Our BAA releases publication on human rights (Volume 22)


The Bavarian American Academy (BAA) has released volume 22 of their widely acknowledged publication series with Universitätsverlag Winter, Heidelberg.


The State of Human Rights offers interdisciplinary perspectives from literary and cultural studies, theater, photography, history, political science, philosophy, sociology, and law, looking at historical controversies on human rights as well as at their current political, social, and imagined state(s).


We would like to thank Saskia Sassen, Heiner Bielefeldt, Micheline Ishay, Benjamin Gregg, Yael Schacher, Florian Tatschner, Peter T. Wendel, Robin Leick, Sonali Perera, Crystal Parikh, Katharina Matuschek, Suncica Klaas, Gerd Hurm, Jane Lydon, Greta Olson and Janna Wessels for their contributions.  A special thanks goes to editor Kerstin Schmidt.


You can get a copy of The State of Human Rights (edited by Kerstin Schmidt) either as a hardcopy or as an ebook via the website of the Universitätsverlag Winter Heidelberg



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