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Academic Year 2019/2020, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Department of International Development

DV434 – Human Security (with Prof Mary Kaldor and Dr Iavor Rangelov)

This inter-disciplinary course will introduce students to the concept of human security. Human security refers to the security of individuals and communities as opposed to the security of the state. It combines physical security and material security; freedom from fear and freedom from want. The course will introduce students to the debates about the concept and its relevance in the contemporary era. It will combine political, military, legal and economic approaches to human security implementation.

This course is available on the MSc in African Development, MSc in Conflict Studies, MSc in Development Management, MSc in Development Studies, MSc in Global Politics, MSc in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies, MSc in International Migration and Public Policy, MSc in Social Research Methods and MSc in Women, Peace and Security.