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Overseas Studies Courses in International Relations

For course descriptions and additional offerings, see the listings in the Stanford Bulletin's ExploreCourses web site ( or the Bing Overseas Studies web site ( Students should consult their department or program's student services office for applicability of Overseas Studies courses to a major or minor program.

Autumn Quarter


OSPBEIJ 42. Chinese Media Studies. 4 units, Kun Li, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPBEIJ 46. Introduction to Chinese Economy. 5 units, Dong Chen, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPBEIJ 66. Essentials of China's Criminal Justice System. 5 units, Shizhou Wang, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom


OSPBER 115X. German Economy: Past and Present. 4-5 units, Ingo Klein, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPBER 126X. A People's Union? Money, Markets, and Identity in the EU. 4-5 units, Uli BrŁckner, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom


OSPFLOR 27. Ancients and Moderns in the Making of the Italian Nation. 3-5 units, Giovanna Ceserani, GER:DB:Hum

OSPFLOR 35. European Economic and Monetary Integration. 5 units, Pompeo Della Posta, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPFLOR 106V. Italy: From an Agrarian to a Post-industrial Society. 5 units, Giuseppe Mammarella, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom


OSPMADRD 54. Contemporary Spanish Economy and the European Union. 5 units, Miguel BuŮuel, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPMADRD 61. Society and Cultural Change: The Case of Spain. 5 units, Antonio MuŮoz


OSPMOSC 57. Social Inequality in Socialist and Post-Socialist Societies. 3-5 units, Nancy Tuma, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPMOSC 62. Economic Reform and Economic Policy in Modern Russia. 5 units, Vladimir Mau, Vadim Novikov, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPMOSC 72. Space, Politics and Modernty in Russia. 5 units, Sergei Medvedev, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPMOSC 74. Post-Soviet Eurasia and SCO: Society, Politics, Integration. 5 units, Maxim Bratersky, Sergey Kortunov, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPMOSC 78. Russian-American Relations: From the War of Independence to the War on Terror. 5 units, Edward A. Ivanian, GER:DB:SocSci


OSPOXFRD 24. British and American Constitutional Systems in Comparative Perspective. 4-5 units, Robert McMahon, GER:DB:SocSci


OSPPARIS 124X. Building the European Economy: Economic Policies and the Challenges Ahead. 5 units, Jacques Le Cacheux, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPPARIS 211X. Political Attitudes and Behavior in Contemporary France. 4-5 units, Anne Muxel, Sylvie Strudel, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom


OSPSANTG 65. Economic History of the Southern Cone from Liberalism to Neoliberalism and Beyond. 5 units, Zephyr Frank, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPSANTG 68. The Emergence of Nations in Latin America. 4-5 units, Ivan Jaksic, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPSANTG 104X. Modernization and Culture in Latin America. 5 units, Bernardo Subercaseaux, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPSANTG 130X. Latin American Economies in Transition. 5 units, Ignacio Briones, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPSANTG 221X. Political Transition and Democratic Consolidation: Chile in Comparative Perspective. 5 units, Sergio Micco, GER:DB:SocSci

Winter Quarter


OSPBER 15. Shifting Alliances? The European Union and the US. 4-5 units, Uli BrŁckner, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPBER 70. the Long Way to the West: German History from the 18th Century to the Present. 5 units, Martin Jander, GER:DB:Hum, EC:GlobalCom

OSPBER 161X. The German Economy in the Age of Globalization. 4-5 units, Ingo Klein, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom


OSPCPTWN 32. Adult Learning, Development and Social Change: Service-Learning in the Contemporary South African Context. 4-5 units, Janice McMillan

OSPCPTWN 35. The Political Economy of AIDS. 5 units, Nicoli Nattrass

OSPCPTWN 38. Genocide: The African Experience. 3 units, Mohamed Adhikari

OSPCPTWN 42. Race, Class, and Status: Cape Town in Comparative Perspective. 5 units, Jeremy Seekings

OSPCPTWN 44. Negotiating Home, Citizenship and the South African City. 4 units, Sophie Oldfield

OSPCPTWN 65. Western Cape Sites of Memory. 3-5 units, Grant Parker, GER:EC:GlobalCom


OSPFLOR 49. The Cinema Goes to War: Fascism and World War II As Represented in Italian and European Cinema. 5 units, Ermelinda Campani, GER:DB:Hum

