Curriculum

 

The curriculum for this program includes mandatory and elective courses that cover both theoretical and practical aspects of conflict resolution, conflict management, peace building and reconciliation. The program is multi-disciplinary, and courses draw on a wide range of relevant academic fields.

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

1. Mandatory courses:

  • One introductory theory course: Theories and Research in Conflict Resolution. 
  • Core Courses – students elect at least three courses from this cluster
  • Interdisciplinary departmental seminar – must be taken in both semesters
  • Workshops: Skills and methodology for conflict resolution and conflict transformation– students elect two courses from this cluster
  • Seminar Papers -  students must write two seminar papers

2. Elective Courses – students select up to five 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

50059

Propaganda Revisited: Political persuasion in social conflicts

Dr. Christian Baden

50987

The Holocaust, Collective Memory and Cinema

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann

TBA

Transitional justice: political, social, cultural and media aspects

Dr. Alexandra Herfroy-Mischler

TBA

Cyber Politics and Security

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 Guetzko

50070 Transitional Justice Processes: Political, Cultural and Media Aspects Dr. Alexandra Herfoy-Mischler
50068

Cybersecurity: technology, policy, and politics

Dr. Dmitry Epstein