New course on Law in Diverse Societies in winter/spring 2023

16.01.2023 - 16.03.2023

Faculty of Law, University of Turku, Finland

The course Law in Diverse Societies: Critical Perspectives on Rights in Action (5 ECTS credits) is available in Peppi (course code TLS_0095-3001).
The course goals focus on students’ increased ability to:

  • Discuss the law as form of governance and manifestation of power
  • Identify categories and normativity in law
  • Critically assess the imagined legal subjectivities behind rights
  • Identify cultural assumptions embedded in the law’s notion of neutrality
  • Engage in a range of rights affecting marginalised groups and critically engage in-depth in one thematic subject

The teachers of the course are Daniela Alaattinoğlu, Mehrnoosh Farzamfar, Mervi Leppäkorpi and Juho Aalto.