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PEACE1 Contemporary Peace and Conflict Studies - 5 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
MP in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research
Peace and Conflict Research
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.

Three themes:
-peace and conflict research tradition
-conflict transformation and resolution
-peace and security

General description

The lectures take place at 12-14 except on Wed 2.9. at 14-16. Place: Linna 6017.

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

Wed 2.9. Tarja Väyrynen: Introduction

Mon 7.9. Helena Rytövuori-Apunen: Peace and conflict research as a critical movement in the 20th century

Wed 9.9. Helena Rytövuori-Apunen: Peace and conflict research as a critical movement in the 20th century

Thu 10.9. Tarja Väyrynen: The Interpretative tradition of conflict and conflict resolution theory

Tue 15.9. Tarja Väyrynen: The Interpretative tradition of conflict and conflict resolution theory

 

PART 2: Conflict Resolution (10 h)

Wed 16.9. Marko Lehti: From Kant to R2P: ideals of peace(making)

Fri 18.9. Marko Lehti: From Kant to R2P: ideals of peace(making)

Mon 21.9. Elise Féron: Practices of peace(making): From peacekeeping to negotiation, mediation and peacebuilding

Wed 23.9. Elise Féron: Practices of peace(making): From peacekeeping to negotiation, mediation and peacebuilding

Mon 28.9. Teemu Palosaari: Environmental peacebuilding (2h)

 

PART 3: Peace & Security (10 h)

Wed 30.9. Benedikt Schoenborn: Fragile Peace during the Cold War

Mon 5.10. Benedikt Schoenborn: Fragile Peace during the Cold War

Wed 7.10. Frank Möller: A new research agenda after the end of the cold war

Mon 12.10. Teemu Palosaari: Environmental peacebuilding

Wed 14.10. Frank Möller: A new research agenda after the end of the cold war

Teachers

Marko Lehti, Teacher responsible
Marko.Lehti[ät]uta.fi
Tarja Väyrynen, Teacher responsible
Tarja.Vayrynen[ät]uta.fi

Teaching

Lectures
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 aimed 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.