Peace and Conflict Resolution

Department of Philosophy

Peace and Conflict Resolution

Peace studies has become a highly demanded discipline in the modern society where wars and conflict is a common event. The Department introduced B.A Degree in Peace and Conflict Resolution for the first time in the South Asia. This Degree studies various dimensions of peace and conflict Resolution subject; styles and history of wars and conflict; Philosophy and Psychology of peace and conflicts; Conflict management techniques and skills.
As a newly introduced subject area to the academic world “Peace and Conflict Resolution” play an important role in the university scenario in Sri Lanka. In a social context where conflicts are common, the study of issues in peace and conflicts is very important. Peace and Conflict Resolution services could play a decisive role in the social development. Philosophy of peace, psychology of peace, History of war and conflict are some of the study areas of this degree programmer.


Department of Philosophy

Faculty of Social Sciences

University of Kelaniya


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