International Law and Human Rights
- Taught by Lawyers and International Legal Scholars
- Focuses on International Legal System
- Explores Human Rights Norms and Structures
International law addresses not only trade and business, but also criminal and war crimes prosecutions, post-conflict transitional justice, reparations, and national reconstruction. Gain insights into human rights norms and structures in an international framework, including the defining and provision of social and economic rights, as well as what redress the international community offers to the violations of these rights.
This course provides an introduction to the theory, the politics, and the social science of human rights and international security.
Examine what constitutes torture—still one of the most widespread human rights crimes—and why it is used for coercive interrogation.
Explore the phenomenon of genocide as a product of modernity through the analysis of comparative case studies from the 20th century.