Best master theses of the sixth, seventh and eighth generation of Vienna Master graduates of Arts in Human Rights
Founded in 2012, the Vienna Master of Arts in Human Rights pioneered interdisciplinary human rights education by uniting the academic disciplines of history, political science, sociology, media sciences, law, psychology, philosophy and anthropology to transcend human rights challenges. Beyond teaching human rights as an interdisciplinary academic discipline, the programme sought to accompany students on their journey to become change makers. The graduates of the Vienna Master form a powerful network of human rights professionals contributing to making the world a better place. The present volume contains a selection of the best master theses of the sixth, seventh and eighth generation of Vienna Master graduates – hereby concluding the master program at the University of Vienna. The contributions contained in this publication deal with a multitude of diverse human rights challenges around the world. The students tackle topics ranging from children’s rights in the context of deprivation of liberty and in association with ISIS and the right to return, women advocacy in India and gender perspectives in preventive detention in Austria, the extradition of Julian Assange, land rights in the South African transitional justice process to human rights in the context of dementia care in Austria.