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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Social Sciences (Master course) Law and Politics
Lecture Code PT013312 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 公共法政特講(EU法)
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Law and Public Policy Special Lecture
ショーラク モハメド
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Thur5-6
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture in English 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 24 : Law
Eligible Students the first and second year students
Keywords EU,   European Union.  
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This program will include teaching history of the construction and the evolution of the European Union, its different institutions in order to provide students the basic information’s regarding the mechanisms of the functioning of the Union. The aim of the presentation is to understand who do and what in Brussels? It will be also question of the international relations of the Union, especially the Japan-European Union relations.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Lesson 1: General history Introduction to the European Institutions
lesson2 Lesson 2: the Context of the After War and the Confrontation East West in Europe
lesson3 Lesson 3: Difficult Start of the cooperation In Europe
lesson4 Lesson 4: the Launch of the European Construction
lesson5 Lesson 5: The signature of the Treaty of Paris and the Treaties of Rome
lesson6 Lesson 6: Enlargement and Deepening of the European Union (1)
lesson7 Lesson 7: Enlargement and Deepening of the European Union (2)
lesson8 Lesson 8: the Crisis of the European Union
lesson9 Lesson 9: The European Parliament
lesson10 Lesson 10: The European Council
lesson11 Lesson 11: The Council of the European Union
lesson12 Lesson 12: The European Commission
lesson13 Lesson 13: other Institutions of the European Union
lesson14 Lesson 14: the European Union International Relations
lesson15 Lesson 15: the European Union and Japan Relations  
-Desmond Dinan "Origins and Evolution of the European Union" second Edition, Oxford, UK, 2014.
-Andreas Staab "The European Union Explained: Institutions, Actors, Global Impact" , Indiana University Press, USA, 2013.
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Read distributed materials carefully. 
Grading Method Students will be evaluated on the basis of the term-end essay test. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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