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Backlash against Human Rights?

The Venice Academy of Human Rights is an international and interdisciplinary programme of excellence for human rights education, research and debate. It provides an enriching forum for emerging ideas, practices and policy options in the field of human rights. The Academy hosts distinguished experts to promote critical and useful research and innovation through the exchange of current knowledge.

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Theme 2016

Backlash against Human Rights?

4-13 July 2016

More information will follow soon.

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General Course: Robert McCorquodale

Faculty: inter alia Mark Goodale, Geir Ulfstein

More information will follow soon.

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One and a half weeks of interdisciplinary lectures, seminars, workshops and discussion sessions.


Applications for the 2016 session will be accepted from mid-February 2016.

Admission Requirements

Eligible are academics, practitioners, Ph.D./J.S.D. and master students.

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Previous editions

Themes and faculties of previous years. Find out more

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Participants' voices

“Top event”, “fantastic experience”, “great opportunity”, “inspiring environment”. Read more

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