Module B2: Current Crises and Conflicts in Latin America

Competence aims:

  • critical overview of current crises and conflicts in Latin America
  • knowledge of the organizations and processes of international crisis management and the theoretical-conceptual ideas behind them
  • ability to analyze the processes of political, social and economic transformation in Latin American countries, both in their respective local and historical and global contexts

Learning content:

  • analysis of current crises and conflicts in Latin America, specifically regarding their historical development and their integration in global contexts
  • critical consideration of local applications of democratic-theoretical and developmental-political approaches, developmental-strategic approaches in Latin American countries as well as the importance of international interventions
  • analysis of the organizations and processes of international crisis management and the theoretical-conceptual ideas behind them
  • examination of the role of social movements and public spheres in the context of processes of democratization with special consideration of gender relations and cultural differences