Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Crisis, conflicts and revolutions as complex emergencies 5 Cr Course 4.9.2019 - 18.10.2019
Kriisit, konfliktit ja murrokset 5 Cr Examinarium (electronic exam room) 14.1.2019 - 10.3.2019
Crisis, conflicts and revolutions 5 Cr Course 14.1.2019 - 22.2.2019
Kriisit, konfliktit ja murrokset 5 Cr Examinarium (electronic exam room) 3.9.2018 - 28.10.2018
Kriisit, konfliktit ja murrokset 5 Cr Examinarium (electronic exam room) 15.1.2018 - 31.5.2018
Kriisit, konfliktit ja murrokset 5 Cr Examinarium (electronic exam room) 1.8.2017 - 31.12.2017

Target group

Available to master’s degree students of the Study Track in Economic and Social History and, within the boundaries set by the teaching programme, to other students of the Master’s Programme in Society and Change.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students will be able to perceive different types of historical crises, conflicts and changes, and analyse their underlying structural causes and processes, as well as their effects both in the short and long term. They will be able to analyse their significance to societies, communities and individuals.

Contents

The course is implemented by studying literature central to international crisis and conflict studies, as well as examining the birth, development and effects of certain central crises.

Study materials

Literature (compulsory):

· Hämeen-Anttila & Katajala & Sihvola & Hetemäki: Kaikki syntyy kriisistä

· Ó Gráda: Famines in History. Princeton University Press 2009

· Bookchin: The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy. Oakland 2007

· Chaliand: A Global History of War: From Assyria to the Twenty-First Century. University of California Press 2014

Assessment practices and criteria

On a scale of 0 to 5. All completed studies will be taken into consideration, while self-assessment is promoted.

Completion methods

a) Theme seminar in groups

b) Supervised independent written assignments