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400003 FK Critical Military and Security Studies (2021S)

Colloquium for Doctoral Candidates

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 15 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The link to the online conference tool will be available via moodle.

Wednesday 17.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Digital
Wednesday 14.04. 10:00 - 14:00 Digital
Wednesday 21.04. 10:00 - 14:00 Digital
Wednesday 26.05. 10:00 - 14:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course is dedicated to critical theoretical and methodological approaches in the study of military institutions, militarization, and (in)security in political science, international relations, international political sociology, science and technology studies, and security studies. Individual PhD projects in thematic areas ranging from warfare and political violence to borders, urban development, global health, and environmental issues are at the center of the class.
Research concepts and designs will be developed further in the light of feminist, post-/de-colonial, critical race, political economy, political geography, and other critical theories.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written and oral presentation of research design, written and oral feedback to colleagues

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Active and continous attendance, timely handing-in of written assignments

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Fr 26.02.2021 20:49