master in human rights and humanitarian action
Course organisation Faculty Teachers

COURSE ORGANISATION
The Master is offered as a one year program, divided into five modules of four weeks each, encompassing thirty hours of classroom-lectures per week over five days. Each course will last 15 hours. In the first four modules there are eight theme/courses. The fifth module will be dedicated to case-studies or to periods of learning in one of the partner Universities.
The second part of the year takes the form of an internship or problem analysis and a final examination based on a written report or dissertation.
The lectures will be held partly by teachers of Siena University and partly by visiting professors from Italian and foreign universities and study centers specializing in the field.
The medium of instruction is English. Some of the seminars, conferences and workshops could be held in Italian, French and Spanish.

First Module: International Relations (from 13 January to 7 February)

• International Politics
• Political Economy of Development
• History of the 20th Century
• Social Psychology of Human Rights
• Social Statistics
• Nationalism/Nationalisms
• Mass Media and Conflicts
• ONGs

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Second Module: History and Human Rights (from 10 February to 7 March)

• Oppression and Memory
• Public Health
• Universality of Rights
• European Community and Human Rights
• Memory and Identity
• Naturalization and Denaturalization of Oppression
• History of Human Rights (Medieval and Modern)
• History of Human Rights (20th Century)

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Third Module: Law and Rights (from10 March to4 April)

• International Law
• International Diplomacy
• Geopolitics
• Social Rights
• Social Ecology
• Transnational Legal Institutions
• Transitional Justice

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Fourth Module: Humanitarian Action (from7 April to 9 May)


• Humanitarian Intervention in International Law
• Humanitarianism and Human Rights: Texts, Culture, History
• Conflict Analysis
• Violations of Rights: Trauma and Violence
• Violations of Rights: Remedies and Restitutions
• Multiculturalism and Human Rights in Translation
• Preventing Deadly Conflicts
• Gender and Generations

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Fifth Module: Case-Studies

• Somalia
• Kosovo
• Mozambico
• Cambodia or Afghanistan

The Case-Studies’ discussion will bring together academics and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds for an integrated study of human rights. Diplomats, military officers, scholars, journalists and policy makers from the public, private, and non-governmental sectors, will be invited to examine all the aspects and related issues of both the past and present experiences.

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FACULTY

Director

Prof. Marcello Flores flores@unisi.it
Executive director Dott. Valeria Asta valasta@infinito.it
Principal Contact Informations tel
  fax
email humanrights@unisi.it
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TEACHERS
Bartoli Andrea Preventing Deadly Conflicts  
Bartolini Giulio European Community and Human Rights  
Berman Nethaniel Humanitarian Intervention in International Law naberma@hotmail.com
Bettini Maurizio Naturalization and Denaturalization of Oppression  
Braito Assunta Rigths and Health  
Calzini Paolo International Politics  
Conzato Franco Political Economy of Development  
Di Mento Joe Social Ecology jfdiment@uci.edu.
Doise Willem Social Psychology of Human Rights  
Favretto Ilaria Conflict Analisys I.Favretto@Kingston.ac.uk
Foresti Marta ONGs  
Fouskas Vassilis Conflict Analisys  
Franzinetti Guido Theory and Practice of Peacekeeping  
Ghellini Giulio Social Statistics  
Gozzini Giovanni History of the 20th Century  
Hoxha Elvis History of Human Rights (Medieval and Modern)  
Labanca Nicola Mass Media and Conflicts  
Lemieux Charlotte Transnational Legal Institutions  
Li Causi Luciano Memory and Identity licausi@unisi.it
Missoni Eduardo Rigths and Health  
Morgan Pat International Diplomacy / Geopolitics  
Nespor Stefano Social Ecology  
Orsi Alessandra Oppression and memory  
Osiatynski Wiktor Universality of Rights / History of Human Rights (20th Century)  
Pisillo Mazzeschi Riccardo International Law  
Salvatici Silvia Gender and Generations ssalvatici@libero.it
Santosuosso Amedeo Social Rights  
Sofos Spyros Nationalism / Nationalisms  
Sparti David Memory and Identity  
Spencer Philip Nationalism / Nationalisms  
Stone Peters Julie Humanutarianism and Human Rights: Texts, Culture, History jpeters@columbia.edu
Teitel Ruti Transitional Justice  
Tosi Arturo Multiculturalism and Human Rights in Translation  
Viviani Alessandra European Community and Human Rights  
Wildschut Glenda Violations of Rights: Trauma and Violence / Violations of Rights: Remedies and Restitutions  
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