This unit provides students with an in-country introduction to legal systems of Southeast Asia, with a particular emphasis on Indonesia and Malaysia. Students travel to Yogyakarta (Indonesia) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) for lectures from local academics, practitioners and NGOs about a wide variety of areas of law, including human rights, criminal law, Islamic law, constitutional law, environmental law and commercial law. A key theme is the protection of the rights of minorities. The University of Sydney Law School academics accompany students, providing additional perspectives. Field visits include courts, jails, parliaments and cultural sites.
3000wd reflective blog (25%) and 9000-10,000wd essay (75%)
Students cannot enrol directly into this unit in Sydney Student. Enrolment instructions will be provided upon successful registration. See https://canvas.sydney.edu.au/courses/4533/pages/experiential-learning-offshore-study. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/list.php.