This Institute will explore the juridical complexity of borders through varying legal disciplines such as history of law, public law and international law, European law and transnational law. You will learn about the juridical history of borders and new ideas on juridical bordering through discussions of territorial delimitations, border singularities, international disputes, border controls, and the effects of the EU and globalization on contemporary borders.
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
Situate the boundary object in history and through the discipline of law
Assess the ways in which borders are used in legal and political spaces
Evaluate border-related policy recommendations
Describe and evaluate border obstacles and juridical bordering processes
Build datasets on borders for policy and scientific work
Apply theoretical and juridical approaches to contemporary border issues
Online learning is when course delivery, and all associated learning activities, take place via the internet. For online learning tips, system requirements and differences between delivery styles, please visit our online learning webpages.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
A 100% refund of the course tuition will be provided if you withdraw by June 30, 2024. No refund will be provided if you withdraw after this date.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).