Interdisciplinary Institute of Ethics and Human Rights

The institute is composed of an interdisciplinary team which pursues research projects in ethics and the history of human rights.

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Franz Josef II von Liechtenstein Prize 2023

The book "Effective Altruism and Religion", co-edited by Dr Dominic Roser from IIEDH, was awarded the Franz Josef II von Liechtenstein Prize 2023.

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War and Voluntariness: Mutter Courage Revisited

When it comes to war, Brecht helps. In particular, his play Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder, written in 1939 during his Swedish exile and premiered in 1941 at the Schauspielhaus Zurich, with its ambivalent…

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Menschen­rech­te ja, aber...

Die Schweiz will 1969 der Europäischen Menschenrechtskonvention beitreten. Allerdings, ohne die politische Gleichberechtigung von Mann und Frau zu garantieren. Den Schweizerinnen platzt endgültig der Kragen.

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Research

The interdisciplinary institute of ethics and human rights (IIEDH) is mainly an institute of scientific research, specialized in the multidisciplinarity of ethical questions and the history of human rights.

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Partnerships

The interdisciplinary institute of ethics and human rights (IIEDH) cooperates with various partners inside and outside the university.

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Formation

The interdisciplinary institute of ethics and human rights (IIEDH) participates in the various bachelor and master programmes of the different faculties of the university.
 

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Multimedia

Videos, radio broadcasts and interviews: the interdisciplinary institute of ethics and human rights (IIEDH) shares its discoveries using multimedia.

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