CDSn4009 Conflict Management

Fakulta sociálních studií
podzim 2020
1/1/0. 8 kr. Ukončení: zk.
doc. PhDr. Věra Stojarová, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Bojana Zoric (pomocník)
doc. PhDr. Věra Stojarová, Ph.D.
Katedra politologie - Fakulta sociálních studií
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra politologie - Fakulta sociálních studií
Čt 15. 10. 12:00–17:40 P24, Čt 5. 11. 12:00–17:40 P24, Čt 26. 11. 12:00–17:40 P24, Čt 10. 12. 12:00–17:40 P24
The course consists of 4 seminar sessions while the pivotal point in the course play the simulations. The students will deal with extensive readings that will be utilized to prepare home assignments, namely position papers.
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The students will be confronted with the series of case studies. Depending on the number of the students, we will do either MUN or simulation of local conflicts. Both have similar modus vivendi. Model United Nations – MUN – is a simulation of the UN. The MUN l is designed as a simple and effective way to introduce students to the workings of a crisis/security forum such as the UN SC. Everyone who participates represents, alone or in a small group, a country or organization. Every representative assumes the role of the delegation of the country or organization he/she is representing to the UN, making the conference as realistic as possible. The delegate represents the opinions of the country that he/she is representing and not his/her own. The students are obliged to draft a position paper before the seminar. The aim is to draft and approve the Resolution of the Security Council of the UN. All needed materials will be given to students in advance by a teacher who will lead the session of the SC UN. The course is organized into four blocs, in which the contemporary crisis will be dealt with. Possible topics include: crisis in Ukraine, ISIS, rape of women in DRC etc. The topic will be precised one week prior the session.
Výstupy z učení
Student will gain communication and conflict resolution skills. Student will be able to analyse certain conflicts and act as a mediator in the conflicts. Student will gain the basic cultural knowledge needed for the sucessful conflict resolution.
  • Charron, Andrea: UN Sanctions and conflict: responding to peace and security threats. Oxon, Routledge 2011. Tufano, Andrew. Conflict management for security professionals. Amsterdam :Elsevier 2014. Wolff, Stefan-Yakinthou Christinna: Conflict management in divided societies. Oxon Routledge 2012. Bercovitch, Jacob, Fretter, Judith. Regional Guide to International Conflict and Management from 1945-2003. Sage 2004. Rambotsham, Oliver et al. Contemproary Conflict Resolution : the prevention, management and transformation of deadly conflicts. Cambridge Polity 2011.
    povinná literatura
  • PAPPÉ, Ilan. A history of modern Palestine : one land, two peoples. New York :.: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xxi, 333. ISBN 0521556325. info
    doporučená literatura
  • Complexities and dangers of remembering and forgetting in Rwanda. Edited by Olivier Nyirubugara. Leiden: Sidestone Press, 2013. 176 p. ISBN 9789088901607. info
  • The Palestine-Israel conflicta basic introduction. Edited by Gregory Harms - Todd M. Ferry. 2nd ed. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Pluto Press, 2008. xxiv, 255. ISBN 9781849643832. info
  • GALLAHER, Carolyn. After the peace : Loyalist paramilitaries in post-accord Northern Ireland. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007. xvi, 248. ISBN 9780801474262. info
  • GUELKE, Adrian. A farewell to arms?: from 'long war' to long peace in Northern Ireland. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000. info
Výukové metody
Lectures, group projects, workshops
Metody hodnocení
Your final grade will be based on: - Drafting the papers - max. 16 points - Taking part in the simulations – max. 16 points - Final oral exam via zoom – max 18 points Therefore 4 points per paper and 4 per ACTIVE participation. Final classification will be made following these grades on the scale: A. 50 - 45 points B. 44 - 41points C. 40 - 38 points D. 37 - 35 points E. 34 - 32 points F. 31 and less points Students will pass the course, if he/she reaches 32 points out of 50 maximum.
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