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The objective of this course is to survey the theory and practice of violent conflict and conditions for peace. During the course, students will discuss significant issues in conflict and peace studies related to causes of individual, communal, cultural, social and national violence.
During this course, students will look at key elements of the historical development of the relationship between science and religion in Europe. This relationship will be explored by, among others, addressing a number of central problems within the natural and human sciences that represent the most well-known ‘areas of conflict’ (physics, cosmology, biology).
This course offers a comprehensive coverage of the key political and economic policy areas of the European Union (EU) with an analysis of the different approaches to regional integration throughout the history of the EU.
This course starts with a general introduction to the field of positive psychology. It also introduces and clarifies the main concepts, gives an overview of the results of several happiness studies, and enables students to gain hands on experience with positive psychological techniques.
The course will provide core knowledge of important concepts such as environmental principles, international environmental agreements, environmental (human) rights, the choice and design of regulatory instruments including carbon markets, and the role of the courts, including the International Court of Justice.
The scale and speed at which innovative business models are transforming industry landscapes today is unprecedented. During this interactive course, students will look into the challenge of business model innovation and trends such as the rise of Corporate Social Responsibility.
The focus of this course lies on leadership, strategy and change in a global business context. During the course, students are confronted with strategic business issues with the aim of developing business knowledge and improving leadership skills to deal with these issues in a more effective and creative way.
During this course, students will discover how new genres of painting were introduced in the 17th century and how they developed in the course of the century. They will also delve into the works of the great masters and numerous minor masters of the age and analyse the art works from different perspectives.
In this course you will learn how to immediately grasp the attention of your audience, convey information in a concise manner and intrigue the audience members to think about the processes and outcomes of your research.
Effective scientific communication relies on clear and unbiased visualization of data as well as unambiguous textual explanations of that data. This course will cover the creation and interpretation of figures, reading and writing scientific papers, and presentation of data.
This course deals with the achievements and challenges in the field of preventing, investigating and prosecuting conflict-related sexual violence. Topics include the emergence of international concern regarding conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) and the scope, nature and consequences of these crimes.
Students will examine the most influential philosophic discussions around animals in society; conventional discourse around human-animal relationships; intersections between speciesism and other forms of oppression; and the politics of various animal justice movements.
This course is designed around the data science lifecycle to show the techniques for handling a data science project. Students will be exposed to basic programming skills in Python and learn how to select, clean, analyse, visualise and interpret data.