Research Platform Human Rights in the European Context

In February 2008, the research platform Human Rights in the European Context was established at the University of Vienna. It assembles academics of 12 departments of the University of Vienna with the purpose of strengthening the inter-disciplinary research on the topic of Human Rights in Europe.

The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights serves as the platform's centre of communication and coordination.

Link to Platform: http://human-rights.univie.ac.at
 

Recording of HUMAN RIGHTS TALK: Ukraine quo vadis?

On 25th of March 2014, Richard KÜHNEL (Representative of the European Commission in Austria), Kateryna MISHCHENKO (editor and translator in Kiev), Susanne SCHOLL (former ORF-correspondent in Moscow) and Hannes TRETTER (Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights) were discussing the human rights implications of the current political developments in Ukraine as well as the role and responsibility of the European Union. The talk was moderated by Anna Giulia FINK (news magazine “profil”).

Recording of HUMAN RIGHTS TALK: Ukraine quo vadis?

In the following video you can see the recording of the event “HUMAN RIGHTS TALK: Ukraine quo vadis?” (German) which took place on 25th of March 2014.

Richard KÜHNEL (Representative of the European Commission in Austria), Kateryna MISHCHENKO (Editor and translator in Kiev), Susanne SCHOLL (former ORF-correspondent in Moscow) and Hannes TRETTER (Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights) were discussing the human rights implications of the current political developments in Ukraine as well as the role and responsibility of the European Union. The talk was moderated by Anna Giulia FINK (news magazine “profil”).

HUMAN RIGHTS TALK: Can music be torture?

23.04.2014 - 19:00
23.04.2014 - 21:00

The question whether music can be torture will be discussed by Morang Grant (Georg-August-University, Research Group "Music, Conflict and the State"), Barbara Preitler (Hemayat) and Gerrit Zach (Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights). The talk will be moderated by Irene Brickner (Der Standard) and is organised in cooperation with the diplomatic academy of Vienna.

The event is held in German.

Location: 
Diplomatische Akademie (Favoritenstraße 15A, 1040 Wien), "Musikzimmer"

HUMAN RIGHTS TALK: Ukraine quo vadis?

25.03.2014 - 19:00
25.03.2014 - 21:00

For weeks Ukraine is in a political turmoil. 

Location: 
Aula des Universitätscampus Altes AKH (1. Hof, Spitalgasse 2-4, 1090 Wien)

CINEMA AND HUMAN RIGHTS: Everyday Rebellion

29.04.2014 - 18:00

The world is in a state of rebellion against political regimes, against as yet unbridled madness, against itself! In this contemporary, all-encompassing and ever-present ”Everyday Rebellion”, the rebels have uncovered new weapons that make them more active, more efficient, and more – entertaining!

Location: 
Filmhaus Kino am Spittelberg (Spittelberggasse 3, 1070 Wien)

Human Rights City Vienna

10.12.2013 - 18:00

The Viennese city government decided in its governmental programme 2010 to emphasize human rights aspects within its agenda.

Thus, human rights expert Manfred Nowak, head of the Research Platform "Human Rights in the European Context, was commissioned with an analysis of the current situation and suggestions for a work programme 2014.

With this event the core results will be presented and the implementation process wil be started.

The presentation and panel discussion will be held in German.

Location: 
Wappensaal, Rathaus

HUMAN RIGHTS TALK: A Matter of Justice? Human Rights in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

21.01.2014 - 19:00
On the panel:
Daniel Bacher (DKA Austria Hilfswerk der Katholischen Jungschar; NGO Forum “Human Rights in Crises”), Petra Bayr (Member of Parliament), Karin Lukas (Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights), Elfriede Anna More (Federal Ministry of Life) and Maria Rotheiser-Scotti (Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs) discuss the role that human rights can play in the Post-2015 Development Agenda replacing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). 

Kindly observe that the event is held in German!

Location: 
Top Floor, Juridicum, Schottenbastei 10–16, 1010 Vienna