Confronting Violent Pasts and Historical (In)Justice

6th Annual conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network,

Venue UB (maximum capacity): Doelenzaal: 80, Potgieterzaal: 25, Vondelzaal: 20, Belle van
Zulenzaal: 32, de Aula;
NIOD vergaderzaal: 20-50, NIOD koffiekamer: 20

1 December: [registration: 9 – 9.30 Potgieterzaal, 13 – 15 Aula, plus other times tbd]
Session 1: 9.30 – 11.00 (Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, B.v. Zuylenzaal)
Session 2: 11.15-12.45 (Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, B.v. Zuylenzaal)
Session 3: 13.45 -15.15 (Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, B.v. Zuylenzaal)
Session 4: 15.30 – 17.00 Keynote William Schabas (Aula)

2 December: [Potgierzaal, Doelenzaal, Vondelzaal, B.v.Zuylenzaal], 9 – 17:45
registration 9 – 10, Potgieterzaal
Session 5: 10 – 11.30 (Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, B.v.Zuylenzaal)
Session 6: 11.45 – 13.15 (Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, B.v.Zuylenzaal)
Session 7: 14.15 – 15.45 (Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, B.v.Zuylenzaal)
Session 8: 16.15 – 17.45 (Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, B.v.Zuylenzaal)

3 December: [Doelenzaal, NIOD vergaderzaal, koffiekamer]
Session 9: 10.00 – 11.30 (Doelenzaal, NIOD vergaderzaal, NIOD koffiekamer)
Session 10: 11.45 – 13.15 (Doelenzaal, NIOD vergaderzaal, NIOD koffiekamer)
Session 11: 14.15 – 15.45 (Doelenzaal, NIOD vergaderzaal, NIOD koffiekamer)
Session 12: 16.15 – 17.45 [NIOD vergaderzaal, NIOD koffiekamer)

1 December: [registration: 9 – 9.30 Potgieterzaal, 13 – 15 Aula, plus other times tbd]

Confronting Violent Pasts and Historical (In)Justice
6th Annual conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network,

Venue: University Library (UB) , Singel 425: Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal, de Aula
NIOD, Herengracht 380: vergaderzaal, koffiekamer
1 December: [registration: 9:00 – 9:30 Potgieterzaal, 13:00 – 15:00 Aula, plus other times tbd]
Session 1: 9:30 – 11:00 (Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)
Session 2: 11:15-12:45 (Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)
Session 3: 13:45 -15:15 (Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)
Session 4: 15:30 – 17:00 Keynote (Aula)
Reception (Senaatskamer)

2 December: [Potgierzaal, Doelenzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle v. Zuylenzaal], 9:00 – 17:45
registration 9:00 – 10:00, Potgieterzaal
Session 5: 10:00 – 11:30 (Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)
Session 6: 11:45 – 13:15 (Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)
Session 7: 14:15 – 15:45 (Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)
Session 8: 16:15 – 17:45 (Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)

3 December: [Doelenzaal, NIOD vergaderzaal, koffiekamer]
Session 9: 10:00 – 11:30 (Doelenzaal, NIOD vergaderzaal, NIOD koffiekamer)
Session 10: 11:45 – 13:15 (Doelenzaal, NIOD vergaderzaal, NIOD koffiekamer)
Session 11: 14:15 – 15:45 (Doelenzaal, NIOD vergaderzaal, NIOD koffiekamer)
Session 12: 16:15 – 17:45 [NIOD vergaderzaal, NIOD koffiekamer)

1 December: [registration: 9:00 – 9:30 Potgieterzaal, 13:00 – 15:00 Aula]

Session 1: 9:30 – 11:00 (Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)

1 Perpetrator and Victim Identities [Belle van Zuylen]
Chair: Uğur Ümit Üngör, University of Utrecht/NIOD
• Jelena Dureinovic, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
A Perpetrator, a Victim, or a Savior? Courtroom Reconstruction of the Second World War and the Postwar Period and the Issue of Selectivity
• Timothy Williams, Centre for Conflict Studies, University of Marburg, Germany
Perpetrator-victims. How post-conflict actor ascriptions in Cambodia impact dealing with the past and the legitimacy of transitional justice measures
• Angelika Bammer, Emory University, Atlanta USA
“The Perpetrator/Victim Binary vs. an Ethics of Ambiguity”
• Michelle Dragoo, California State University, Los Angeles USA
“We are all Rwandans!” Transitional Justice, Reconciliation, and Identity Construction in Post-Conflict Rwanda

