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030078 KU Human Rights (F) (2017S)

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

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 56 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

EXAM:
Date: 22 June, 2017
Time: The exam for GROUP 1 starts at 1.45 pm; the exam for GROUP 2 starts at 3.25pm!!!!
Group 1: A - K (first letter of your surname): 1.45 pm - 3.20 pm.
Group 2: L - Z (first letter of your surname): 3.25 pm - 5.00 pm.
Place: PC-Room at Schenkenstrasse 8-10, 1010 Vienna.

Thursday 09.03. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 16.03. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 23.03. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 30.03. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 06.04. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 27.04. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 04.05. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 11.05. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 01.06. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 08.06. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Monday 03.07. 10:00 - 12:00 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG

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 (Hrsg.), All Human Rights for All. Vienna Manual on Human Rights, 2012
P.R. Ghandhi, Blackstone´ International Human Rights Documents. Oxford: OUP, 2012
Eine detaillierte Literaturliste wird auf der Moodle-Plattform zur Verfügung gestellt.

Association in the course directory

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