Gender, Culture and Conflict in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

Course Details

Course Number
NUTR 222
Associated Faculty

Course Description

This course examines situations of armed conflict, civilian experiences of these crises, and the international and national humanitarian and military responses to these situations from a gender perspective and highlights the policy and program implications that this perspective presents. Topics covered include gender analyses of current trends in armed conflict and terrorism, and of the links among war economies, globalization and armed conflict; the manipulation of gender roles to fuel war and violence; gender and livelihoods in the context of crises; masculinities in conflict; sexual and gender-based violations; women’s rights in international humanitarian and human rights law during armed conflict; peacekeeping operations; peacebuilding; and reconstruction. Case studies are drawn from recent and current armed conflicts worldwide. This course is cross-listed with The Fletcher School (DHP D232).



Graduate standing or instructor consent.

Terms Offered

Semester/Term SIS Number Meeting Time Location Instructors
Fall 2019 83656 Friday 10:30am - 12:30pm Dyan Mazurana, Elizabeth Stites
Fall 2018 81401 Friday 10:30am - 12:30pm Cabot 205, Medford Dyan Mazurana, Elizabeth Stites
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