2 Post-Yugoslav Post-War Calendars in Serbia, Croatia and Kosovo [Vondelzaal]
Chair: Vladimir Petrovic, NIOD/
• Srdjan Hercigonja, Center for Comparative Conflict Studies (CFCCS) Singidunum University Belgrade, Serbia
“The Homeland War”: Croatia’s Hegemonic Calendars and Mnemonic Battles after 1999
• Orli Fridman, Singidunum University Belgrade, Serbia
National State Calendars & Alternative Calendars: Memory Activism in Serbia after 2000
• Linda Gusia, University of Prishtina, Kosovo
Between War-Heroes and Heroes of Non-Violent Resistance, Memory and Remembrance in Post-War Kosovo

3 The Politics of Memory and the Legacies of Violence in the Contemporary US South: The Grenada, Mississippi School Desegregation of 1966 [Potgieterzaal]
Chair: Kjell Anderson, NIOD
• Nan Elizabeth Woodruff, Pennsylvania State University
• Dianna Freelon Foster
• Rita Schwerner Bender
• William Bender

Session 2: 11:15-12:45 (Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)

4 Eastern Europe in the post-Communist Era [Potgieterzaal]
Chair: Nanci Adler, NIOD/University of Amsterdam
• Lina Klymenko , Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland
Cutting the Umbilical Cord: A Story of De-Communization Laws and Collective Values in Ukraine
• Irina Nastasă-Matei, University of Bucharest, Romania
The difficult path of Romania’s coming to terms with its fascist past. Case-study: the “anti-Legionary” Law
• Petre Matei, “Elie Wiesel” National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Romania
“State-Organized Restitution Claims in Communist Romania – Documenting the Holocaust between Making Justice and Making Money”
• Anna Menyhert, University of Amsterdam
Stone vs Debris. Official Ideology vs Civilians and Social Media: the Dialogue of Memorials in Budapest’s Freedom Square
• Niké Wentholt, University of Groningen
Towards a Bright Future. Political strategies towards the communist past in Bulgaria on its way to the European Union

5 Competing Memories in former Yugoslavia [Belle van Zuylenzaal]
Chair: Rob van der Laarse (University of Amsterdam)
• Hikmet Karcic, Institute for Islamic Tradition of Bosniaks and International University of Sarajevo
Struggles of Memories: Concentration camps and Remembrance in Bosnia and Herzegovina
• Anja Portin, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University Helsinki
The Role of Documentary Testimonies in Reconciliation after Genocide
• Claudia Sbuttoni, Italian Studies at Columbia University
Out of sight, out of mind: An historical reappraisal of Fascist internment of Ex-Yugoslavian civilians during World War II
• Koen Kluessien, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide studies, Amsterdam
Relativization, trivialization, and individualization: Serbian politicians and the Dynamics of Denial

6 TJ Tools: textbooks [Vondelzaal]
Chair: Ariella Lang, Columbia University
• Rodoljub Jovanović, PPLE College University of Amsterdam
Collective emotions about the break-up of Yugoslavia
• Montserrat López, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University
The relationship between transitional justice and history education: The Chilean Case
• Philipp Schultheiss, Center for Conflict Studies, Philipps-Universität Marburg
History education as a transitional justice tool: narratives of GDR’s repressive state apparatus in German textbooks

Session 3: 13:45 -15:15 (Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)

7 Memory of the Armenian Genocide [Vondelzaal]
Chair: Uğur Ümit Üngör, University of Utrecht/NIOD
• Armen T. Marsoobian, Southern Connecticut State University
The Presence of Absence: Can Art Overcome the Suppression of the Memory in Turkey Today?
• Melis Behlil, Kadir Has University, Istanbul
Lost Memories: Absence of Armenian Genocide in Turkish Fiction Film
• Öndercan Muti, Humboldt University of Berlin and Gürpınar Öykü, Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar University Istanbul
The Constitution of Subjectivities of the 4th Generation after Genocide and Their Memory Demands: A Comparative Study on the Armenian Youth in Turkey, Armenia, Lebanon, Germany and France

