RESOLVING INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT THROUGH CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
JSIS 478 B (SLN: 15567)
The past two decades of war in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Darfur, Yemen and the Congo have revealed that war in the twenty-first century looks nothing like the state-to-state conflicts of World Wars I and II.
Resolving today’s conflict requires far more than mere military strength and technology. It requires understanding and addressing the complex cultural factors firstname.lastname@example.org underlying these conflicts.
While every culture has its own unique peculiarities, all cultures are patterned
around remarkably similar basic fundamental principles. Students will develop an understanding of these principles, apply cultural-anthropological concepts to contemporary conflicts, and use this knowledge to propose feasible strategies to mitigate a current real world conflict.
This course features active, inquiry-based learning and integrates topics from a variety of viewpoints. Register now to participate in this unique learning experience!
This JSIS course is offered in partnership with the Global Connections Study Abroad Program.
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