AFR455H1: Conflicts, Negotiations and Peacebuilding in Africa

Hours

24S

Previous Course Number

NEW455H1

Examines conflicts and peace negotiations in African contexts such as Somalia, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and North Africa through public discourse, citizen actions, policy debates and mobilizations. Explores formal, informal, indigenous and institutional mediation and peace negotiation platforms, strategies, and impulses. Analyzes various conflict zones, case studies and intervention strategies for negotiating and sustaining peace in Africa in the broader context of the war on terror, increasing militarism, and securitization in peacebuilding.

Prerequisite
Exclusion
NEW455H1, NEW451H1 (Special Topics in African Studies: Conflicts, Negotiations and Peacebuilding in Africa), offered in Winter 2019, Winter 2020; NEW452H1
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)