Policy Issues: Conflict Management and Reconciliation (8 ECTS)

This module examines conflict dynamics, resolution approaches, as well as considerations and constraints to these factors.

Prof. Patricia Maulden
Dr. Patricia Maulden

Instructor: Prof. Patricia Maulden

This module examines conflict dynamics, resolution approaches, as well as considerations and constraints to these factors. As conflict managers to be, you will learn useful tactics and strategies to enhance planning and policy-making in conflict and post-conflict management.

The module will introduce you to sources and legacies of conflicts, and ways to cope with them.

Video Introduction

Module Structure

Part I: Introduction

Unit 01: The Field of Conflict Management
Unit 02: Prenegotiation & Negotiation
Unit 03: Mediation

Part II: Considerations & Constraints

Unit 04: Spoilers
Unit 05: Child Soldiers, Displacement & Human Trafficking
Unit 06: Warlords, Private Security Contractors, & Human Security
Unit 07: Spillover & Regional Effects

Part III: Approaches to Conflict Management

Unit 08: Peacemaking
Unit 09: Transitions from War
Unit 10: Peacebuilding
Unit 11: Ethnic Conflict Management
Unit 12: Conflict Management Systems