8 Colonial Crimes [Potgieterzaal]
Chair: Peter Romijn, NIOD/University of Amsterdam
• Wiese Doro, Utrecht University
German Colonial Crimes and the Holocaust: A Conceptual History
• Klaus Neumann, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Balancing the Books? Trying to Make Sense of Violent Pasts and Presents
• Ana Dragojlovic , University of Melbourne
Confronting the Violent Colonial Past: Interethnic Dynamics in Postcolonial Commemorations of Colonial Atrocities
• Zachary Goldberg, University of Regensburg, Germany
Collective Responsibility in Contexts of Historical Injustice

9 Dialogues of Justice and Reconciliation: the Experience of the Former Yugoslavia [Belle van Zuylenzaal]
Chair: Rachel Kerr, King’s College London
• James Gow, King’s College London
‘The Mladić Trial and the Legacy of the Yugoslavia Tribunal: Military Command and Responsibility at Srebrenica’.
• Iva Vukusic, Utrecht University
‘Paramilitaries on trial: Examples from the former Yugoslavia’.
• Denisa Kostovicova, London School of Economics
‘Regional Reconciliation: Testing the RECOM initiative in the Western Balkans’.

Session 4: 15:30 – 17:00 Keynote William Schabas (Aula) [title]

2 December: [Potgierzaal, Doelenzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal], 9:00 – 17:45
registration 9:00 – 10:00, Potgieterzaal

Session 5: 10:00 – 11:30 (Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)

10 Remembering and Seeking Redress for the 1965 Mass Violence in Indonesia [Doelenzaal]
Chair: Martijn Eickhoff, NIOD
• Kate Mcgregor, University of Melbourne
The Indonesian Mass Graves from 1965 and Posthumous Dignity
• Vannessa Hearman, University of Sydney
Music, sound and the 1965-66 anti-communist repression in Indonesia
• Ken Setiawan, University of Melbourne
Losing and reclaiming rights: women on Buru Island, Indonesia

11 Norms and Narratives in Croatian Memoryscape [Potgieterzaal]
Chair: Iva Vukusic, Utrecht University
• Jovana Mihajlović Trbovc, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Judgement and Justification in Courtroom and Commemoration: ICTY and Memory of Croat-Bosniak Conflict
• Ivor Sokolić, University College London
Heroes, Courts and Normative Clashes: The Effects of Transitional Justice on Norms and Narratives in Croatia
• Vjeran Pavlaković, University of Rijeka
Dignity for the Defeated: Recognizing the “Other” in Post-Yugoslav Commemorative Practices

12 A Question of Historical Justice: Cultural Property Return in the Post-Colonial Context [Doelenzaal]
Chair: Susan Legêne, VU University Amsterdam
• Elazar Barkan (discussant)
• Cynthia Scott, Independent Historian and Heritage Scholar, Los Angeles
“When Returns Celebrate Colonial History, Has Historical Justice been Served? Thoughts on a Model Case of Bi-Lateral Negotiation: The Netherlands and Indonesia”
• Folarin Shyllon, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
“Imperial Rule of Law Trumping the Return of Benin Bronzes and Parthenon Sculptures and the Failure of the Dialogue for the Return of Benin Bronzes”
• Bernard Müller, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS-Paris)
“The Spoils of the Colonial Wars: Objects as Time Bombs”
• Jos van Beurden, VU University Amsterdam
“How to Make Negotiations More Successful – Proposal for a Model and for Commitment”

13 Representations of Justice [Vondelzaal]
Chair: Wouter Veraart, VU University Amsterdam
• Katarzyna Ojrzyńska, University of Lodz, Poland
T21 Commemorates T4: Remembering the Disabled Holocaust in Tisha B’Av by Theatre 21
• Lidia Santarelli, Harvard Law School Library
What remains of Auschwitz: Justice, Records, and Non-Archival Memories of Genocide in Post-1945 Europe
• Ursula Mosqueira, University of Washington Center for Human Rights
Breaking Silences: how Former Political Prisoners in El Salvador Remake Memory
• Nicole Immler,NIOD/University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht
Narrating (In)Justice in Form of a Reparation Claim. Bottom-Up Reflections about a Post-Colonial Setting

