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Curriculum

 

Mandatory courses cover both theoretical and practical approaches to conflict resolution, conflict management, peacebuilding and reconciliation. Students also select from a range of available electives. As a multi-disciplinary program, courses draw on a broad spectrum of relevant academic fields.

Students are to complete 36 credits in two semesters (one academic year): 

1. Mandatory courses:

  • 1 Introductory theory course: Theories and Research in Conflict Resolution
  • 3 Courses from the Core cluster: Interdisciplinary approaches to understanding conflict
  • 2 courses from the Workshop cluster: Skills and methodology for conflict resolution and conflict transformation
  • 1 course from the Research Methods cluster
  • 2 semesters of the Interdisciplinary departmental seminar (takes place once a month)
  • 2 Seminar Papers

2. Elective Courses – students select up to 5 courses from the elective courses cluster

Courses in the program include the following:

Course Number

Course title

Lecturer

54717

Theories and Research in Conflict Resolution

Dr. Yuval Benziman

54702

Psychology and Society in Conflicts  

Prof. Ifat Maoz

50059

Propaganda Revisited: Political persuasion in social conflicts

Dr. Christian Baden

50987

The Holocaust, Collective Memory and Cinema

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann

50070

Transitional Justice Processes: Political, Cultural and Media aspects

Dr. Alexandra Herfroy-Mischler

50068

Cybersecurity: technology, policy and politics

Dr. Dmitry Epstien

50058

Global Protest Communication  

Dr. Christian Baden

58892

Multinational Corporations in World Politics

Dr. Christian Thauer

54714

Effective Negotiation, Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Dr. Yuval Benziman

54718

Dialogue, Narratives, Identities in Conflict Resolution

Dr. Yuval Benziman

50518

Media and Discourse in Political Conflict

Dr. Christian Baden

50057

Terrorism Docudrama: Political Violence, Cinema and Visual Culture in the Global Age         

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann

40858

Spatial Justice and Cities

Dr. Emily Silverman

53361

Culture and Inequality in Global Perspective                     

Dr. Joshua Guetzkow

 

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