Timetable

PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES POSTGRADUATE TIMETABLE 2014 - 2015

All commencing PACS postgraduate students in 2014 should consult with the Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator, Dr Leticia Anderson (leticia.anderson@sydney.edu.au) or Associate Professor Jake Lynch (jake.lynch@sydney.edu.au), about their proposed program of study.

PACS postgraduate students are required to complete PACS6911 in their first semester where possible. Students wishing to cross-list units of study from other programs must seek approval from the Director or Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator. MPACS students who wish to enrol in the dissertation units (PACS6904 and PACS6905) should first discuss their eligibility with the Dissertation Coordinator, Dr Leticia Anderson.


PACS units of study on offer in 2014 are listed in the timetable below.

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JULY INTENSIVE 2014

PACS6911 Core unit: Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies (Session 107)
5 days, 10am – 5pm: Mon 28 & Thurs 31 July, plus Fri 1, Sat 2 & Mon 4 August 2014, Mackie Seminar Room 107
Coordinator: Associate Professor Jake Lynch & Dr Wendy Lambourne

SEPTEMBER INTENSIVE 2014

PACS6927 Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding (Session 109)
6 day intensive, 10am – 5pm, Mackie Seminar Room 107
Fri 26, Sat 27, Mon 29 & Tues 30 September, plus Thurs 2 & Fri 3 October 2014
Coordinator: Dr Wendy Lambourne

SEMESTER TWO 2014

PACS6904 Dissertation/Treatise Research Seminars
PACS6919 Tuesday 12 noon – 2 pm (starting Week 2)
Mackie Seminar Room 107
Coordinator: Dr Leticia Anderson

PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace and Justice
Wednesday 5-7 pm, Mackie Seminar Room 107
Coordinator: Dr Annie Herro & Dr Eyal Mayroz

PACS6917 Religion, War and Peace
Tuesday 6-8 pm
Mackie Seminar Room 107
Coordinator: Ms Leticia Anderson

Online units (starting Week 6 – Session 10)

PACS6901 United Nations, Peace and Security
Dr Annie Herro & Mr Eyal Mayroz

PACS6923 Human Right to Food
Professor George Kent

PACS6924 Democracy in the Developing World
Professor Paul D. Scott

PACS6925 Peace and the Global Compact
Adjunct Professor Fred Dubee

SUMMER SCHOOL 2015 (December 2014-February 2015)

PACS6934 Conflict-Sensitive Development Practice (Summer Early: Session 42)
6 day intensive: 9am – 5pm Mon 1, Tues 2, Weds 3, Thurs 4, Mon 8 & Tues 9 December 2014
Coordinator: Mr Kevin Chang

PACS6928 Community Mediation: Theory and Practice (Summer Main: Session 43)
5 day intensive: 9 am – 5 pm, Monday 12 – Friday 16 January 2015
Coordinators: Mr Abe Quadan & Dr Spase Karoski

PACS6913 Conflict in Organisations (Summer Late: Session 44)
6 day intensive: 9.30am – 12.30pm Wednesday 21 Jan 2014 plus Tuesday 27 – Saturday 31 Jan 2015 9.30am – 5pm
Coordinator: Mr Steve Lancken

MARCH INTENSIVE 2015

PACS6914 Conflict-Resolving Media (Session 103)
5 day intensive, 10am – 4.30pm, dates TBC
Coordinators: Associate Professor Jake Lynch & Ms Annabel McGoldrick

SEMESTER ONE 2015

PACS6911 Core Unit: Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies (Wks 1-13)
Coordinator: Associate Professor Jake Lynch

PACS6904 Dissertation/Treatise Research Seminars (bi-weekly, commencing Wk 2)
PACS6905
Coordinator: Dr Leticia Anderson

PACS6901 United Nations, Peace and Security (Wks 1-13)
Coordinators: Dr Annie Herro & Dr Eyal Mayroz

MAY INTENSIVE 2015

PACS6902 Reconciliation and Conflict Transformation (Session 105)
5 day intensive, 10am – 4.30pm, dates TBC
Coordinators: Dr Wendy Lambourne & Dr Leticia Anderson

Online units (starting Week 2)

PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace and Justice
Dr Annie Herro & Dr Eyal Mayroz

