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Programme 3: Human Rights and Critical Human Rights Education


The objectives of this research programme:

- deepen the study of human rights in higher education and in society in general;
- study human rights and its violation globally;
- generate comparative and international research initiatives on the scholarship of human rights education within various socio-political contexts;
- engender creative approaches by which human rights can be enriched by inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary approaches; and
- prompt inquiry into the linkages between human rights and peace, conflict, development, multiculturalism, citizenship and democracy.

 

For further information please contact Prof A Keet (keeta@ufs.ac.za) and Annelie de Man (demana@ufs.ac.za).

 

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