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Events and Seminars

10-12 September

Conference of the Doctoral College ‘Opens external link in new windowEmpowerment through Human Rights’ of the University of Vienna within the framework of the AHRI-COST Annual Conference 2012

We invite abstract submissions of PhD students for all the themes below for a conference on ‘Empowerment through Human Rights’ to be held in Vienna, Austria, on 10-12 September 2012. The Doctoral College (Initiativkolleg) ‘Empowerment through Human Rights’ is an inter-disciplinary group of 13 doctoral students, coordinated by the research platform ‘Human Rights in the European Context’ of the University of Vienna and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights.  All of the students write their theses on topics related to human rights in a wider sense and have their background in the disciplines of Law, Sociology, Psychology, Development Studies and African Studies. (http://human-rights.univie.ac.at/initiativkolleg-empowerment-through-human-rights/).

At the PhD school of the AHRI/COST conference, we would like to present our individual work and discuss it together with other PhD students writing their theses on related topics. The program will consist of six panels, taking place on two half-days, with three subsequent panels in each session.

The themes for the conference:

 

(1)  Poverty and Territory

 

(2)  Asylum and Migration 

 

(3)  Mental Health and Human Rights

 

(4)  Human Rights in Development

 

(5)  Trafficking in Human Beings

 

(6)  Criminal and Social Justice

 

Submission of abstracts must be made by Word document using the “Initiates file downloadAbstract Submission form” and sent to: Opens window for sending emailCOST.IK2012@univie.ac.at by 30th April 2012.


SUMMER TERM 2012

26 June 2012
Lecture "Emancipatory Law - A Contradiction in Terms?"
Lecturer Elisabeth Holzleithner
14:30-17:30

2 May 2012
Workshop "Globalization and Human Rights"
Lecturer Ravinder Barn
13:00-16:00

12-13 April 2012
Seminar "Human Rights Impact Assessment"
Block Course: 4,0 ECTS credits
Guest Lecturer Todd Landman
10:00-17:00


WINTER TERM 2011/12

3-4 November 2011
Seminar "New Challenges in Human Rights Research"
Block Course: 4,0 ECTS credits
Lecturers tba
10:00-17:00


SUMMER TERM 2011

28 September 2011
Talk "Political Prisoners and Repressive Laws in India"
Guest Lecturer Kamayani Bali Mahabal
14:00-16:00

19 September 2011
Winter Kick-off
18:30

19 September 2011
Tutorial
Manfred Nowak
13:00-16:00

9 June 2011
Tutorial
Margarete Grandner
10:00-12:00

14 March 2011
IK/E.MA Party
18:30


WINTER TERM 2010/11

26 January 2011
Tutorial
Manfred Nowak, Julia Kozma
13:00-16:00

14 January 2011
Seminar "Qualitative Interviewing Methods in Practice", Part 2
Guest Lecturers Elisabeth Scheibelhofer and Andrea Marhali
9:30-17:30

15 December 2010
Tutorial
Ursula Kriebaum, Christina Binder
13:00-16:00

14 December 2010
Seminar "Some Historical Perspectives on Human Rights"
Margarete Grandner
9:00-13:00

26 November 2010
Seminar "Qualitative Interviewing Methods in Practice", Part 1
Guest Lecturer Elisabeth Scheibelhofer
9:30-17:30

11 November 2010
Tutorial
Walter Schicho
11:00-14:00

5 November 2010
Seminar "Home Education: A Case Study of Childhood and Rights"
Guest Lecturer Daniel Monk (Birkbeck College, University of London)
15:00-18:00

5 November 2010
Seminar on "Participatory Tools"
Germain Weber
10:00-13:00

8 October 2010
Seminar on "Methodological Implications for Research and Ethic Issues"
Christoph Reinprecht, Rossalina Latcheva
15:00-18:00

8 October 2010
Tutorial
Christoph Reinprecht, Rossalina Latcheva
11:00-14:00

6 September 2010
18:30 Winter Kick-Off


SUMMER TERM 2010

17 June 2010
Info-Meeting at the Center for Doctoral Studies
15:30

10-11 June 2010
Interdisciplinary Research Methodology in the Field of Human Rights
Block Course: 6,0 ECTS credits
Christoph Reinprecht together with Manfred Nowak and Brigitte Lueger-Schuster
10:00-17:00

7 June 2010
Tutorial
Walter Schicho, Margarete Grandner

31 May 2010
Study Visit to the FRA (European Union's Fundamental Rights Agency)
15:00-17:00

25 May 2010
Tutorial
Christoph Reinprecht
15:00-18:00

10 May 2010
Tutorial
Brigitte Lueger-Schuster
15:00-18:00

30 April 2010
Tutorial
Christoph Reinprecht and Rossalina Latcheva
13:30-17:00

26 April 2010
Tutorial
Germain Weber
15:00-18:00

22 March 2010
Joint Tutorial with E.MA Students
Manfred Nowak
15:00-18:00

19 March 2010
Housewarming Party at the new office at Hörlgasse 6, 1090 Wien

18-19 March 2010
Introduction to the International Human Rights Regime
Block Course: 6,0 ECTS credits
Manfred Nowak together with Julia Kozma
10:00-17:00

15 March 2010
Joint Tutorial with E.MA Students
Manfred Nowak
15:00-18:00

10 February 2010
Welcome Party at a "Heurigen"

22 January 2010
Introduction Workshop
11:00-17:00 at the top floor of the Law Faculty (Juridicum), Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Wien

2 May 2012Workshop "Globalization and Human Rights"Guest Lecturer Ravinder Barn13:00-16:00

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