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20.4.2015 24.4.2015

The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) of University of Economics in Prague cordially invites you to the extra-semestral course taught by  Dr. José de Arimatéia da Cruz from Armstrong Atlantic State University in USA. Intensive course for 3 ECTS will take place from Monday, 20th to Friday 24th April 2015 in room NB 177.  José da Cruz

The aim of the course is to deepen the knowledge of the specifics of the economic and political development in Latin America with the emphasis on integrative tendencies, which constitute one of the main factors of economic development of Latin American countries. Moreover the course will focus on relations between individual countries of Latin America and integration groupings with EU and USA. Particular attention is paid to the macroeconomic characteristics of Latin American countries, individual agreements between countries, trade, investment and cooperation between the countries of the European Union and Latin America.

Dr. José de Arimatéia da Cruz is a Professor of International Relations and Comparative Politics, Social & Political Science from the Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia. He is also a distinguished visiting research professor at the U.S. Army War College. He focuses his research on human rights, foreign policy, media, politics, international trade and much more. In his works, he mainly pays attention on the developing countries of Africa and Latin America. He has published in the Journal of Politics & Policy, Studies Revue Canadienne des Etudes Latino-Americaines et Caraib, Law Enforcement Executive Forum, International Social Science Review, The Latin Americanist, Latin American Politics and Society, and Journal of Third World Studies.

You can enroll to the course via ISIS in section “Extra-semestral courses”. The course code is 5RE570.

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Course schedule:

Monday              20. 04. 2015      12:45-17:45

Tuesday              21. 04. 2015      9:15-10:45, 11:00-12:30

Wednesday       22. 04. 2015      12:45-17:45

Thursday           23. 04. 2015      12:45-17:45

Friday                 24. 04. 2015      12:45-16:00

For further information please contact us at

We look forward to your participation. We believe that this course will be of great benefit for you!

Center for Latin American studies