BA Dissertation Colloquium: International Relations

Instructor: Prof. Sabine Carey

Course description:

This colloquium aims at supporting bachelor students in conceptualizing and writing their final thesis.

Period for finishing the BA thesis:

Recommended for: BA Students Political Science, Final Module

Registration: online via Student Portal

Office hours: by appointment

Important dates for the BA thesis:

Tuesday, 26 March 2013: registration for BA thesis

Monday, 13 May 2013: deadline for submission of BA thesis.

Dates and Times:

Wednesday 12:00 bis 13:30, Room: B 6, 23-25 Bauteil A (Hörsaalgebäude)- A 1.02

6 March: Introduction
13 March: Discussion of possible research questions & research designs
20 March: Finalizing research question
10 April: Discussion of progress & problems
17 April: Discussion of progress & problems
8 May: Final discussion

Important information:

To ensure students are in the best possible position to start their research at the time of registration, students considering participating in this colloquium need to submit a short (1-3 pages) outline of their possible research question and research strategy by 1 March. Potential dissertation topics include repression, civil war, democratization, African politics, foreign aid.