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Diversity policies and immigration governance

This modules contains two parts:
Part 1:  Focus on interaction between interculturality and the legal system, more specifically human rights; at the end of the course, the participant should be able to understand: how HR are conceived and implemented at both national and international levels, how HR promote diversity, where are the limits to diversity.
Part 2: In five units, we introduce participants to relevant social theory, present cutting-edge research findings, and discuss the applications and implications in various hands-on exercises. The module begins with how humans perceive the world and how immigration plays an important role in understanding and classifying the everyday. We then explore the consequences of this with regard to political representation, exclusion, the media, and right-wing populism to underline how migration poses a challenge to democracy.

Part 1: 
Intercultural Communication Education DegreeHuman Rights and the implementation of HR and control mechanisms;
Intercultural Communication Education DegreeTwo specific Human Rights with a strong intercultural component: Freedom of language and freedom of religion;
Part 2:
Intercultural Communication Education DegreeSocial relations;
Intercultural Communication Education DegreePolitical representation;
Intercultural Communication Education DegreeSocial exclusion;
Intercultural Communication Education DegreeThe role of the media;
Intercultural Communication Education DegreeRight-wing populism.

Bertil Cottier
Gianni D’Amato