853-0010-00L  Conflict Research II: Challenges of Contemporary Conflicts

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersL.‑E. Cederman
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for Public Policy BA.


853-0010-00 VHerausforderungen und Lösungen gegenwärtiger Konflikte (Konfliktforschung II)2 hrs
Wed14:15-16:00IFW B 42 »
L.‑E. Cederman
853-0010-00 UHerausforderungen und Lösungen gegenwärtiger Konflikte (Konfliktforschung II)1 hrs
Wed16:15-17:00IFW B 42 »
L.‑E. Cederman

Catalogue data

AbstractThe second part of the course on international conflict research focuses on current challenges posed by civil wars. The course investigates the nature of such wars in general, as well as issues during and after conflict. A concluding module on dedicated to regional influences of and on civil wars. Exercises complete the Lectures.
ObjectiveDeveloping an understanding of basic concepts and debates in current research on civil wars, and particularly of the dynamics during and after the conclusion of a conflict. Additionally, the students are meant to develop a basic understanding of several important conflict regions.
Prerequisites / NoticeParticipation in the preceding course, Causes of War in a Historical Context (Conflict Research I), is a prerequisite.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersL.-E. Cederman
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationPrüfung in der letzten Vorlesung, 90 Min., schriftlich.

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupPublic Policy BA (853100)

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