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PEACE040 Gender and Peacebuilding 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
School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Learning outcomes

The student is familiar with the core issues related to gender, war, peace and peacebuilding.

General description

The course deals with the role of the gender in war, peace and peacebuilding, including conflict mediation.  Gender is used as an analytical tool which opens up a domain of larger theoretical issues which include, for example, the construction of femininities and masculinities, cultural trauma, post-conflict exclusion and memory work, political agency, subaltern and the nexus of speech/silence. The course discusses also the ways in which gender can be studied (methods and methodology) and demonstrates the usability of a variety of research material (e.g. policy documents, documentary films, interviews).

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Tarja Väyrynen, Teacher responsible


15-Sep-2014 – 20-Oct-2014
Lectures 12 hours
Mon 15-Sep-2014 - 6-Oct-2014 weekly at 13-15, Linna 5014
Mon 13-Oct-2014 at 13-15, Pinni B building B3117
Mon 20-Oct-2014 at 13-15, Linna 6017

Evaluation criteria

Participation and activity in lectures and lecture diary or essay.

Study materials


Further information

Elective courses in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research