Kurs

Graduate Seminar in Current Research on Human Rights and Democracy

General information

The course is a compulsory component of the M.A. Program in Human Rights and Democracy.

Language of instruction: English

Course description

In this course, students will prepare for the upcoming degree project by covering the current state of research within an independently chosen area of study. The instruction consists of regular seminars where students present different trends and disputes within their respective areas of studies, as well as workshops on academic writing and publishing. The course will also give students a chance to explore different possible primary sources that can be included in a future degree project.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, the student shall be able to:

Knowledge and understanding

  • skillfully summarize and critically assess the state of research within the area of a intended degree project of relevance to human rights and democracy,
  • display strong awareness of how the intended degree project would contribute to the current state of research within the chosen area of inquiry,

Competence and skills

  • skillfully navigate among the relevant channels for the publication of research within an independently chosen area of inquiry,
  • compose a coherent and comprehensive overview of the research within an independently chosen area of study,
  • display strong command of the conventions of style and reasoning within the relevant disciplines for the intended degree project,
  • provide an overview of the possible primary sources for the intended degree project, and show awareness of the different challenges that arise when collecting and analyzing such sources,
  • account and argue for one’s assessment of complex phenomena—orally as well as in writing;

Judgement and approach

  • reflect critically and independently on central theories and concepts within the field of inquiry;
  • analyze and assess information using scientific criteria.

Reservation för revidering av litteraturen.

För närvarande har vi inte en litteraturlista för denna kurs.

Schemat finns tillgängligt senast en månad innan kursen startar. Vi rekommenderar inte att du skriver ut schemat eftersom vissa ändringar kan ske.

Öppna schemat

Read the entry requirements for the Master’s Program in Human Rights and Democracy.

Fastställd av Kollegiet i Mänskliga rättigheter och demokrati vid Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm den 3 februari 2021.