BA Dissertation Colloquium: International Relations

Instructor: Meghan Helsel

This colloquium aims at supporting BA students in conceptualizing and writing their dissertations.

Recommended for: BA students, 6. Semester

Registration: The colloquium is held only in the Spring Semester, and attendance is mandatory (2 ECTS points). Please register via Student Portal.

All participants are required to submit the application form for the BA dissertation. Please contact the instructor in order to obtain the form.

Scope and Language: The dissertation should be written in English and should not exceed a maximum amount of 10 000 words.

Grading: The dissertation will be graded on regular basis (1,0 – 1,3 – 1,7 – 2,0 etc.)

For some additional information please contact the instructor!

Important dates for the BA thesis:

Tuesday, 26 March 2013: registration for BA thesis

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

Additional Information:

Critical, postcolonial, and historical approaches to international relations are welcomed, as are topics relating to international law or global cities. Students should be willing to meet regularly, and be willing to critique others’ work-in-progress as well as receive feedback on their own work.

A preliminary meeting will be held on March 13th. By March 8th, all students should have sent to the instructor a short (1-2 page) summary of their thesis topic. Regular meetings will begin on the 26th.