Session 6: 11:45 – 13:15 (Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal:)

14 Confronting the Violent Past in Art, Film, and Culture [Belle van Zuylenzaal]
Chair: Laura Boerhout (UvA/NIOD)
• Manca Bajec, Royal College of Art in London
Can art create change? A look at artistic practices that attempt to expose denial of violence in post conflict Bosnia and Hercegovina
• Eda Dedebas Dundar, Bogazici University, Istanbul
Writing Narratives of Distance in Sonja Linden’s Plays
• Erma Nezirevic, University of Minnesota
From Spain to Yugoslavia: Aesthetic and Political Self-Reflexivity of Witnessing Atrocity
• Esin Paca Cengiz, Kadir Has University, Istanbul
Film and Desire to Turn Trauma into History
• Tetyana Yakovleva, Regensburg University Germany
The Pogrom of 1905 in Odessa: Boundaries between Slavic-Jewish History and Literature

15 Guatemala and the Contours of Justice for Genocide [Potgieterzaal]
• Paul Avakian
The Genocide Question In Guatemala
• Regina Paulose, Attorney, USA, LLM International Criminal Justice
• Lina Laurinviciute, Attorney, Lithuania, LLM International Criminal Justice
• Ronald Rogo, Attorney, Kenya, LLM International Criminal Justice

16 Voice, Silence, Rupture: Gendered Testimonials in Transitional Justice [Doelenzaal]
Chair: Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Center for Conflict Studies, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
• Johanna Mannergren Selimovic, The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (discussant)
• Olivera Simic, Griffith University, Australia
“My Body; A War Zone”: Documenting and Preserving Stories on Wartime Sexual Violence
• Anissa Daoudi, University of Birmingham
Sexual Violence against Women in Algeria in the 1990s: Narratives, Translations, Languages
• Annemiek Richters & Grace Kagoyire, University of Amsterdam
Breaking through the Silencing of Genocidal Rape in Rwanda. The Multiple Effects of Local Language Published Testimonials
• Philipp Schulz, Ulster University
Ethical Loneliness, Silence and Post-Conflict Justice for Male Victims of Sexual Violence in Northern Uganda

17 Sanctioned History versus Grassroots Memory; an Anthology of Memory beyond Records and Testimonies [Vondelzaal]
Chair: Karel Berkhoff, NIOD
• Inge Melchior, VU University Amsterdam
Estonia and official history versus/as organic remembering
• Younes Saramifar, VU University Amsterdam
Iran and state sanctioned history versus organic forgetting
• Mijke de Waardt, VU University Amsterdam
Peru and official amnesia versus organic remembering
• Heleen Touquet/Ana Milosevic, University of Leuven
Framing reconciliation as stability? The EU, Serbian elites and grassroots interpretations of reconciliation in the context of Srebrenica

Session 7: 14:15 – 15:45 (Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)

18 ICTY and TJ Procedures [Doelenzaal]
Chair: Vladimir Petrovic, NIOD/other affiliation
• Petar Finci, UN ICTY The Hague
From film to judicial archive and back again: The ICTY experience
• Bojan Perovic, University of Hamburg
What went wrong with TJ in Serbia?
• Alexa Stiller, University of Bern
The Historical Origins of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia: Protagonists, Structures, Narratives
• Caterina Bonora, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences
The role of nongovernmental actors in the conceptualization of justice in transitional settings: REKOM and the Women’s Court for the Balkans

