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030108 KU Development and the right of self-determination of peoples (2007W)

Secession - autonomy - decentralisation

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

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 08.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 15.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 22.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 29.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 05.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 12.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 19.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 26.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 03.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 10.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 17.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 07.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 14.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 21.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
Monday 28.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The class shows how the right to self-determination turned from a concept of international legal status into a dynamic concept aiming at the free development of peoples. The relevance of the discourse about the rights of indigenous peoples for this change in the concept of self-determination shall be duly considered.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students shall improve their capacities to analyse, in a critical way, different ways of implementing the right to self-determination (secession - autonomy - federalism arrangements - decentralisation), especially in their relevance for the development of peoples.

Examination topics

Legal case studies on the legal situation of minorities and other ethnic group with cross-references to international and regional legal instruments/ Participative method.

Reading list

Alston, Philip (ed.): Peoples' Rights. 2005
Crawford, James (ed.): The Right of Peoples. 1988
Ghai, Yash (ed.): Autonomy and Ethnicity. Negotiating Competing Claims in Multiethnic States. 2000
Ghana, Nazila & Alexandra Xanthaki (ed.): Minorities, Peoples, and Self-Determination. Essays in Honour of Patrick Thornberry. 2004
Suksi, Marikku (ed.): Autonomy: Applications. 1998

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