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HIST 7704 Colloquium: Ireland and Europe in the Twentieth Century (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course examines the development of Irish foreign policy and cultural relations with Europe since the foundation of the state, analyzing links in the 1920s with Britain and the Dominions, France, Germany and the Holy See. It reviews Eamon de Valera's foreign policy during the 1930s and 1940s, including the Spanish civil war and World War II. The course discusses Ireland and the cold war and Dublin's mutilateral diplomacy at the United Nations. Case studies are also included on Ireland and European integration, on Anglo-Irish relations in 1969/73, the Falklands' crisis in 1982 and the peace process in the 1990s.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: Any two semesters of HS 001 through HS 094.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17