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Accounting for Death in War: Separating Fact from Fiction (FutureLearn)

Discover the main methods used to account for war deaths, how they've been used and practice using them yourself. Calculating the number of deaths during a war is a difficult, but necessary, task - having accurate information is crucial for political and societal debates and decisions. On this course [...]
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Environmental Challenges: Scarcity and Conflict in the Natural Environment (FutureLearn)

Mar 22nd 2021
Environmental Challenges: Scarcity and Conflict in the Natural Environment (FutureLearn)
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War and conflict can severely disrupt the governance of the environment. What is the impact on both people and the environment? This course explores three aspects of conflict and resource scarcity, and applies these to explore decision making and negotiation skills. Human conflict has both short and long term [...]
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World War 1: Trauma, Memory, Controversy (FutureLearn)

Mar 16th 2021
World War 1: Trauma, Memory, Controversy (FutureLearn)
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Explore the traumatic effects of WW1 on soldiers and civilians. Discover how we remember and debate the history of this war. In this free online course, you will study the social, cultural, medical and diplomatic history of the First World War. Topics range from physical and mental trauma suffered [...]
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The Civil War and Reconstruction - 1850-1861: A House Divided (edX)

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The Civil War and Reconstruction - 1850-1861: A House Divided (edX)
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Discover how the issue of slavery came to dominate American politics, and how political leaders struggled and failed to resolve the growing crisis in the nation. A House Divided: The Road to Civil War, 1850-1861 begins by examining how generations of historians have explained the crisis of the Union. [...]
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Global Media, War, and Technology (edX)

Explore the intersection of information technology, violent conflict, and resistance. The experience of war has changed fundamentally – not only for those fighting and reporting, but also for those on the home front. High-tech nations wage wars from a distance using satellite-guided weaponry while non-state military actors, terrorist organizations, [...]
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How We Remember War and Violence: Theory and Practice (FutureLearn)

Mar 4th 2019
How We Remember War and Violence: Theory and Practice (FutureLearn)
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Compare three models of remembering, exploring how the new model of ‘agonistic memory’ can help us better understand conflict. Consider how we recall war and violence and discover a different way to remember. Our memories of conflict are often used against us. Nationalist movements manipulate the story - offering [...]
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World War 1: A History in 100 Stories (FutureLearn)

Nov 5th 2018
World War 1: A History in 100 Stories (FutureLearn)
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Change the way you see World War 1 as you explore stories of hope, suffering and loss from newly released historical archives.
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Nov 5th 2018
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19.00 GBP

Irish Lives in War and Revolution: Exploring Ireland's History 1912-1923 (FutureLearn)

Sep 17th 2018
Irish Lives in War and Revolution: Exploring Ireland's History 1912-1923 (FutureLearn)
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Explore the lives of men, women and children living through war and revolution and social changes that made modern Ireland. How do people experience war and revolution? How does political change, violence, total war, affect life in its most basic ways? Looking at Ireland through war and revolution, this [...]
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Sep 17th 2018
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59.00 EUR

Military Ethics: An Introduction (FutureLearn)

We explore the ethical responsibilities that weigh on military professionals, who are ‘managers of violence’. Military professionals are unusual in having the use of lethal force as a central, defining feature of their role, and unique in the level of force that they are authorized to use. This fact [...]
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World War 1: Lessons and Legacy of the Great War (FutureLearn)

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 World War 1: Lessons and Legacy of the Great War (FutureLearn)
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Learn how the Allies defeat the Germans in World War 1, how the memory arose that the war was futile, and why this view is untrue. What is your understanding of World War I? Brave men led to their deaths by stupid officers? A war of trenches, mud and [...]
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39.00 GBP