HIS493H1: Humanity in War: The Modern Evolution of the Law of Armed Conflict

Hours: 
24S

This course explores the development of international humanitarian law over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Questions asked will include how modern warfare has been understood as a political, cultural, social and legal phenomenon, and the ways in which such perspectives developed into a program of restraint.

Prerequisite: 

HIS241H1/​ HIS242H1/​ HIS344H1/​ HIS344Y1/​ EUR200Y1 or another course in modern history

Exclusion: 

None

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)