A month in Amsterdam as an academic

By Jenny Domino – I am very happy for being this year’s CICJ Global Diversity Fellow. This experience was special to me in many respects. The first is the most straightforward. I began my fellowship in the middle of revising an academic paper that I have been intending to submit for publication. The paper was…

Management and screening in Syrian asylum cases during high influx

CICJ researchers Maarten Bolhuis and Joris van Wijk recently published a report entitled ‘Case management, identity controls and screening on national security and 1F exclusion; a comparative study on Syrian asylum seekers in five European countries’ (find the report here). The study was commissioned by the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI). The armed conflict in Syria…

Public lecture on the cosmological order of the LRA 15 May

CICJ and NSCR welcome dr. Kristof Titeca from the University of Antwerp for a public lecture entitled ‘The cosmological order of the Lord’s Resistance Army. Relevance for the Ongwen trial at the International Criminal Court’. The Dominic Ongwen case at the International Criminal Court is much discussed for the victim/ perpetrator discussion: abducted as a child,…

Student assistant (intern) wanted for project on insider witnesses

CICJ’s Gabriele Chlevickaite is looking for a student assistant for her research project on insider witness’ assessments at the international criminal courts and tribunals. The project aims to empirically assess how international judges evaluate credibility and reliability of insider witnesses. At this stage of the research, Gabriele is starting an in-depth reading and coding of all…