[INCORE Information] New Courses at INCORE and Ulster for 2011

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Wed Dec 22 15:29:16 GMT 2010

Dear Friends and Colleagues

With the new year approaching it is time to take stock and think about the
future.  Maybe you would like a career change? Or perhaps enhance your
skills to improve your current work? To this end, we will like to tell you
about some courses at INCORE and the University of Ulster in 2011 that might
interest you.

1. Researching Peace and Conflict in Divided Societies

We are offering a 12-week distance learning Œshort course¹ on Doing Research
in Divided Societies because we understand that you have to fit your study
around your life and not vice versa.  This course will provide an
introduction to the key concepts, ideas and debates in the field of peace
and conflict research; the theoretical understandings of the course,
dynamics and resolution of societal conflict; and the key methodological and
ethical issues involved in carrying out research in divided societies.
Classes begin the end of January 2011.

For more information visit:

2. INCORE International Summer School

The INCORE Summer School provides a structured learning opportunity to
analyse the dynamic and constantly changing field of conflict resolution and
peacebuilding. Focusing on the latest research and concepts in peace and
conflict studies and practice; participants are invited to compare, contrast
and learn from different perspectives. The 2011 International Summer School
will run from 13th - 17th June. This year we are offering three courses: (1)
Evaluation in Conflict Prone Settings; (2) Interpersonal Reconciliation
after Violent Political Conflict;  and (3) Peacemaking and Peacebuilding:
Exploring Lessons from Northern Ireland.

For more information visit: http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/courses/ss/

3. MA Peace and Conflict Studies

The MA in Peace and Conflict Studies started in 1987 and remains one of the
key programmes available at Ulster in the area of peace and conflict. This
internationally renowned programme is offered by the School of English,
History and Politics in collaboration with the International Conflict
Research Institute (INCORE). Leading academics based at INCORE teach the
module on Peacebuilding in Divided Societies. The Programme is based on
the Magee Campus  in the city of Derry/Londonderry on the shores of Lough
Foyle in the north west of Northern Ireland.

For more information visit: http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/courses/MA.html

4. MsC in Human Rights and Peacebuilding

The MSc in Human Rights and Peacebuilding, launched in 2010, is a unique
multidisciplinary course  being offered by the following institutions: the
Transitional Justice Institute  (TJI) in conjunction with the School of Law,
INCORE (International Conflict Research Institute), and the School of
English, History and Politics. Those taking the course will gain an in-depth
knowledge of the theoretical and practical application of peacebuilding and
related areas of human rights and humanitarian law, as well as transitional

For more information visit: http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/pdfs/MscHRPB.pdf

All the best for the holiday season and we hope to see you at INCORE soon!

Warm regards Brandon

Professor Brandon Hamber
Director INCORE 
University of Ulster
Magee Campus
Aberfoyle House
Northland Road
Northern Ireland
BT48 7JA
Tel: +44 (0)2871 375500   Direct 375460
Mobile: +44 (0)7595087579
Fax: +44 (0)2871 375510
Email (W): b.hamber at ulster.ac.uk
Email (H) : mail at brandonhamber.com
INCORE:   www.incore.ulster.ac.uk
Personal:  www.brandonhamber.com

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