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Religion, War and Peace - PACS6917

Year - 2018

Religion is frequently blamed as the cause of violent conflict and yet peace and nonviolence are considered central to most, if not all, religions. In this unit we examine historical and contemporary case studies to deepen our understanding of how religion may be used to promote violence and how religion and religious actors can contribute to building peace and social justice. Students will gain an understanding of different religious traditions and build an appreciation of the issues involved in working with diverse faith communities in the pursuit of peaceful conflict transformation.

Classes
1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment
1x1000wd equivalent group presentation (15%), 1x1500wd short Essay (20%), 1x 3000wd final Essay (50%), 1x500wd equivalent questionnaire (5%), 1x Seminar participation (10%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Peace and Conflict Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Peace and Conflict Studies
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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