POLSCI 489 - Advanced Topics in Contemporary Political Science
Section: 004 Conflict&Diplomacy in Caucasus
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
Seniors only.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course will examine militarized conflicts (Nagorno Karabagh, South Ossetia and Abkhazia) and latent ones (such as Ajara and Javakheti) in the South Caucasus as well as diplomatic efforts at conflict resolution in the last decade. The rise of conflicts and nationalism will be studied in view of factors such as ethnicity, religion, class, historical processes, and of state-building in independent Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia in the context of post-Soviet international relations.

Intended audience: Upper-level undergraduates and graduate students

Course Requirements: Attendance, participation in discussions, 12-15 page paper, mid-term and final examination

Class Format: lecture/discussion 3 hours per week

POLSCI 489 - Advanced Topics in Contemporary Political Science
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
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30377
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (LEC)
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41549
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Meets with ORGSTUDY 495.
003 (LEC)
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43147
Closed
0
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (LEC)
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43965
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16
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with HISTORY 480.001
005 (LEC)
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44137
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53
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
006 (LEC)
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46052
Open
3
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Meets with ORGSTUDY 490.002.
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