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DHP P298: Conflict in Africa

Course Description

During this course, students should gain a deeper understanding of the nature of contemporary violent conflict in Africa. Students will be expected to master the key theoretical approaches to violence in Africa, and to become familiar with a number of important case studies. The focus is on the origins and nature of violence, rather than policy responses and solutions. The course is inter-disciplinary and involves readings in political science, international relations, and social anthropology, while also touching on economics, environmental studies, and history.

Course faculty: Alex de Waal
Course duration: Second half
Credits/Units: 3.0

Fall 2020

Faculty: Alex de Waal
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Time: 9:00 am - 10:15 am
SIS number: 84777

Final Exam

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