Objective: 1. The objective of this master Thesis Seminar is to deepen the understanding of theories and methods related to research on the specific subfield.
Objective: 2. Applying them to a specific topic as part of the student’s master thesis project.
Content: Detailed formal requirements, such as deadlines and examination procedures are equal for all Theses Seminars and can be found in the e-Guide page Thesis Info.
Diversity, Democracy and Conflict
The seminar of Maria Spirova focuses on issues related to diversity in politics including both violent and non-violent conflict in the contemporary world. Issues might include: the impact of diversity on democracy and democratization, the relationship between various institutions and ethnic/group conflict; and the role of international actors in resolving conflicts, nation-building, or instituting power-sharing arrangements. The focus of the seminar is broadly defined to allow students who are interested in issues of diversity and political conflict to benefit from working together on their projects.
Methods of Instruction
Literature for the project will be on Blackboard by August 15
See Thesis Info in the e-Guide
Students will be registered in uSis by the institute secretariat before 25 August 2014.
Registration is open for students that started their Master in Political Science in February 2014. All other students should contact the exam committee to request permission to take this thesis seminar.
Wednesday 3 September, 13.00-15.00 hrs in room 1A22
Wednesday 10 September until 29 October, 13.00-15.00 hrs in room 1A22 Spirova
Wednesday 26 Novermber, 13.00-15.00 hrs in room 1A22 Spirova
Wednesday 10 September until 22 oktober, 13.00-15.00 hrs in room 2A36 Jentzsch
Wednesday 26 November, 13.00-17.00 hrs in room 3B08 Jentzsch
Friday 5 September until 31 October, 13.00-15.00 hrs in room 3B06 Spirova (no class on 3 October)
Friday 28 November, 13.00-15.00 hrs in room 3B06 Spirova
Friday 5 September until 17 October, 13.00-15.00 hrs in room 5A29 Jentzsch (no class on 3 October)
Friday 24 October, 13.00-15.00 hrs in room 3B08 Jentzsch
Friday 28 November, 13.00-17.00 hrs in room 3B08 Jentzsch
There will be an informal introductory meeting on May 27 from 11.00-12.00 hrs in 5B14