Graduate Course Code: POL2321H1S L5101
Topics in Comparative Politics I
Ethnic and Racial Violence
This course surveys contemporary cases of ethnic and racial violence, including cases of civil war, riots, genocide, and lynching. The course aims to familiarize students with the empirical and theoretical literatures from scholars, journalists, and regional experts. The focus of inquiry will be on the origins, dynamics, processes, and causes of violence. (Less attention will be paid to post-conflict issues, such as justice and reconciliation.)
Format and Requirements
Essays, in-class presentations, class participation
2.0 credits in POL/ JPA/ JPF/ JPI/ JPR/ JPS/ JRA courses
January 26, 2023
Congratulations to our 2021/22 undergraduate award & scholarship recipients! Following a two-year hiatus, the department was delighted to return to hosting our undergraduate awards in-person this year to celebrate our...
June 3, 2021
In a bid to motivate her students in what has been a very difficult academic year, Professor Rebecca Kingston decided to give those enrolled in the winter 2021 term of...
May 21, 2020
Congratulations to undergraduate student Cheryl Cheung who has received a University of Toronto Excellence Award (UTEA). Going into her third year majoring in political science, with minors in visual studies...
January 29, 2020
Congratulations to all our amazing undergraduate students who picked up one the department’s twenty-three awards and scholarships at our annual undergraduate awards ceremony. In attendance were Dean of Arts &...