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Taiwan Law in Focus: Economy, Society and Democracy (Coursera)

May 23rd 2022
Taiwan Law in Focus: Economy, Society and Democracy (Coursera)
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“Taiwan Law in Focus” is the first online course provided by the College of Law, National Taiwan University. This course will give you an introduction to the legal system in Taiwan, which includes the topics of Constitution, administration law, criminal law, civil law, corporative law, and some related issues. [...]

How Technology is Shaping Democracy and the 2020 Election (Coursera)

Democracy can only thrive with the participation of well-informed citizens. The 2020 U.S. presidential election will be historic for many reasons and all parties are leveraging the power of technology to both influence and mobilize voters. More than ever, digital tools and platforms are shaping the opinions and behaviors [...]

Civic Engagement in American Democracy (Coursera)

May 23rd 2022
Civic Engagement in American Democracy (Coursera)
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So how does the American political system work? Who are some of the key actors? What are key concepts for a student trying to understand what’s going on? How can I as a citizen influence politics? Civic Engagement in American Democracy takes on these and other key questions. We’re [...]

Moral Foundations of Politics (Coursera)

When do governments deserve our allegiance, and when should they be denied it? This course explores the main answers that have been given to this question in the modern West. We start with a survey of the major political theories of the Enlightenment: Utilitarianism, Marxism, and the social contract [...]

Ecologie Politique: défi de la durabilité pour les démocraties (Coursera)

May 16th 2022
Ecologie Politique: défi de la durabilité pour les démocraties (Coursera)
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De quoi parle-t-on lorsque l’on parle d’environnement ? Existe-t-il une crise écologique ? L’environnement se résume-t-il à la pollution ? Est-on vraiment fondé à parler de risques environnementaux ? L’environnement a-t-il affaire à la politique et si oui pourquoi ? Pourquoi et à partir de quand a-t-on pu parler [...]

Artificial Intelligence: Ethics & Societal Challenges (Coursera)

May 9th 2022
Artificial Intelligence: Ethics & Societal Challenges (Coursera)
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Artificial Intelligence: Ethics & Societal Challenges is a four-week course that explores ethical and societal aspects of the increasing use of artificial intelligent technologies (AI). The aim of the course is to raise awareness of ethical and societal aspects of AI and to stimulate reflection and discussion upon implications [...]

The Holocaust - An Introduction (I): Nazi Germany: Ideology, The Jews and the World (Coursera)

The Holocaust was an inconceivable historical event, which forever robbed Western culture of its innocence. As civilized human beings, we fail to understand how events of such horror could have taken place, and how an idea so inhumanly warped could have spread like wildfire through an entire continent, instigating [...]

Federalism & Decentralization: Evaluating Africa's Track Record (Coursera)

May 9th 2022
Federalism & Decentralization: Evaluating Africa's Track Record (Coursera)
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In this political science course you will learn about the twin concepts of federalism and decentralization. You will develop an understanding of the core ideas that federalism and decentralization rest on, and study the building blocks that make them both work.

Paradoxes of War (Coursera)

The Paradoxes of War teaches us to understand that war is not only a normal part of human existence, but is arguably one of the most important factors in making us who we are. Through this course, I hope that you will come to appreciate that war is both [...]

Securing Digital Democracy (Coursera)

In this course, you'll learn what every citizen should know about the security risks--and future potential — of electronic voting and Internet voting. We'll take a look at the past, present, and future of election technologies and explore the various spaces intersected by voting, including computer security, human factors, [...]