On the various modules of the master’s course, these topics will be discussed and analysed:

  • Italian Cooperation and management of emergency programmes
  • Forced displacement: asylum seekers and IDP’s
  • Transformation of sovereign subjects and change in the conflictual dynamics between law and politics
  • Sociology of Globalization
  • “Post-modern” conflicts
  • Climate change: socio-political effects and responses at the international, regional and local levels
  • Narrating conflicts in the Middle East
  • Migrant crisis and the changing relationships between political institutions and the civil society: trends and counter-trends
  • Communication and conflicts
  • The Project Cycle
  • PTSD and aid-workers mental health
  • The importance of logistics in humanitarian emergency  
  • The role of governments in emergency management
  • The key sectors of the humanitarian intervention
  • Healthcare during an emergency
  • Fundraising in emergency projects
  • Food Emergency: among alimentary sovereignty, sustainable development and cultural enhancement
  • Advocacy and medias
  • Human rights protection in emergencies
  • Working with IDP’s
  • Women and child protection
  • Management of refugee camps
  • The reporting activity and data accuracy
  • An introduction to WASH
  • A sociological perspective on migration: theories, models and measures
  • The gender perspective within the international humanitarian law framework
  • The Inclusion of Asylum Seekers and Refugees
  • Altruism and cooperation: new scientific and philosophical perspectives
  • The importance of peacebuilding and diplomacy
  • Humanitarian protection and third sector organisations: theoretical and practical aspects
  • Multicultural society and educational responses
  • International Duty to Protect in Cases of Natural Disasters
  • Analysis of the military operations and their role in humanitarian crisis
  • A permanent “state of exception”: the condition of migrants in repatriations centers (CPR)
  • Law, markets and economic globalization
  • Conflicts and pacification processes.
  • Case study: the Arab-Israeli conflict
  • The European Union’s integrated approach to the conflict cycle