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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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PEACE023 Resolution of Regional Conflicts 5 ECTS
Organised by
MP in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research
Peace and Conflict Research
Person in charge
Helena Rytövuori-Apunen/TAPRI

Learning outcomes

The student recognizes the different policy approaches explained in research literature (resolution, settlement, mitigation, etc.) and can use these in the analysis and interpretation of conflict processes. The student can produce in-depth knowledge of a specific conflict or a conflict formation.


Lectures (8 h) introduce the student to different policy approaches as identified in research literature and discuss them in the context of protracted international conflicts and their resolution processes. The empirical conflicts in focus vary annually.

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

Practicum papers (workshops, 16 h) rehearse interpretation to identity approaches and discourses. Literature studies (2 ECTS, included in the total of 5 ECTS) support paper-writing and are agreed individually with each student.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Agreed individually with the students.

Further information

Some room in the course for exchange students and other students, please contact the teacher before the course.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Social Sciences and Humanities