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Role-play games and simulations in International Relations

REDC33The latest issue of the Revista Española de Desarrollo y Cooperación (Spanish Review of Development and Cooperation) No. 35 (Winter 2015) is largely devoted to “educational innovations in international relations and international cooperation for development.” Most of the contributions (in English or Spanish) address the use of games and simulations:

Role-play games and simulations in International Relations: an overview

  • Rex Brynen

La distribución del poder en la sociedad internacional: una aproximación a través de un juego de simulación

  • Pablo Pareja Alcaraz

Negociaciones comerciales en el marco de la OMC

  • Margarita Billón

Gestión de crisis internacionales

  • Javier Jordán Enamorado y José Antonio Peña Ramos

Economía política y Relaciones Internacionales: negociando el presupuesto de la Unión Europea con un juego de rol

  • Alonso e Igor Filibi

Simulations and their use in the humanitarian sector

  • David Hockaday

Climate ethics: the theatre of the oppressed meets ethics roundtables

  • Raymond Anthony

Agro-food democracy role game: exploring the eu decision-making processes for non human biotechnologies

  • Leire Escajedo y Mertxe de Renobales Scheifler

La transformación de las relaciones de género a través de dinámicas participativas

  • Leticia Bendelac Gordon

La simulación computacional en Relaciones Internacionales: aplicación de Sistemas Expertos para el análisis y la predicción de conflictos

  • Nina Wormer

I’ve linked above to my own piece in the journal on role-play games and simulations in international relations:

Games and simulations have long been used for both policy analysis and teaching of International Relations. After a brief overview of the field, this article focuses on their employment as a pedagogical tool in the International Relations classroom, highlighting both the various approaches and best practices for their use.

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