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SO5525: POST-CONFLICT JUSTICE AND PEACEBUILDING (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course is divided into three sections. The first half of the course introduces students to the central mechanisms and processes by which the international community attempts to provide justice and peace in post-conflict contexts, before presenting in a series of lectures the complications and current challenges to post-conflict and justice as both an academic field and an area of practice. The course is particularly designed to inspire students to consider the complicated nature of post-conflict issues through a number of different case studies and perspectives.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Gearoid Millar

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • SO5521 Transitional Justice and Reconciliation (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course is divided into three sections. The first half of the course introduces students to the central mechanisms and processes by which the international community attempts to provide justice and peace in post-conflict contexts, before presenting in a series of lectures the complications and current challenges to post-conflict and justice as both an academic field and an area of practice. The course is particularly designed to inspire students to consider the complicated nature of post-conflict issues through a number of different case studies and perspectives.

Further Information & Notes

Students taking this course should acquire: • the capacity to discuss and evaluate empirical evidence • the capacity to discuss and evaluate theoretical arguments • intellectual skills necessary to sustain life-long learning • key communication skills, both written, oral and dialogic

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc Global Conflict and Peace Processes
  • MSc Globalization
  • MSc Post-Conflict Justice & Peacebuilding
  • MSc in European Politics and Society

Contact Teaching Time

57 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Seminars during University weeks 25 - 35

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

100% Continuous Assessment: two 3000 word essays on prescribed topics, worth 50% each

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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