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PEACE1 Contemporary Peace and Conflict Studies - 10 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
English
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

After the course the student

- is able to describe in general terms the field of peace and conflict studies and research
- knows its different traditions and orientations

- is familiar with the research performed in peace and conflict studies and can describe its main new trends, themes and domains

- is familiar with the basic issues to be analyzed within the specialization modules of the PEACE programme.

The course includes three themes:
-peace and conflict research tradition
-conflict transformation and resolution
-peace and security

General description

Lecture course 5 ECTS + book exam 5 ECTS

The lectures take place at 12-14 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

PART 1: Peace & Conflict Research Traditions (10h)

Wed 31.8. Tarja Väyrynen: Introduction
Thu 1.9. Helena Rytövuori-Apunen: Peace and conflict research as a critical movement in the 20th century
Mon 5.9. Helena Rytövuori-Apunen: Peace and conflict research as a critical movement in the 20th century
Wed 7.9. Tarja Väyrynen: The Interpretative tradition of conflict and conflict resolution theory
Thu 8.9. Tarja Väyrynen: The Interpretative tradition of conflict and conflict resolution theory

PART 2: Conflict Resolution and Transformation (12 h)

Mon 12.9. Marko Lehti: Ideals of peace(making): From Kant to liberal peace and beyond
Wed 14.9. Marko Lehti: Ideals of peace(making): From Kant to liberal peace and beyond
Thu 15.9. Marko Lehti: Ideals of peace(making): From Kant to liberal peace and beyond
Mon 19.9. no lecture
Wed 21.9. no lecture
Thu 22.9. Elise Féron: Practices of peace(making): From peacekeeping to negotiation, mediation and peacebuilding
Mon 26.9. Elise Féron: Practices of peace(making): From peacekeeping to negotiation, mediation and peacebuilding
Wed 28.9. Elise Féron: Practices of peace(making): From peacekeeping to negotiation, mediation and peacebuilding

PART 3: Peace & Security (12 h)

Thu 29.9. Benedikt Schoenborn: Fragile Peace during the Cold War
Mon 3.10. Benedikt Schoenborn: Fragile Peace during the Cold War
Wed 5.10. Frank Möller: A new research agenda after the end of the cold war
Thu 6.10. Frank Möller: A new research agenda after the end of the cold war
Mon 10.10. no lecture
Wed 12.10. Teemu Palosaari: Environmental peacebuilding
Mon 17.10. Teemu Palosaari: Environmental peacebuilding

This study module includes a book exam (lecture course 5 ECTS, book exam 5 ECTS) which is compulsory for the degree students of MDP in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research. This exam must be completed by the end of November 2016. Please see the curriculum of the programme for the list of books.

Teachers

Marko Lehti, Teacher responsible
Marko.Lehti[ät]uta.fi
Tarja Väyrynen, Teacher
Tarja.Vayrynen[ät]uta.fi
Élise Féron, Teacher
Elise.Feron[ät]uta.fi
Teemu Palosaari, Teacher
Frank Möller, Teacher
Frank.Moller[ät]uta.fi
Helena Rytövuori-Apunen, Teacher
Helena.Rytovuori-Apunen[ät]uta.fi
Benedikt Schoenborn, Teacher
Benedikt.Schoenborn[ät]uta.fi

Teaching

31-Aug-2016 – 17-Oct-2016
Lectures 34 hours
Wed 19-Oct-2016, 6017
Exceptions:
14-Sep-2016 at 12 –14 , Linna K112
28-Sep-2016 at 12 –14 , Linna 5014
6-Oct-2016 at 12 –14 , Linna 5014
Exam

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Further information

In order to gain the credits students must participate in the lecture course and write an essay.

The course is compulsory for the degree students of the MDP in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research. If other UTA degree students or exchange students are interested in joining the course, please contact eveliina.permi@uta.fi to inquire about free places.