PACS 111: Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies
The course entitled ‘Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies’ is committed to explorations on peace, dimensions of peace and related conceptions of peace (e,g, small peace, culture of peace, peace education, peace accord, peacemaking, peacekeeping, different dimensions of violence). As an introductory course of Peace and Conflict studies the overall objective of this course is to provide a glimpse of peace and peace related issues/ ideas. However, the core objective of this course is to get the critical perspectives on peace and conflict studies. Besides, the preliminary understanding about peace and conflict studies the course will specifically focus on peace and peace studies and will show how the terms like violence, conflict, and conflict management can serve to conceptualize peace and peace studies.