The Paradoxes of War
- The goal is learning of some basic military history and sociology and seeing the broader social themes and issues related to war.
- Able to identify scientific subject
- Able to think critically and interpret the experience (personal and of other persons), relate to professional and social activities
- Student is capable of reporting the results of the information retrieval and analysis, academic or applied research she/he has conducted: - in various genres (including reviews, policy papers, reports and publications pertaining to socio-political subject matter); - and depending on the target audience.
- Student is capable of executing applied analysis of the political phenomena and political processes - by using political science methods - and in support of practical decision making process.
- The nature of war
- The Causes of War
- The Experience of War
- Making Warriors
- The War of Armies
- The Progress of Battle
- The War of Societies
- Social Aspects of War: Nation State and Nationalism
- Social Aspects of War: Democracy, Citizenship, and Social Equality
- The Rise of the Rest
- New Challenges
- Final Lecture
- Online Course AssignmentsAssignments proposed by the MOOC
- TestThe written exam is conducted during the session week
- Final ExamThe written exam is conducted during the session week. The teacher may excuse the students from taking the final exam, which she / he must announce at the final seminar.
- Interim assessment (3 module)0.5 * Final Exam + 0.3 * Online Course Assignments + 0.2 * Test
- The Oxford handbook of war / ed. by Julian Lindley-French . (2012). Oxford [u.a.]: Oxford Univ. Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edswao&AN=edswao.359820859
- Thucydides, & Mynott, J. (2013). Thucydides : The War of the Peloponnesians and the Athenians. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=533811