Geography

Geographies of Violence and Conflict

Module code: 001G4DIR
Level 6
30 credits in autumn teaching
Teaching method: Workshop
Assessment modes: Coursework, Essay

In this module, you study how geographers have thought about, studied, and explained, violence and conflict.

You study whether violence and conflict are considered an exceptional situation or a 'normal' aspect of societal change.

You look at: 

  • the scale of conflict, from domestic violence to international war
  • how violence and conflict affect people (and groups of people)
  • the differences between diverse forms of violence.