PACS6922 Peaceful Conflict Transformation
Professor Johan Galtung

PACS6923 Human Right to Food
Professor George Kent

PACS6924 Democracy in the Developing World
Professor Paul D Scott

PACS6930 Ethics for a Sustainable Peace
Dr Anita Wenden

WINTER SCHOOL 2015

PACS6912 Nonviolence: Philosophy and Practice (Session 11)
6 day intensive, 10am – 4.30pm, dates TBC
Coordinators: Mr Jason MacLeod

PACS6934 Conflict-Sensitive Development Practice (Session 11)
6 day intensive: 9.30am – 5.30pm, dates TBC
Coordinator: Mr Kevin Chang

JULY INTENSIVE 2015

PACS6931 Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice (Session 107)
5 days, 10am – 5pm: dates TBC
Coordinator: Dr Wendy Lambourne

OCTOBER INTENSIVE 2015

PACS6921 Peace of Mind: Psychology of Peace (Session 110)
6 day intensive, 10am – 5pm, dates TBC
Coordinator: Ms Annabel McGoldrick

SEMESTER TWO 2015

PACS6904 Dissertation Seminars

PACS6905
Coordinator: Dr Wendy Lambourne

PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace and Justice (Wks 1-13)
Coordinators: Dr Annie Herro & Dr Eyal Mayroz

PACS6917 Religion, War and Peace (Wks 1-13)
Coordinator: Dr Leticia Anderson

PACS6932 Internship Seminars
PACS6933
Coordinators: Dr Wendy Lambourne & Dr Leticia Anderson

PACS6935 Activism and Advocacy Seminars
PACS6936
Coordinator: Associate Professor Jake Lynch

Online units (starting Week 6 – Session 10)

PACS6911 Core Unit: Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
Associate Professor Jake Lynch

PACS6907 Gender, Peace and Justice
Ms Punam Yadav

PACS6923 Human Right to Food
Professor George Kent

PACS6924 Democracy in the Developing World
Professor Paul D. Scott

PACS6925 Peace and the Global Compact
Adjunct Professor Fred Dubee

CROSS-DISCIPLINARY ELECTIVES

MPACS students are permitted to enrol in up to a maximum of two units of cross-disciplinary elective
units while Graduate Diploma students can choose to enrol in a maximum of one unit of study from
outside the PACS program. Students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate are not normally permitted
to take any cross-disciplinary electives (with the exception of ARTS7000).
The following list includes units that may be available as cross-disciplinary electives in 2014 and
2015, though students should review the Faculty Handbook for a full list of available units. Please
consult with Dr Leticia Anderson or Associate Professor Jake Lynch if you are interested in enrolling
in cross-disciplinary electives as part of your Peace and Conflict Studies degree.

Semester One

AARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
CISS6002 Strategy and Security in the Asia-Pacific
CISS6018 Nuclear Arms Control and Nonproliferation
DVST6901 Development, Civil Society and Wellbeing
DVST6904 Rethinking Poverty
DVST6905 Development Project Evaluation
ECOP6101 Core Concepts in Political Economy
GOVT6108 Democracy and Development in SE Asia
GOVT6119 International Security
GOVT6123 Globalisation and Governance
GOVT6135 Global Environmental Politics
GOVT6147 Foundations of International Relations
GOVT6150 Comparative Democratic Politics
GOVT6220 The State, Secession and Civil War
SCLG6902 Doing Social Research
SCLG6910 Social Policy International Perspectives
SCLG6918 Introductory Quantitative Methods

Semester Two

ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
CISS6004 Health and Security
CISS6006 Statebuilding and Fragile States
CISS6013 Middle East Peace and Security
DVST6901 Development, Civil Society and Wellbeing
DVST6904 Rethinking Poverty
DVST6906 Culture & Politics of Health Development
ECOP6101 Core Concepts in Political Economy
ECOP6018 Economic Development: Growth and Wellbeing
ECOP6108 Sustainability
ECOP6130 Human Rights & International Development
GOVT6116 International Organisations
GOVT6119 International Security
GOVT6121 Northeast Asian Politics
GOVT6137 Forces of Change in International Relations
GOVT6156 Governance and Civil Society
GOVT6304 Development and World Politics
SCLG6903 New Debates in Social Theory