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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Spring 2010

HIS 317N • PEACE AND CONFLICT IN AFRICA

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ADERINTO

Course Description

This course will introduce students to African experience of peace and conflict since the precolonial era. Students will study how internal and external developments changed the patterns of conflict and conflict resolution in Africa. We will be taking a close look at various types of conflict ranging from religious and political, to ethnic and territorial. In addition, students will appreciate the challenges of political integration and nation-building in Africa.

Grading Policy

*Africa Conference (March 26-28) 10% Mid Term Test (March 11) 20% **Response Paper on Image and Conflict 10% Final Exam 60% Total 100%

*A two-page report on Africa conference is due on April 1 ** A two- response paper due on April 27

Texts

Isaac Albert et al. Informal Channels of Conflict Resolution Course Packet Documentaries and Movies

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