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Sunday, May 31, 2009

TweetThis! MA Scholarship on Peace and Conflict Analysis

Thank you Andrew Mushi for sharing this opportunity with others .

Calling Applications for Master of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Peace Building at Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi

Calling Applications for Master of Arts in Conflict Analysis and Peace Building at Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi

The Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution was launched in 2004, and was one of the first centres for peace and conflict resolution to be established at an Indian university. While the chief focus of the Centre is comparative and contemporary studies, it also aims to fill a gap in Indian academic life - the lack of serious and purposeful analysis of types and sources of conflict in our country & neighborhood, and the methods of dealing with them that India has adopted. There is a wealth of Indian literature on war-making and peace settlements through the ages - but it has not yet been collected or analyzed from a doctrinal point of view.

The Center has, and hopes to develop further, an active programme of: research, curriculum development, teaching, seminars/conferences and training courses for faculty, administration and civil society, as well as partnerships with other university centres/departments and institutions working in the field of peace and conflict studies.

Application deadline is 30th June, herewith I have attached the prospector. Some studentships are available students from SARC countries.


M.A. in Conflict Analysis and Peace Building
The MA in Conflict Analysis and Peace-Building is a comprehensive course focusing on the policies, practices and tools required to contain, manage or resolve contemporary conflicts and prevent them from recurring.
Core aims of the Course are to equip students with the analytical and field skills to engage in peacemaking and peace-building on the ground, both at home and abroad; and to bring Indian traditions of conflict resolution into the mainstream of peace studies.

Objectives of the Course:
  • To develop analytical methods that take into account the type of conflict, capabilities in the region, and the potential for escalation or resolution;
  • To provide a thorough grounding in the areas, institutions and processes of peacemaking, collective security and peace-building today;
  • To equip students with the tools for solving conflicts, from conflict prevention and peace settlements to conflict transformation and post-conflict reconstruction.
Duration : Two year (Intensive full-time)
Intake : 40

The MA Course comprises of the following compulsory and optional papers:

M.A. (Previous) Papers
Compulsory Papers
Paper I: Conflict Analysis
Paper II: Peacemaking
Paper III: State, Nation and Governance
Paper IV: Development and Security
Optional Papers
Paper XI: Non-Traditional Security
Paper XII: Humanitarian Dimensions of Armed Conflict
Paper XIII: Social Movements
Paper XIV: Colonialism, Modernity and Conflict
M.A. (Final) Papers
Compulsory Papers
Paper V: International Organizations and Conflict Resolution
Paper VI: Peace-Building
Paper VII: Conflicts in South Asian Countries
Paper VIII: Research Methodology and Fieldwork
Optional Papers
Paper IX: Indian Strategic Thought
Paper X: Peace Education
Paper XV: Role of Media in Conflict and Peace-Building
Paper XVI: Religion, Violence and Peace
Whoever interested in applying for the social sciences please contact


Thank you,
Thanks & Regards
Sajeer MAM
Nelson Mandela Center for Peace and Conflict resolution,
Jamia Millia Islamia.
New Delhi, (India).
Mobile: (0091) 9818426414

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