In this Seminar, students study international human rights violations and possible remedies in a variety of contexts, examining the history, development, and structure of human rights protection. Examine human rights in action through Irish case studies and with opportunities to learn directly about the work of organizations such as the Irish Innocence Project and the Cities in Transition Project. The Seminar also includes guest lectures by key figures engaged in human rights protection. Learn outside of the classroom with a weekend visit to Belfast and Londonderry/Derry to witness the main sites of civil rights events and meet local experts. Set in Dublin the contrast between new and old facilitates diversity seen through European and Asian influences.
The CAPA Buenos Aires Program is hosted at Universidad Austral, located in one of the cities’ most beautiful neighborhoods. A small prestigious school, Universidad Austral connects easily to the city for easy travel to many famous landmarks including the Teatro Colon, the Obelisk, Recoleta Cemetery, the museum mile, and much more. Students live with host families throughout the city with daily breakfast and dinner included. If you want to experience the diverse Latin American culture of Buenos Aires firsthand, this is the program for you.
Sharpen your writing skills in this Seminar as you explore London and learn to express yourself through words. Walking field studies throughout London’s most intriguing neighborhoods will spark your inspiration. The course will allow you to translate your interpretations and reflections in writing. Your writing will be an expression of your unique learning experience and reveal the multiple realities encountered in the urban spaces of London, moving beyond simplicity and stereotype. London has something for everyone, including the more than 300 different languages spoken in this hugely diverse city.