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Peace and Conflict studies in Pondicherry

The Norwegian organisation Kulturstudier (Culture Studies) is offering five 10-week scholarships to South Asian nationals wishing to attend the university undergraduate course for two programmes for the fall semester in 2017.

The programmes are offered in cooperation with Oslo University College which issues internationally transferable university credits (30 ECTS credits - European Credit Transfer System).

1) Programme in Peace and Conflict Studies:

This programme provides education on contemporary issues such as Human Rights, humanitarian aid, refugee crisis, war, terrorism, violent and social conflicts, social inequality, peace and peacebuilding. The course focuses on conflicts at local, regional and global scales, with emphasis on South Asia.
For information about the programme, click here.

2) Programme in Religion and Power:

This programme builds on perspectives from social anthropology and religious studies and provide greater understanding of the relationship between religion and politics. Subjects are discussed at a global level with particular focus on South Asia. The programme serves both as an introduction and as specialization in anthropology and religious studies.
For information about the programme, click here.

Deadline: 15 May 2017.

For more information regarding requirements and studying in Pondicherry, visit:

 Write to [email protected] for inquiries about the admission process.

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