This course introduces students to the interdisciplinary field of peace and conflict studies from both theoretical and applied perspectives. The course content and processes will explore a range of conceptual, analytical, and praxis-oriented perspectives and encourage students to reflect on the possibilities and challenges of educating for peace in a world of complex and escalating conflicts and violence. It provides an overview of the history, central concepts, and practices within the field, with a particular focus on case-studies of peace and conflict studies in practice worldwide. Additional focal points include the role of culture, ethnicity, gender, intergenerational relations and religious affiliations on peace and conflict studies, dynamics and non-violent conflict resolution processes.
Glimpse Of Content
- Basics Of Peace & Conflict Studies
- Historical, Social, Cultural And Religious Foundations
- Causes Of Conflicts
- Conflict Response Mechanisms & Techniques
- Peace Building And Peace Keeping
- Human Rights, Values and Attitudes
- Environmental Security And Sustainable Development
- Gandhi , Leaders & Peacekeeping
- Role Of Students, Media, & NGOs
- Agencies, Policies, Laws , Case Studies And Many More.
- Acquire a holistic and critical understanding of the theory and practice of peace and conflict studies.
- Become critical learners and reflective peace practitioners.
- Gain an appreciation of the foundations of just and peaceful societies.
- Encourage positive actions and non-violent conflict resolutions in society.
- Enhance students’ intellectual flexibility, creativity & problem-solving capacities.
- Search for and identify the best ways to propagate peace.
- Model, experience and practice peaceable classroom and healthy group dynamics.
- Trace the historical development and current status of the peace and conflict studies.
- Critically examine the key concepts, theories and ethical considerations underpinning peace and conflict studies..
- Effectively communicate their own emerging visions and approaches to peace and conflict studies.
- Prepare and present a country research report or a community action plan.
- Connect course content to current public events and issues worldwide.
- Positive mind orientation to prevent falling a prey to the destructive forces around.
- Help in the making of peaceful and just societies.
- Diplomat Or Field Officer
- Non-profit Director, Communication Specialist, Or Press Officer
- Policy Officer Or Legal Advocate
- Conflict Resolution Expert Or Consultant
- Human Resource & Trauma Specialist
- A Professor Or Researcher