Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3168: War and its Aftermath: Interventions and Contemporary Conflict

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:


Michael Barnett and Thomas G. Weiss, Humanitarianism in Question: Politics, Power, Ethics, Cornel University Press, 2008.


Elazar Barkan & Alexander Karn eds., Taking Wrongs Seriously: Apologies and Reconciliation,

Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2006.


Erin Daly and Jeremy Sarkin, Reconciliation in Divided Societies: Finding Common Ground, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010.


David Rieff, A Bed for the Night: Humanitarianism in Crisis, Simon and Shuster, 2003.


Klejda Mulaj, ‘Violence of War, Ontopology, and the Instrumental and Performative Constitution of the Political Community’, Review of International Studies, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2018.