Course level

Postgraduate Coursework


Humanities and Social Sciences


Politic Sc & Internat Studies




One Semester

Class contact

30 Seminar hours

Assessment methods

Major essay, briefing paper, participation

Course coordinator

Prof. Alex Bellamy

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

This course takes a practical look at atrocities prevention, examining the various ways in which prevention is practiced in the field by international organizations, states, civil society organizations and individuals. It examines some of the core dilemmas of preventive action as well as the challenge of assessing the effectiveness of different types of preventions, focusing on preventive diplomacy, field operations, humanitarian action, civil society action, economic inducements and other mean of prevention.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 (TP5) St Lucia Intensive Course Profile