Guest lecture ‘Roma in Conflict’ 23 January

Provided by Jonathan Lee ‘Roma in Conflict: The Kosovo War and the Human Cost for Romani People 20 Years Later’ The Roma are Europe’s largest ethnic minority. Numbering over 12 million, they have often found themselves caught in the middle of conflicts, or on the receiving end of genocidal practices since their first arrival on…

Guest lecture ‘Victim participation in ICL’ 16 January 2020

provided by Dr Kinga Tibori-Szabó Nowadays, victims of international crimes are granted various substantive and procedural rights. Nevertheless, precise contours of their participation in trials before hybrid and international criminal tribunals still remain contentious and widely debated both in theory, and in practice. Should the victims be allowed to directly participate in these proceedings? How…

Lecture Scott Shapiro (The Internationalists) on 12 December

The Peace and Conflict Studies Centre (PACS) of VU University Amsterdam organizes a launch event with a lecture by Scott Shapiro (Yale University), author of ‘The Internationalists‘ about the 1928 Paris Peace Pact. Date: 12 December 2019Time: 15:30-17:15 hrsVenue: VU Main building, room HG-10A00 (10th floor) This event is supported by the VUVereniging.

Public lecture 28 November KNAW fellow Maja Munivrana Vajda

On 28 November from 16:00 hrs, CICJ organises a public lecture, given by Dr. Maja Munivrana Vajda, KNAW Visiting Fellow at the CICJ, on acknowledging victims of war-related sexual violence in Croatia. As a post-conflict, transitional society, Croatia is still confronting the consequences of the 1991-1995 war. While some more vocal groups of the population…