As promised, here is the revised schedule we put together in this morning's class. I've also enclosed a general schedule of readings to be done outside of class over the next two weeks. I know that this seems like a lot, and it is, but having a command of this source material will leave you well positioned for completing your practice HL Extension Task that will serve as your summative assessment for the year.
29 April: Watch & debrief, Kony, M23, and the real rebels of Congo
1 May: Read Kaufmann, C. (1996). Possible and Impossible Solutions to Ethnic Civil War. International Security, 20(4), 136-175.
2 May: Play, Grab That Spoon! with Kaufmann (1996)
5 May: Prep for simulation, Bamara Border Dispute
6 May: Simulation & debrief, Bamara Border Dispute
8 May: Read, Byman, D. (2002). Dilemmas and choices. In Keeping the peace: Lasting solutions to ethnic conflicts (pp. 213-225). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
9 May: Play, Review Roulette with Byman (2002)
- 28 April: BBC News. (2013, March 25). Democratic republic of Congo profile. Retrieved April 7, 2013, from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13283212; BBC News. (2012, November 20). Q&A: DR Congo conflict. Retrieved from http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-11108589; Council on Foreign Relations. (2014, March 26). Update on the Congo [Audio blog post]. Retrieved from http://www.cfr.org/congo-democratic-republic-of/update-congo/p32663
- 29 April: Autesserre, S. (2008, April 29). The trouble with Congo. Retrieved from http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/63401/sÃ©verine-autesserre/the-trouble-with-congo (link here); Eberhard, M. R. (2014). The crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Retrieved from http://www.responsibilitytoprotect.org/index.php/crises/crisis-in-drc
- 30 April-4 May: Stearns, J. (2012). North Kivu: The background to conflict in North Kivu Province of eastern Congo (Rep.). Retrieved http://www.riftvalley.net/download/file/fid/773
- 5 May-9 May: Stearns, J. (2013). Helping Congo help itself. Foreign Affairs. Retrieved September/October, 2013, from http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/139648/jason-stearns/helping-congo-help-itself?; Stearns, J. (2013, November 11). Congo's sudden calm. Retrieved from http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/140255/jason-stearns/congos-sudden-calm