Ethnic Conflict and Civil War

Please note: this is archived course information from 2023 for POLITICS 770.


Students examine the comparative literature on civil war, mass killings and conflict prevention, and apply this scholarship to past and contemporary cases of violent conflict. In doing so, they learn to carry out two policy-relevant tasks: identify common causes of violence and assess which policies of prevention work best in different contexts.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for POLITICS 770.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2023

Semester 1


Lecturer(s) Dr Chris Wilson


POLITICS 770: 15 points