Aufbauseminar (Module WSF-polw-7 und 8): Corporate Combat: Private Security Contractors

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Private security contractors have quickly become a key component on battlefields, with PSCs currently engaged on every continent (excluding Antartica). While some countries, like the United States, have embraced the use of PSCs, others – especially many European countries – have shied away from their use. This course will provide an introduction to private security contractors, and the debates surrounding their deployment. The course will conducted entirely in English, including lectures, assignments and readings.

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Examination criteria: 2,5 credits: Attendance & Participation (40%) and Presentation (worth 60%) 5 credits: Attendance & Participation (20%), Presentation (worth 30%) and a Final Research Essay (50%; due 15/08/2014) Die Anmeldung zu dem Seminar erfolgt online über OLAT, die zentrale Lernplattform der CAU Kiel (https://www.uni-kiel.de/lms/dmz/). Die Anmeldung beginnt am 1.3.14 und endet am 31.03.14. Weitere Informationen zum Anmeldungsprozess finden sich auf der Webseite des Instituts für Sozialwissenschaften/Bereich Politik (www.politik.uni-kiel.de).