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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2012–2013
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
PEACE008 Human Mobility in Peace and Conflict Research 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research
Rauhan- ja konfliktintutkimus
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

The student is familiar with various approaches to human mobility with a focus on forced displacement. In addition to actively participating in lectures, the student is capable to practice analytical skills in an individual project that is presented and discussed in the class.

General description

This module examines approaches to human mobility in peace and conflict research. Violent conflicts, ethnic and religious discrimination and human rights abuses produce forced displacement, both refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). States’, international organizations’, civil society organizations’ and migrants’ own perspectives in responding to these crisis situations are considered.

Enrolment for University Studies

Pre-enrolment by 15.10.2012 by sending e-mail to the teacher.

Some places available for exchange students. Requirements: Master level students who have very good academic English and good background knowledge in the field of study. To sign up, please contact the teacher responsible.


Anitta Kynsilehto, Teacher responsible


25-Oct-2012 – 13-Dec-2012
Lectures 24 hours
Thu 25-Oct-2012 - 13-Dec-2012 weekly at 14.15-15.45, seminar room, TAPRI, no lecture on Thursday 6.12.
Tue 30-Oct-2012 - 11-Dec-2012 weekly at 14.15-15.45, seminar room, TAPRI


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Active participation in lectures (8h) with reading material and a case-focused paper that is presented in the seminar (16 h).

Study materials

Reading list will be announced at the beginning of the course.