HRTS 543: Advancing Human Rights with Technology

Will overview use of emerging technologies and applications for human rights advocacy, such as using satellite imagery, analyzing big data, working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and/or using text messaging and participatory video to build grassroots support communities. Human rights actors who are breaking ground using technological applications for advancement and/or protection of rights will guest lecture. Students will work in groups to complete a project which deploys technology in a creative and/or cutting edge application in human rights advocacy, research, or protection.

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