Academic Catalog

PSIR404 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN WAR AND PEACE

Course Code: 3540404
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Political Science And International Relations
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ZLKF AYDIN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course is a capstone course for the war, peace and security studies courses in the PSIR programme, bringing together the theories, concepts, methods, historiographical debates and techniques developed in earlier courses and now brought to bear in the analysis of current expressions of war and peace. Current and recent examples of war and of peace negotiations and settlements, including post-war reconstruction, will be examined. The course will select, on a case study basis, current or recent examples for examination