International Relations with Alexander Knapp

10th March 2016

ISIS, Ebola, failed states, the United Nations, and climate change – more than ever before, it doesn’t just feel like the world is going to hell in a hand-basket, it seems like someone’s set it on fire as well for good measure. In this three-part series, Alexander Knapp will offer an introduction to international relations for the curious and concerned global citizen. The first session will offer a framework upon which the tapestry (or car-crash) of current events might make a bit more sense, followed by a whirlwind tour of who’s who in the ‘international community’, and finally, some of the good news about poverty, progress and global stability that gives us hope that we might get out of ‘Berzerkistan’ alive.

Alex Knapp is a veteran of 20 years of international development, including eleven United Nations  peacekeeping and humanitarian aid missions, he specialises in post-conflict reconstruction, transitional governance and constitutional law, and large-scale logistics in fragile states. A Visiting Lecturer at Regent’s University, he teaches international relations, international law and international business.

Workshop Dates:

  • 30 March 2016 at 1900
  • 13 April 2016 at 1900
  • 18 May 2016 at 1900