About the course
The course will investigate the historical development of the ideas, institutions and movements that strove to develop a more peaceful international society. The various efforts of what can be termed the global peace movement led to the establishment of a large variety of international institutions and the spread of norms, which regulate both national politics and international affairs.
- The course contains three separate course works, all three of which have to be completed in order to take the exam.
- Each student will participate in a group presentation of a specific theme from the course.
- Each student will write an op-ed on a theme from the course, which relates to contemporary events. Each student will receive detailed feedback on the op-ed.
- Each student will develop a project proposal on a given theme from the course. Each student will receive feedback from one other student on this project proposal.
Form of assessment
The course ends with an oral exam. The students will first present one of their course works, then central themes from the course will be discussed with the examiners. The length of the exam is 20-25 minutes.
Possible timetable collision
The course cannot be combined with the following:
- Disability and Society
- Social Psychology