HIS493H1: Humanity in War: The Modern Evolution of the Law of Armed Conflict

Hours

24S

This course explores the development of international humanitarian law over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Questions asked will include how modern warfare has been understood as a political, cultural, social and legal phenomenon, and the ways in which such perspectives developed into a program of restraint.

Prerequisite
HIS241H1/ HIS242H1/ HIS344H1/ HIS344Y1/ EUR200Y1 or another course in modern history excluding HIS262H1
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class