional Cooperation and
Bangladeshs InitiativesSAARC,
ASEAN, BIMSTEC and BMIC
Resource Person: Ms. Saima Ahmed
Lecture 69: Course 103 (Section A)
Ethnic conflict, mass killings,
genocide and international security
Resource Person: Mr. Mohammad
Atique Rahman

Lecture 68: Course 101 (Section B)


Nations, Nationalism and NationState in the Study of IR
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Amena
Mohsin
Lecture 71: Course 104 (Section A)
Gender and global development and
governance
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Sohela
Nazneen

Lecture 70: Course 104 (Section B)


Gender and global development and
governance
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Sohela
Nazneen
Lecture 73: Course 101 (Section A)
International Law and its Application
in International Relations
Resource Person: Prof. Ramjul Huq

Lecture 72: Course 103 (Section B)


Ethnic conflict, mass killings,
genocide and international security
Resource Person: Mr. Mohammad
Atique Rahman
Lecture 75: Course 102 (Section A)
Bangladesh and the UN
Challenges and Opportunities
Resource Person: Prof. Ashequa
Irshad

Lecture 74: Course 102 (Section B)


Bangladesh and the UNChallenges
and Opportunities
Resource Person: Prof. Ashequa

Lecture 76: Course 101 (Section B)


International Law and its
Application in International

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Irshad
Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Prof. Dr. Rashed
Uz Zaman
December 28,
2014
Saturday

WEEK 11
Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Mr. Mohammad
Atique Rahman
January 2, 2014
Friday

Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Ms. Saima
Ahmed
January 3, 2014
Saturday

WEEK 12
Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Ms. Lailufar
Yasmin

Lecture 77: Course 103 (Section A)


The Changing Nature of UN
Peacekeeping: Changes and Choices
Resource Person: Brigadier General
Saleem Ahmad Khan
Lecture 78: Course 104 (Section B)
The United Nations Millennium
Development Goals and post-MDGs
with special focus on developing and
under-developed countries
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Amena
Mohsin
Lecture 81: Course 101 (Section A)
Relevance of Ideologies in
International Affairs
Resource Person: Dr. ASM Ali
Ashraf
Lecture 82: Course 102 (Section B)
Bangladeshs Foreign Economic
Goals
Resource Person: Mr. Mohammad
Atique Rahman
Lecture 85: Course 103 (Section A)
Feminist Perspectives on
International Security
Resource Person: Ms. Saima Ahmed
Lecture 86: Course 104 (Section B)
Development induced displacement
and conflict: Trends and patterns
Resource Person: Dr. Syeda Rozana
Rashid
Lecture: 89: Course 101 (Section A)
Globalization and International
Relations
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. C R Abrar

Relations
Resource Person: Prof. Ramjul Huq
Lecture 79: Course 104 (Section A)
The United Nations Millennium
Development Goals and post-MDGs
with special focus on developing and
under-developed countries
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Amena
Mohsin
Lecture 80: Course 103 (Section B)
The Changing Nature of UN
Peacekeeping: Changes and Choices
Resource Person: Brigadier General
Saleem Ahmad Khan
Lecture: 83: Course 102 (Section A)
Bangladeshs Foreign Economic
Goals
Resource Person: Mr. Mohammad
Atique Rahman
Lecture 84: Course 101 (Section B)
Relevance of Ideologies in
International Affairs
Resource Person: Dr. ASM Ali
Ashraf
Lecture 87: Course 104 (Section A)
Development induced displacement
and conflict: Trends and patterns
Resource Person: Dr. Syeda Rozana
Rashid
Lecture 88: Course 103 (Section B)
Feminist Perspectives on
International Security
Resource Person: Ms. Saima Ahmed
Lecture 91: Course 102 (Section A)
Future of Bangladesh in a Changing
Global Scenario
Resource Person: Ms. Lailufar
Yasmin

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January 9, 2015
Friday

Lecture 90: Course 102 (Section B)


Future of Bangladesh in a Changing
Global Scenario
Resource Person: Ms. Lailufar
Yasmin

Co-ordinator-inCharge:
Prof. Ashequa
Irshad
January 10, 2015
Saturday

Lecture 93: Course 103 (Section A)


Transnational Crimes: A Snapshot on
Cyber Crime, Drug Smuggling,
Human Trafficking and maritime
piracy
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Rashed
Uz Zaman
Lecture 94: Course 104 (Section B)
Reforming the agenda of global
development and governance? New
economic powers and institutions
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Delwar
Hossain

Lecture 92: Course 101 (Section B)


Globalization and International
Relations
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. C R
Abrar
Lecture 95: Course 104 (Section A)
Reforming the agenda of global
development and governance? New
economic powers and institutions
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Delwar
Hossain
Lecture: 96: Course 103 (Section B)
Transnational Crimes: A Snapshot on
Cyber Crime, Drug Smuggling,
Human Trafficking and maritime
piracy
Resource Person: Prof. Dr. Rashed
Uz Zaman

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IMPORTANT DEADLINES:
Submission of Term Papers: January 10, 2015
Final Examinations: January 17, 2015
Publication of Result: February 7, 2015
Certificate Award Ceremony: February 14, 2015
NB: Please note that these dates might be shifted due to any unavoidable circumstances. In case
of any such changes, students would be notified in advance.