Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2017/2018
Canadian Excellence

Global humanitarianism: Between Gift and Power
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Tutorial/Seminar: 3

Is humanitarian action altruistic? Or does it service the interests of powerful institutions on the geopolitical chessboard? This course explores the development of modern humanitarian action, with particular emphasis on the actors, values and resources it mobilizes in contemporary contexts.

Additional Course Information
Honours standing in Global Studies and at least 1.0 credit in 300 level GS courses, or permission of the instructor.