SVF-8053 Legal and political approaches to indigenous peoples' rights - the case of the Sami People - 3 stp
The main aim of the course is to analyze the significance of political and legal processes in Indigenous Peoples struggles to receive recognition and protection for their legal rights.
Knowledge and understanding
Finalized the course and exam, the candidates will have acquired advanced knowledge putting them in the forefront of the subject-specific discussions on comprehending justice and legal and political approaches to understanding the development of indigenous rights. In more normative theoretical terms the candidates will be able to assess the appropriateness and application of legal and political procedures in the struggle of promoting indigenous rights. In practical political terms the candidates will be enabled to compare the complexity of indigenous rights, and to participate in high-level discussions about legal pluralism.
Finalized the course and exam, the candidates can handle and compare the complexity of indigenous rights taking into account the different contexts of colonial histories, and the development of state systems.
Information about registration: here
Application deadline: 14. April
Handeling of draft abstract:
Course duration: 2 - 4 June
Submission final paper: 18. August
Key note speakers: here
Literature (reading list): here
Person with academic responsibility: Else Grete Broderstad
E-mail: Else Grete Broderstad
Administrative contact: Martin-Arne Andersen
E-mail: Martin-Arne Andersen
About submission: Draft abstract/final paper have to be send to: