Course: Politics in Contemporary Belarus

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Course title Politics in Contemporary Belarus
Course code KPE/PSB
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Legerská Kateřina, Mgr.
Course content
The course focuses on these topics: development of political system in Belarus in 1990 - 1996 the authority and the opposition in Lukashenka Belarus presidential elections in 2001,2006 foreign policy of Belarus

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Attendace - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to inform students about current politics in Lukashenka´s Belarus. The course deals with trends in politics of Belarus from break up of communist rule in Eastern Europe till present. The course emphasizes on analysis of key aspects of Alyaksander Lukashenka regime as well as a characteristics of home and external policy of the country. Discussion of students about current problems of Belarus is a part of the course, as well.
Students gain knowledge of development and character of political system in Belarus and know current political situation of the country.
Prerequisites
No special skills of students are required.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

Requirements: students are required to attend regularly the course, to prepare a presentation on the defined theme and pass an exam.
Recommended literature
  • http://kpes.upol.cz/.


Study plans that include the course
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