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After the Arab Spring – Democratic Aspirations and State Failure (Coursera)

May 17th 2021
After the Arab Spring – Democratic Aspirations and State Failure (Coursera)
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Learn why the hope and excitement of the Arab Spring is gone, why so many Arab states are falling apart, why the youth are so frustrated, why there are so many refugees, and what can be done about it. The so-called Arab Spring appeared to end decades of exceptionalism [...]
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Revolutionary Ideas: Utility, Justice, Equality, Freedom (Coursera)

What is the purpose of government? Why should we have a State? What kind of State should we have? Even within a political community, there may be sharp disagreements about the role and purpose of government. Some want an active, involved government, seeing legal and political [...]
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Magna Carta and its Legacies: Freedom and protest (Coursera)

This course examines the roles that Magna Carta has played historically as well as the importance of Magna Carta today. It aims to equip students with a critical understanding of Magna Carta and its significance around the globe. Students will find out what Magna Carta is, how it came [...]
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Luther and the West (Coursera)

May 10th 2021
Luther and the West (Coursera)
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In this course we will discuss the history of some ideas that have been hugely influential in the modern west and that were taken out to the rest of the world. The discussion centers on an extraordinary and historically important figure, a sixteenth century German man named Martin Luther. [...]
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From Freedom Rides to Ferguson: Narratives of Nonviolence in the American Civil Rights Movement (Coursera)

The Modern Civil Rights Movement is a significant landmark in United States history. This movement was a struggle for human rights directly challenging the nation to extend its democratic principles to African Americans and all peoples. This course sheds light on the often overlooked strategic planning that supported the [...]
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The Rooseveltian Century (Coursera)

Mar 15th 2021
The Rooseveltian Century (Coursera)
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This course uses the lives, ideals and achievements of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt to create the idea of a Rooseveltian century. It is about doing research, analyzing primary sources, and connecting all this information with a coherent and logical interpretation. It is an invitation to think critically and [...]
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The Right to Protest (edX)

Learn why protest is protected by human rights, how the freedom to protest is under threat throughout the world, and how you can defend your right to protest. The freedom to call for change, and to amplify that call through mass mobilization, is vital for open and rights-respecting societies. [...]
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Humanist Lives, with Alice Roberts (FutureLearn)

Jan 18th 2021
Humanist Lives, with Alice Roberts (FutureLearn)
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What does it mean to lead a humanist life? Meet and hear stories from humanists around the world. Presented by Alice Roberts. Explore what it means to live as a humanist. Today an increasing number of people around the world describe themselves as humanist. They believe that this is [...]
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Freedom of Expression and Information in the Time of Globalization: Advanced Course (edX)

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Learn about the diverse challenges to freedom of expression and access to information brought about by the technology revolution of the last two decades. This course will focus on the multiple challenges to freedom of expression brought about by the technology revolution of the last two decades.
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Human Rights: The Right to Freedom of Expression (edX)

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Human Rights: The Right to Freedom of Expression (edX)
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Take action for human rights. Learn to defend human rights by understanding the right to freedom of expression. Freedom of expression is a human right. Learn from the experts at Amnesty International how to claim and defend your rights in this human rights course.
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