11.498J Monitoring the Rights of Native Peoples
Participation in the process of examining and assessing human rights. Students research the situation of indigenous peoples in a country scheduled for the United Nations Universal Periodic Review, write a comprehensive assessment, and submit a brief to the UPR Working Group. When funds allow, students will visit the country in question and/or attend a UPR session in Geneva. Topics include indigenous peoples and states, the politics of human rights, development and environmental politics, and indigenous organizing.
This class has no prerequisites.
11.498J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by Staff.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
You can find more information at the Fall 2014 Course 11: Urban Studies and Planning site.
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