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POLI 464F 002 (Seminar)

Problems in International Relations - PROB INTRL RELTN

Content varies from year to year. Consult the departmental website. One section (of 3 credits) is reserved for fourth-year students in the Major program in International Relations.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 2 (Jan 04, 2021 to Apr 08, 2021)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): January 15, 2021

Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
March 05, 2021

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
2 Mon14:0017:00
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-  Students must have completed at least one 300-level or higher International Relations course. Human Right Advocacy: Case Study - Academic Freedom and Scholars at Risk In this seminar, students will explore theories and processes related to international human rights advocacy. Alongside a tracing of the growth of international human rights discourses, students will also analyze praxis, gaining an understanding of mechanisms through which a range of actors fight for human rights and how we as scholars can analyze such practice. These lessons will be explored via a case study of the concept of Academic Freedom which focuses on the rights of scholars to engage open, scholarly inquiry without fear to their physical safety, freedom or other forms of persecution from states or interest groups. As part of the seminar, students will conduct human rights research/monitoring and engage in advocacy on behalf of the Scholars at Risk network an international n&~ etwork of institutions and individuals whose mission is to protect scholars and promote academic freedom (

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