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PEACE041 Gender and Peacebuilding 5 op
Organised by
MP in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research
Peace and Conflict Research
Person in charge
Professor Tarja Väyrynen


Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

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


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).

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
In English

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Participation and activity in lectures and lecture diary or essay.

Belongs to following study modules

Yhteiskunta- ja kulttuuritieteiden yksikkö
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Yhteiskunta- ja kulttuuritieteiden yksikkö