Prevention and Management of Ethnic Conflict (Teaching Module)

This teaching module examines the National Delimitation Project in Soviet Central Asia in the 1920s and 1930s as a means to overcome ethnic strife. Using the primary source materials from the RPI collection, students will learn:

  1. How providing more opportunities for self-governing among ethnic groups was used in preventing and managing conflict
  2. What was the role of economic factors in reducing ethnic tensions
  3. How development of smaller administrative units based on ethnicity contribute to conflict management

Included is a description of theoretical concepts, case analysis, and bibliograhy.


by Karina V. Korostelina