The second part of the course on international conflict research focuses on current challenges posed by civil wars. The course investigates the nature of such wars in general, as well as issues during and after conflict. A concluding module on regional influences of and on civil wars is enriched through several lectures on regional case studies.
Developing an understanding of basic concepts and debates in current research on civil wars, and particularly of the dynamics during and after the conclusion of a conflict. Additionally, the students are meant to develop a basic understanding of several important conflict regions.
Prerequisites / Notice
Participation in the preceding course, Causes of War in a Historical Context (Conflict Research I), is a prerequisite.