Universität Wien

030109 KU Human Rights II (2021W)

Special Issues

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work
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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. 28 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 12.01. 09:00 - 10:30 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Monday 17.01. 14:00 - 17:00 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 18.01. 09:00 - 10:30 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Wednesday 19.01. 09:00 - 10:30 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Monday 24.01. 12:30 - 14:30 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This class which is taught in English is building on the knowledge of Part I and provides for the opportunity to discuss topics currently of major importance for the internationals human rights system. Its major focus is on subjects such as efficient prevention of human rights violations, measures against impunity for serious human rights violations and consequences of terrorism and the fights against terrorism for human rights and women's rights issues.
Case studies and practical examples will be used to deal with the normative content of the human rights concerned as well as with the (quasi-) judicial and political-diplomatic mechanisms for the enforcement of human rights.
The course will be taught in form of discussions. The course is also offered to foreign exchange students, in particular from Australian universities.

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation in class, participation in the role play on women's rights, e-learning and written test

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

This class provides for the opportunity to discuss topics currently of major importance for the internationals human rights system.

Examination topics

Case studies and practical examples will be used to deal with the normative content of the human rights concerned as well as with the (quasi-) judicial and political-diplomatic mechanisms for the enforcement of human rights.
The course will be tough in form of discussions.

Reading list

W. Kälin/J. Künzli, The Law of International Human Rights Protection, 2009, p. 146-149, 198-204, 321-332, 356-367
O. De Schutter, International Human Rights Law, 513-560, 772-778
U. Kriebaum, Prevention of Human Rights Violations, 2 ARIEL 1997, p. 155-190.

Association in the course directory

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