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KVPIB8A2 Peace and Conflict Research 7 ECTS
Organised by
International Relations/ISSS
Person in charge
Tarja Seppä

Learning outcomes

The objective of the module is to familiarize the student with the different approaches of peace and conflict studies, and to get know on conflict resolution processes and to the normative and gender related issues concerning peace, conflict and war.


The module examines the theories of conflict research as well as normative and gender related aspects of peace and conflict.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Written exams via the Electronic Exam Service or compensatory courses.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Four books from the following books:

Richmond: Transformation of Peace. Palgrave 2007.

Fierke: Diplomatic Interventions: Conflict and Change in a Globalizing World. Palgrave Macmillan 2005.

Miall &Rambotsham & Woodhouse: Contemporary Conflict Resolution. Polity Press 2004.

Bercovitch (ed.): Studies in International Mediation. Palgrave Macmillan 2003.

Richmond & Newman (eds.): The United Nations and Human Security. Palgrave Macmillan 2002.

Enloe: Maneuvers: The international politics of militarizing women's lives. University of California Press 2000.

Walzer: Arguing about War. Yale University Press 2006.

Belongs to following study modules

University Services
School of Management
International Relations (International Relations/ISSS)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Management