Examine peacebuilding, post-conflict transformation, and the impact of international intervention on state formation, human rights, and transitional justice in the comparative context of Southeast Europe. Work with professional journalists to produce a full-length print or broadcast feature story on a topic related to the theme of the program.
Major topics of study include:
Peace and conflict studies: theory and practice in the Balkans
Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Kosovo in the 1990s: international sanctions, the 1999 NATO bombing, the Dayton Agreements
A comparative look at history, conflict, and post-conflict transformation in Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo with focus on state-building and peacebuilding processes
A comparative look at international intervention and state building in the Balkans prior to the conflict in the 1990s and current international interventions in Syria and Ukraine