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32 | War Crimes,Genocide and Memory

Duration
12 May 2008 - 18 May 2008
Language
English
Status
REGULAR
Course directors:
Nanci Adler, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dan Bar-On, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Janja Beč Neumann, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Estella Carlotto, Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo, Guatemala
Smail Cekic, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Richard Goldstone, Retired Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, N/A
Zdravko Grebo, CIPS University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Peter Riedesser, University of Hamburg, Germany
Rosallina Tuyuc, Coordinadora Nacional de Viudas de Guatemala, Guatemala
Aernout van Lynden, AVB,Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria , N/A
Course description:
UNIVERSITY OF SARAJEVO
INSTITUT FOR THE REASEARCH OF CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY AND INTERNATIONAL LAW
COURSE: WAR CRIMES, GENOCIDE AND MEMORIES
www.war-crimes-genocide-memories.org
www.iuc.org
www.warphotoltd.com


COURSE AUTHOR: Janja Bec-Neumann
COURSE COORDINATORS: Velma Saric (Sarajevo) & Azra Smailkadic(NYC)
FILM PROGRAM COORDINATOR: Natasa Govedarica(Belgrade)
Dubrovnik, IUC & War Photo& Art Radionica Lazareti


May 11-18, 2008.

"THE HOLOCAUST AND SOME OTHER GENOCIDE/S


WADE GODDARD, (New Zealand), War Photo Director and Exhibitions
Curator
WAR PHOTOGRAPHY AND MEMORY

JANJA BEC- NEUMANN, (Germany), Course Author and Course Director
"THE SHATTERING OF THE SOUL: STORY TELLING METHODOLOGY AND PRIVATE TRANSGENERATIONS MEMORIES; VICTIMS, PERPETRATORS AND BYSTANDERS ",

STEVEN SAGE, (U.S.), US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington D.C. "SEPHARDIM AND HOLOCAUST IN SEE"

DALIBOR DAVIDOVIC, (Croatia), University of Zagreb
THE MEMORY OF MUSIC,

MUHAMED MESIC, (Bosnia and Herzegovina), University of Vienna, Institute of Jewish Studies
A CENTURY OF PAIN: LESSONS IN GENOCIDE STUDIES

SMAIL CEKIC, (Bosnia and Herzegovina), University of Sarajevo
REPORT OF REPUBLIKA SRPSKA COMMISSION FOR INVESTIGATION EVENTS IN AND AROUND SREBRENICA ON JULY 10-19, 2005





HASAN NUHANOVIC (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
UNDER THE UN FLAG: THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND THE SREBRENICA GENOCIDE

ICMP / International Commission on Missing Persons, Office Sarajevo
FIGHTING FOR TRUTH AND JUSTICE: THE WORK OF FAMILY MEMBERS OF MISSING
TO BE CONFIRMED

DINKO GRUHONJIC, (Serbia), University of Novi Sad
SRDJAN ALEKSIC CASE AND MEMORIES IN TREBINJE AND SERBIA,

XABIER AGIRRE, (Spain), ICC, The Hague
"AFRICA, ICC AND GENOCIDE"

MIRKO KLARIN (Holland), Senstribunal, The Hague
"TRIUMPH OF EVIL: GENERAL KRSTIC CASE IN ICTY"

FILM PROGRAMME 2008
Author:Natasa Govedarica
12/05 1. ARARAT (2002) fiction - EGOYAN, Atom

A movie about personal histories bound by a common theme: the story of Armenia.



13/05 2. NIGHT AND FOG (1955) fiction - RESNAIS, Alain

The horrors of yesterday shown in black and white, through documents, films and photographs found in German, Polish and French archives. The return to peace, shot in color, shows what remains of Auschwitz.



14/05 3. S21 THE KHMER ROUGE KILLING MACHINE, (2003)-documentary - PANH, Rithy
With the possibility that those responsible for the Khmer Rouge genocide could be brought to trial, this film explores the memories of those who were victims of the regime. At the former torture centre in Phnom Penh, individuals who suffered are brought face to face with their former torturers in an attempt to allow words to vanquish terror.


15/05 4. SOMETIMES IN APRIL (2005) fiction Peck, Raoul
A re-telling of the genocidal war of Hutu people against Tutsi people in Rwanda in 1994. Focuses on the experiences of two Hutu brothers who, in 2003, have to face up to the events of the past. One, a radio presenter who incited his audiences to violence, is in jail. The other, a former soldier who refused to commit murder, finally agrees to visit his brother in prison.


16/05 5. TRIUMPH OF EVIL (2001) documentary - Klarin, Mirko.

Triumph of Evil documentary film produced by SENSE News Agency shows all stages of the SREBRENICA trial: from the Prosecutors Opening Statement to the Trial Chamber Judgment. It is the first, and so far the only, video-document about one complete trial before an international criminal tribunal after the Nuremberg and Tokyo trials
The documentary includes the most dramatic testimonies by witnesses who survived execution and other victims of crimes committed in Srebrenica, as well as testimonies of the accused and defense witnesses. Important part of the documentary is dedicated to presentation of forensic evidence.

see more: http://www.sense-agency.com/en/multimedia/index.php?mulkat=2




DARFUR NOW (2007) documentary - Ted Braun
Documentary that follows six people (Don Cheadle, Hejewa Adam, Pablo Recalde, Ahmed Mohammed Abakar, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, and Adam Sterlin) who have taken up the challenge to help stop the murder, rape and displacement the Fur, Zaghawa and Masalit people of Darfur have suffered since 2003.
(British Film Institute Library Synopses)




October 5-12, 2008.

Key-Speakers

GREGORY STANTON, (U.S.), President of International Association of Genocide Scholars, Washington D.C.
"CAMBODIA AND SELFGENOCIDE"

DANIEL FEIERSTEIN, (Argentina), Entro De Estudios Sobre Genocido, Buenos Aires
"ARGENTINA AND GENOCIDE DURING JUNTA 1976-1982",

HELEN MACK, (Guatemala)
"GUATEMALA AND MAYA GENOCIDE 1964-1996",

NANCY ADLER, (Holland), Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam
"GULAG SURVIVORS AND GENOCIDE