Human (and Political) Rights in the Ministry of Magic

Gallagher, D. (Speaker)

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

    Description

    A twenty minute presentation given as part of the Harry Potter and the Convention of the Rights of the Child. This paper explores the lack of Democracy and Due Process in Rowling's wizarding government, and their use of Cruel and Inhuman Punishment. It provides a lighthearted way of analysing cultural acceptance of the erosion of human rights.
    Period9 Dec 2019
    Event titleHarry Potter and the Convention of the Rights of the Child
    Event typeOther
    LocationBelfast
    Degree of RecognitionRegional

    Keywords

    • Human Rights
    • Harry Potter
    • Political Rights
    • UDHR