2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Nov 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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HS 481 - Seminar: Ethnicity and Political Violence in Modern Africa

(3.00 cr.)

Explores how ethnicity factors into political violence in modern Africa. This includes looking at how the colonial state understood and used ethnicity to govern people, and how this approach to governing shaped the development of nationalist and then post-independence politics in key cases like Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Rwanda. These cases are subject to change with each iteration of the course. Written or electronic permission of the instructor.

Prerequisite: One HS 100-level course, one HS 300-level course.
Sessions Typically Offered: Varies
Years Typically Offered: Varies



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