Universität Wien FIND

030078 KU Human Rights (F) (2016S)

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

Details

max. 56 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 08.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 15.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 05.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 12.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 19.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 26.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 03.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 10.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 24.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 31.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 07.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 14.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 21.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1

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. Also the inter-American and the African human rights systems will be dealt with. 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 preparation for class and participation in discussions and is worth 30% of the final course mark.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The individual sessions (double units) shall be structured around questions and case studies. Preparation of the

Examination topics

Topics dealt with in class.

Reading list

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

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Fr 31.08.2018 08:47