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PEACE041 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
Rauhan- ja konfliktintutkimus
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 in war and peace, 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


3-Nov-2016 – 8-Dec-2016
Thu 3-Nov-2016 - 1-Dec-2016 weekly at 13-15, Linna 6017
8-Dec-2016 at 13 –15 , Linna, K108 (-1 floor)


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Active participation + essay.

Further information

Students will be accepted to the course in the following order:

1. degree students of the MDP in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research

2. degree students of the other Global Society programmes (MDP in Global and Transnational Studies, MDP in Quantitative Social Research, MDP in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare)

3. other degree students of UTA

4. exchange students