Program Details

Peace and conflict studies is a full semester programme providing an inter-disciplinary introduction to the study of social and political processes of peace and conflict resolution on a local, regional and global scale. The course gives a basis for critic
Location:
Pondicherry, India
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Kulturstudier offers a full semester course of peace and conflict studies. The course takes place in Pondicherry (aka Puducherry), South-India, and gives a broad interdisciplinary introduction to the study of social and political processes of conflict and conflict resolution on a local, regional and global scale. Students and teachers are from all over the world. Coming semesters begin August 26 and February 3.

Peace and conflict studies is a full semester programme providing an inter-disciplinary introduction to the study of social and political processes of peace and conflict resolution on a local, regional and global scale. The course gives a basis for critical analysis and reflection on specific lines of conflict in the world today. This is combined with an introduction to Indian and South Asian cultures and societies, enabling us to incorporate our personal experiences in India with the theoretical literature that the course provides.

The course is suitable for: • Students who wish to include peace- and conflict studies as a part of a bachelor degree • Professionals (for example teachers, diplomats, journalists) and others who seek further education in international and multicultural issues. It gives 30 ECTS
Setting Description:
The main topics of the programme are: • Peace and Conflict Studies, and Peace and Conflict Theory • Different concepts and understandings of Peace • In-depth studies of conflicts in South Asia, such as Sri Lanka, Kashmir and Pakistan-India • Analysis of different levels of conflict, such as interpersonal, inter-group, national and international • Conflict management, resolution and transformation • Post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation • Non-violence and Gandhian thought • Gender and violence
Cost:
4900 Euro (4300 excl. accomodation)

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

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  • Peace and Conflict Studies
    5.0
    03/26/13

    Hey. I was studying in India with Culture Studies. I studied Peace and Conflict studies and I can really recommend it for other students. You will be studying in the state Tamil Nadu, south east in India. The city is an old French colonial town with many

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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