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240097 SE VM1 / VM7 - Gender, Conflict, Security (2020S)

Feminist contributions to Peace nd conflict Studies

Continuous assessment of course work
SGU

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Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 05.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 19.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 26.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 02.04. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 23.04. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 30.04. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 07.05. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 14.05. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 28.05. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 04.06. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 18.06. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 25.06. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SG2 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course will explore core questions in Feminist Peace and Conflict Studies. We will “make feminist sense” of conflict theory and show that looking at conflict theory from a feminist perspective leads us to reassess our ontological and epistemological assumptions. We will focus on important contributions that feminist scholars have made to Peace and Conflict Studies. Additionally, we will discuss central topics like the concepts of security, violence and peace, women`s participation in armed conflict, the gendered effects of peace accords, transitional justice as well as the implementation of United Nations S/RES/1325 (2000) and its consecutive resolutions dealing with Women, Peace, and Security. We look at the main political actors in conflict and peacebuilding and the power relations among them. We use selected case studies to inquire into the gendered nature of conflict and peacebuilding.

Assessment and permitted materials

UPDATE
Grades:

In order to pass the course and receive grading all of the following requirements have to be fulfilled.

6 Assignments related to reading material: 30%

Research Proposal: 10 % The research proposal is due May 31st, 2020 and will be presented and discussed in the last two sessions of the course.

Final paper: 60%
The final paper is due September 30th, 2020. The research papers should have a minimum length of 20 pages (6500 words).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list


Association in the course directory

VM1 / VM7

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