The aim of this course is to facilitate students to participate creatively in all aspects of peace studies, peace-building in conflict and post-conflict societies. Understanding Gandhian approach to peace from the interdisciplinary perspective and comprehend Gandhi’s views and perceptions on economic, social, political, environmental, and development, related issues. To provide opportunities to the learners for higher studies in the area of theoretical and applied Gandhian Studies, Peace, Conflict Management, and Social Regeneration.
|Course Status :||Upcoming|
|Course Type :||Core|
|Start Date :||14 Sep 2020|
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BLOCK-I - GANDHIAN PERSPECTIVES ON PEACE
Unit-1 - Understanding Peace
Unit-2 - Tolerance, Harmony and Forgiveness
Unit-3 - Community Peace
Unit-4 - Peace among Nations
BLOCK-II - GANDHIAN APPROACH TO CONFLICT RESOLUTON
Unit-5 - Understanding Sources of Conflict
Unit-6 - Approaches to Conflict Resolution
Unit-7 - Gandhian Approach to Conflict Resolution
Unit-8 - Applications of Gandhian Approach to Peace and Conflict Resolution (Case Studies)
BLOCK-III - GANDHIAN TECHNIQUES OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Unit-9 - Fasting
Unit-10 - Strike
Unit-11 - Dialogue and Negotiation
Unit-12 - Mediation and Reconciliation
BLOCK-IV - APPLICATION OF GANDHIAN TECHNNIQUES (CASE STUDIES)
Unit-13 - Noakhali
Unit-14 - North-East/ Kashmir
Unit-15 - Sri Lanka/Palestine
Unit-16 - Tibet/ Myanmar/Bhutan
Prof. Debal K. SinghaRoy MA, MPhil, PhD, is Professor of Sociology in the Faculty of Sociology, School of Social Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.
Professor SinghaRoy is a recipient of an Australian Government Endeavour Fellowship, 2010. He was a Visiting Scholar with the Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. He was a Commonwealth Fellow and Visiting Professor of Sociology of Social Movements at The Open University, United Kingdom (2006-2007); a Fellow with the Alternative Development Studies Programme, Netherlands (2003); Visiting Research Fellow in the University of Alberta, Canada (2001); Visiting scholar in the La Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, (1999 & 2007). Recently (2018) he was also in the University of Alberta, Edmonton, and University of McMaster, Hamilton, Canada as Shastri-Indo Canadian Visiting Fellow.
Professor Singharoy has researched extensively in the areas of identity and identity construction, social movements, agrarian studies, social development, marginalization, social exclusion, sociology of distance education and knowledge society. His important publications include Identity, Society and Transformative Social Categories, Sage Publication, New Delhi 2018, Towards a Knowledge Society: New Identities in Emerging India: Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, 2014, Peasant Movements in Post Colonial India: Dynamics of Mobilisation and Identity, Sage Publication, 2004; Social Development and the Empowerment of the Marginalised Perspectives and Strategies(ed), Sage Publication New Delhi, 2002; Women, New Technology and Development, Manohar Publication 1995; Women in Peasant Movements: Tebhaga, Naxalite and After, Manohar Publication 1992; Social Movements: A Course Guide, Athabasca University, Canada, 2006; Dissenting Voices and Transformative Actions: Social Movements in Globalizing World (ed) Manohar Publication, New Delhi, 2010; Interrogating Social Development: Global Perspectives and Local Initiatives (ed), Manohar Publication, New Delhi, 2010; Surviving Against Odds: Marginalized in a Globalising World, (ed), Manohar Publication, New Delhi, 2010. His upcoming book is Partition, Nationalism and Patriotism. He has published several research papers in nationally and internationally reputed journals and in the international Encyclopedia of Social Movements.
Professor SinghaRoy is member of Member Board of Studies, Academic Council and Board of Management of several universities of the country.