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THEO 5539 Human Rights, Humanitarian Crises, and Refugees: Ethical, Political, and Religious Responses (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course will explore the protection of human rights in the face of contemporary humanitarian crises, focusing on the relation between such crises and warfare, political oppression and economic injustice It will investigate the ethical perspectives that should guide responses by political, religious and civil communities. The issue of the forced migration that results from such crises will receive particular attention.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): David Hollenbach, S.J.

Prerequisites: Preference for theology and international studies majors.

Cross listed with: INTL5539

Comments: Registration is limited.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17