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070276 SE Seminar - How Women's Rights Became Human Rights (2018S)

6.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte
Continuous assessment of course work


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


max. 25 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 05.03. 16:00 - 17:30 Seminarraum 6 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Monday 19.03. 16:00 - 17:30 Seminarraum 6 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Monday 09.04. 16:00 - 17:30 Seminarraum 6 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Wednesday 23.05. 09:45 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Thursday 24.05. 09:45 - 16:30 Seminarraum 2, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG


Aims, contents and method of the course

This MA seminar explores the international history of women's rights since the late nineteenth century with the aim of supporting students to write their own research papers using primary and secondary sources on a related topic of their choice. Themes will include the history of international women's organising, gendered practices of humanitarianism, women's rights and international law, and approaches to 'rights' within a variety of feminist movements. Students will be encouraged to consider a range of historiographical approaches, including social, cultural, political and international history, the history of emotions, sexuality, and the body.

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment: 25 page research presentation / paper using primary and secondary source

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

PM4: Frauen- und Geschlechtergeschichte
Diplom UF: Frauen- und Geschlechtergeschichte
BA: Bachelorseminar 9 ECTS
BEd: Bachelorseminar 8 ECTS

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