PACS 523: War Studies
War Studies comparatively is a recent development though its origin dates back to the history of mankind. The course undertakes meaningful discussion about the origin of war from diverse points of view. It adopts an interdisciplinary approach to understand the causes and conduct of war employing element from history, philosophy and literature. It orients students to the modern nature of warfare and its global implications. It presents students with lifelong learning about the role of warfare in the rise and fall of civilization. Adopting no common template, it brings in fruition many cutting-edge issues of modern warfare aiming at developing student’s critical understanding of many phenomena which impact life from micro to macro level. Assuming that War Studies is not synonymous with military history, this particular course has been tailored to reasonably fit in the larger domain of peace studies.