OSPFLOR 78. An Extraordinary Experiment: Politics and Policies of the "New" European Union. 5 units, Leonardo Morlino, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom


OSPMADRD 42. A European Model of Democracy: The Case of Spain. 5 units, Francisco Javier Bobillo de la PeŮa, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPMADRD 72. Issues in Bioethics Across Cultures. 5 units, Pablo de Lora del Toro


OSPOXFRD 18. Making Public Policy: An Introduction to Political Philosophy, Politics and Economics. 4-5 units, Robert McMahon, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPOXFRD 92. Britain in the Second World War. 5 units, Geoffrey Tyack


OSPPARIS 81. France During the Second World War: Between History and Memory. 5 units, Fabrice Virgili, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPPARIS 91. Globalization and its Effect on France and the European Union. 5 units, Eloi Laurent, Jacques Le Cacheux, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPPARIS 153X. Health Systems and Health Insurance: France and the U.S.—a Comparison. 4-5 units, Jean-Marie Fessler, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom


OSPSANTG 86. Global Issues, Local Politics, and American Foreign Policy. 4-5 units, Thomas Fingar

OSPSANTG 129X. Latin America in the International System. 4-5 units, Claudio Fuentes, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPSANTG 160X. Latin America in the International Economy. 5 units, Ignacio Briones, GER:DB:SocSci

Spring Quarter


OSPBEIJ 19. Population and Society in East Asia. 4 units, Yun Zhou, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPBEIJ 41. Chinese Society and Business Culture. 4 units, Bobai Li, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPBEIJ 55. Chinese Economy in Transition. 5 units, Li'an Zhou, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom


OSPBER 62. Shades of Green: Environmental Policy in Germany and the U.S. in Historical Perspective. 5 units, Sylke Tempel, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPBER 174. Sports, Culture and Gender in Comparative Perspective. 5 units, Wolf-D. Junghanns, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:Gender


OSPCPTWN 23. History and Politics of South Africa in Transition. 4 units, Mary Simons, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPCPTWN 32. Adult Learning, Development and Social Change: Service-Learning in the Contemporary South African Context. 4-5 units, Janice McMillan

OSPCPTWN 34. The Effect of HIV/AIDS on the Fate of Vulnerable Populations in Sub-Saharan Africa. 4 units, Hugh Brent Solvason

OSPCPTWN 40. Education in the Post-Apartheid City. 4 units, Aslam Fataar


OSPFLOR 79. Migrations and Migrants: The Sociology of a New Phenomenon. 5 units, Khaled Fouad Allam, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom


OSPKYOTO 60. Japan in World War II: Experience and Memory. 5 units, Peter Duus, Andras Horvat

OSPKYOTO 215X. Political Economy of Japan. 4-5 units, Toshihiko Hayashi, GER:DB:SocSci


OSPMADRD 57. Health Care: A Contrastive Analysis between Spain and the U.S. 5 units, Pablo de Lora del Toro, GER:DB:SocSci


OSPOXFRD 35. Modern UK and European Government and Politics. 4-5 units, Giovanni Cappocia, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPOXFRD 117W. Gender and Social Change in Modern Britain. 4-5 units, Amanda Palmer, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPOXFRD 141V. European Imperialism and the Third World, 1870-1970. 5 units, Andrew Baker, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom


OSPPARIS 29. Colonization, Decolonization and Immigration: An Overview of French Global History in the 20th Century. 5 units, Choukri Hmed, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPPARIS 33. The Economics of Climate Change: Policies in Theory and in Practice in the EU and the US. 5 units, Christian de Perthuis, Benoit Leguet, GER:DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPPARIS 59. Plagues of Europe: How Infections have Shaped Politics, Society, and Biology in France and Beyond. 4 units, Julie Parsonnet, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPPARIS 122X. Challenges of Integration in the European Union. 4-5 units, Sylvie Strudel, GER:DB:SocSci


OSPSANTG 68. The Emergence of Nations in Latin America. 4-5 units, Ivan Jaksic, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPSANTG 116X. Modernization and its Discontents: Chilean Politics at the Turn of the Century. 5 units, Gerrman Correa, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPSANTG 119X. The Chilean Economy: History, International Relations, and Development Strategies. 5 units, Oscar Munoz, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPSANTG 141X. Politics and Culture in Chile. 5 units, Bernardo Subercaseaux, GER:DB:Hum, EC:GlobalCom

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