Course: Conflict regions of the contemporary world

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Course title Conflict regions of the contemporary world
Course code KGG/CRCW
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Šerý Miloslav, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Lectures are aimed at question of causes of their origin and contemporary state (definition of global and regional problems, problem areas and their basic features, conflict resolution). In seminars students present seminar works aimed at concrete problem areas (characteristic of sides of conflict, attitudes of international community, outline of existing resolution strategies, circumstances hindering resolution, proposal of resolution strategy).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Methods of Written Work, Activating (Simulations, Games, Dramatization)
Learning outcomes
Course is aimed at conslicts areas of the world and acquaints students with their formation and development.
Assess the causes and propose possible solutions for the current issues of the world's regions.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam, Student performance

Presentation and defence of seminar work, knowledge within the range of lectures and literature.
Recommended literature
  • Baar, V. (2005). Decentralizační a dezintegrační procesy v Ruské federaci v 90. letech minulého století. Ostrava: Ostravská univerzita.
  • Baar, V. (2002). Národy na prahu 21. století. Ostrava: Tilia.
  • Rudolph, J. R. (2006). Politics and Ethnicity : A Comparative Study. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Soeters, J. L. (2005). Ethnic Conflict and Terrorism : The Origins and Dynamics of Civil Wars. London: Routledge.
  • Tesař, F. (2007). Etnické konflikty. Praha: Portál.
  • Tomeš, J., Festa, D., Novotný, J. a kol. (2007). Konflikt světů a svět konfliktů : střety idejí a zájmů v současném světě. Praha: P3K.
  • Waisová, Š. (2005). Řešení konfliktů v mezinárodních vztazích.. Praha: Portál.
  • Waisová, Š. (2002). Úvod do studia mezinárodních vztahů. Dobrá Voda: Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Teaching Training in Geography for Secondary Schools (2015) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Science Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses - -