With conflict zones in many places across the globe, it can be difficult to make sense of world politics. One night class in Kinsale Community School, Co Cork, addresses geopolitics head on.
‘Disarming Global Conflict’ is an eight-week night class, focusing on the causes of conflict and human rights abuses. Each class incorporates a wide variety of audio and visual material to examine current political and social events such as the growth of terrorism in mainland Europe, nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula, and the use of social media as a propaganda tool.
The course covers topics as diverse as: