National Research University Higher School of Economics - St.Petersburg
Department of applied political science
Embankment of Griboedov chanell, 123
University of Connecticut
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences / Department of Political Science
365 Fairfield Way, Unit 1024
Storrs, CT 06269-1024
Tel: 860 486 3244
Oscar Pérez de la Fuente
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
C/ Madrid, 126. Despacho 11.1.03.
CP 28903 Getafe (Madrid)
Tel: (+34) 91 624 98 34
Ayako Inokuchi, Osaka University. Japan, Choko.email@example.com
Stanati Netipatalachoochote, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ripu Sudan Singh, B.B. Ambedkar University, India, email@example.com
Recognised as study group in 1980; granted research committee status in 1987.
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.