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HSTRY 288 A: Seminar: Topics In History

The Global History of Human Rights

Meeting Time: 
TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: 
BAG 106
SLN: 
16251
Joint Sections: 
HSTCMP 290 A
Instructor:
Jordanna Bailkin
Jordanna Bailkin

Additional Details:

This course explores the history of human rights as it has been shaped by war, revolution, colonial expansion and contraction, and transformations of global capital from the 15th century to the 21st. We will examine how modern states have worked to define, protect, and violate human rights on issues ranging from slavery to organ trafficking and refugee aid, and how a range of actors - from the courts to grassroots organizations - have responded.

Catalog Description: 
Introduction to the discipline of history. Emphasizes the basic skills of reading, analysis, and communication (both verbal and written) in history. Each seminar discusses a different subject or problem.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Writing (W)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 10, 2018 - 9:33pm
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