Universität Wien FIND

030078 KU Human Rights (F) (2014S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 60 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 11.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 18.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 25.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 01.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 29.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 06.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 13.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 20.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 27.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 03.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 12.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 17.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Monday 23.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM64 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This class provides students with an overview of the origin, development and current relevance of the international human rights regime. Its major focus is on the Council of Europe and the system of the United Nations. Likewise, topics currently of major importance for the international human rights regime are discussed, including measures against impunity for serious human rights violations, the consequences of terrorism and the fight against terrorism for human rights and the rights of women.
The individual sessions (2 full hours) shall be structured around questions and case studies

Assessment and permitted materials

1. Written Examination. There will be a written examination worth 70% of the final course mark.
2. Class participation. This will include demonstrated prepa¬ration for class and participation in discussions and is worth 30% of the final course mark

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participants should have a basic understanding of contemporary problems of internationa humanitarian law at the end of this course.

Examination topics

Course; The individual sessions (double units) shall be structured around questions and case studies.

Reading list

M. Nowak, Introduction to the International Human Rights Regime, 2003
M. Nowak et al (eds.), All Human Rights for All. Vienna Manual on Human Rights, 2012
P.R. Ghandhi, Blackstone´ International Human Rights Documents. Oxford: OUP, 2010
A detailed reading list and further materials shall be made available on the Moodle platform for individual download

Association in the course directory

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