RC26 - Human Rights

Chair

Alexander Sungurov
asungurov@mail.ru

National Research University Higher School of Economics - St.Petersburg
Department of applied political science
Embankment of Griboedov chanell, 123
St.Petersburg 190068
Russia

Tel: +79110816123

 

Chair-Elect

Zehra Arat
zehra.arat@uconn.edu

University of Connecticut
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences / Department of Political Science
365 Fairfield Way, Unit 1024
Storrs, CT 06269-1024
United States

Tel: 860 486 3244

 

Secretary

Oscar Pérez de la Fuente
oscar@der-pu.uc3m,ed

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
C/ Madrid, 126. Despacho 11.1.03.
CP 28903 Getafe (Madrid)
Spain

Tel: (+34) 91 624 98 34

 

Officers

Ayako Inokuchi, Osaka University. Japan, Choko.choko.4869@gmail.com

Stanati Netipatalachoochote, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, s.wahyuningrum@rug.nl

Ripu Sudan Singh, B.B. Ambedkar University, India, ripusudans@gmail.com

 

Background

Recognised as study group in 1980; granted research committee status in 1987.

 

Objectives

Focuses on the development of internationally recognized human rights. Since its inception, RC 26 has pursued the following research themes: Foundations of human rights in the context of political tension between universal human rights and cultural relativism; the nature of human rights as a political concept; the relationship between democracy, development and human rights; the causes of human rights violations; the place held by human rights in foreign policy-making; the role of international governmental and non-governmental organizations; and transitional justice.

 

Website

http://rc26.ipsa.org/