War and Peace: New Thinking about the Causes of War and War Avoidance

Section 1, Fall 17

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 18/18
Credits: 3

Course Description

This interdisciplinary seminar will explore the causes of international armed conflict and the ways in which future wars might be avoided and peace preserved. Case studies of past wars will be examined to test competing theories. The seminar is a working seminar designed to advance human knowledge about war and war avoidance.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): None
Description:

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will be required to submit a substantial research paper via EXPO by the last day of the exam period at noon.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: Yes
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

Schedule No.
117820925
Law No.
LAW9052
Modified Type
Seminar
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
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