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210175 VO M3 a: Human Rights Perspectives - Genesis and Impact of a Concept (2010W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 21 - Politikwissenschaft

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Language: English

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Monday 11.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7
Monday 18.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7
Monday 25.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7
Monday 08.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7
Monday 15.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7
Monday 22.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7
Monday 29.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7
Monday 06.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7
Monday 13.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7
Monday 13.12. 20:00 - 21:30 Prominentenzimmer Hauptgebäude, Tiefparterre Hof 4
Monday 10.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7
Monday 17.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7
Monday 24.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7
Monday 31.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 7 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 7

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About the Course:
This lecture will outline the evolution of human rights ideas from a pedagogical elite vision in the ancient Greek society over the idea of Christian equality to a modern political concept on the national and after 1945 on the international level. It will encompass approaches from political philosophy as well as international relations. Special emphasis will be given to consequences of the the international Human Rights framework and its consequences, which challenge and slowly transform the international order - f.e. the problematic of Humanitarian Interventions, the Responsibility to Protect, rights to develop, etc.

Objectives: Profound understanding of 1. the concept's evolution, 2. the significance of the international human rights regime for current armed conflicts, war and migration, 3. the inter-cultural dimension. Awareness for human rights issues at all levels.

Literature:
Micheline R. Ishay (2008), The History of Human Rights. From Ancient Times to the Globalization Era. Berkeley.
Michael Freeman (2002), Human Rights. Malden
David P.Forsythe (2006), Human Rights in International Relations. Cambridge
Martha Nussbaum (2000), Women and Human Development. The Capabilities Approach. Cambridge

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