Freedom of Assembly: Comparative Practices
This course will provide students with knowledge of the main definitions of freedom of peaceful assembly, the key concepts that underpin the definition, and the guiding principles behind the use of the concept of ‘freedom of peaceful assembly’ in public policy discourse. Course will specify and outline both core concepts and academic debates over what constitutes ‘freedom of peaceful assembly’, as well as specifyand outline several concrete case studies. This course critically engages with the literature that defines the parameters of freedom of peaceful assembly, and situate it in broader public policy, political science and social science debates about civil and political rights and the state-citizen relationship.
Preconditions: English level upper-intermediate
Hours: 40 hours lectures, 22 hours seminars
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