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14.1.2019 at 09:00 - 10.3.2019 at 23:59


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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.

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.

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 method is online examination in Examinarium. First enroll in WebOodi. Then make the time and place reservation in Examinarium:


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

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

a) Theme seminar in groups

b) Supervised independent written assignments