19 Legacies of Violence: Asia [Vondelzaal]
Chair: Eveline Buchheim, NIOD
• Toru Oga, Kyushu University Japan
Quantitative text analyses for apologies, pardons and reconciliations in East Asia: An examination of the Political Restoration Index (PRI)
• Martijn Eickhoff and Alexander van der Meer, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide studies, Amsterdam
‘With such a history, how can we be activists?’ Peranakan-Chinese in The Netherlands and the legacies of the Indonesian massacres in 1965
• Brendan Wright, University of British Columbia
Confronting the Legacies of Mass Violence in South Korea: The National Guidance League Incident in the Epoch of Transitional Justice
• Ignaciyas Soosaipillai Keethaponcalan, Salisbury University Maryland
Genocide and Post-War Reconciliation in Sri Lanka: Issues and Dilemmas

20 Special Issues in Transitional Justice: Children and Gender [Potgieterzaal]
• Leslie Archambeault, NYU’s Center for Global Affairs
The Legacy of a Gender-Biased Transitional Justice Process: A South African Case Study
• Laetitia Ruiz, International Victimology Institute Tilburg (INTERVICT)
Forgotten victims: The case of male victims of conflict-related sexual violence
• Tina (Hyo Jeong) Jung, Graduate Institute Geneva
Conversation of Empathy: Understanding Children’s Lives During World War II in Korea and Japan through Oral History
• Samina Karim, University of Strathclyde
Forgiveness and Justice in the Historic Abuse of Children in Care
• Malin Arvidsson, Örebro University Sweden
Compensation of irretrievable matters. State redress for involuntary sterilization and abuse in out-of-home care for children

21 Public Apologies and Historical Wrongs [Belle van Zuylenzaal]
Chair: Thomas Hennessey, Canterbury Christchurch University
• Maire Braniff, INCORE (International Conflict Research Institute), Ulster University
Is saying sorry enough? Public apologies and the politics of demand and denial
• Anyaa Anim-Addo, University of Leeds
Stopping short of sorry: locating ‘regret’ within reparatory dialogue
• Bryony Onciul, University of Exeter
Telling Hard Truths: legacies of trauma and First Nations approaches to healing in Western Canada.

Session 8: 16:15 – 17:45 (Doelenzaal, Potgieterzaal, Vondelzaal, Belle van Zuylenzaal)

22 The Role of Archives in Confronting the Violent Past [Belle van Zuylenzaal]]
Chair: Thijs Bouwknegt, NIOD
• Melanie Altanian, University of Berne
Archives against Genocide Denialism? Prejudice as a Challenge to the Use of Archives in Confronting Historical Injustice
• Csaba Szilagyi, Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives
Re-archiving mass atrocity records by involving affected communities in postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina
• Lior Yavne, Akevot Institute for Israeli‐Palestinian Conflict Research, Tel Aviv
Access to the Archives of an ongoing conflict: the case of Israeli government archives
• Julia Viebach, University of Oxford
Atrocity’s Archives: The Remnants of Transitional Justice in Post-Genocide Rwanda

23 Legacies of Violence: Latin America [Potgieterzaal]
Chair: Ulrike Capdepón, Colombia University
• Vincent Druliolle, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Seeking justice in Argentina: A new momentum for the recovery of historical memory in Spain
• Maria-Teresa Pinto, University of Bristol
Struggles over truth: competing narratives about the Colombian war in the Historical Commission of the Conflict and its Victims and beyond
• Eva Willems, Ghent University
Memory and justice after violent conflict: dilemma’s and opportunities
• Natalia Crocco, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Argentinian Genocide. Media representations about the judging process in Buenos Aires

24 “Mediating History: Official Commissions of Inquiry, Unofficial Truths, and Prospects for Conflict Resolution” [Doelenzaal]
Chair: Berber Bevernage, Ghent University
• Alexander Karn, Colgate University
“Historical Commissions and Truth Commissions: Shared Lineage or Separate Species?”
• Ariella Lang, Columbia University
“Comparing Historical Commissions and Truth and Reconciliation Commissions: Narrative Approaches to Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation”
• Regula Ludi, University of Zurich
“Commissioning Historical Truth in Democratic Societies: The Ambivalent Impacts of Western European Politics of History”
• Eva-Clarita Pettai, University of Tartu
“Historical Expert Commissions: Conceptualizing a State Mechanism of Reconciliation”

25 Cultural Differences in Memory and Trauma Processes [Vondelzaal]
Chair: Kate McGregor, University of Melbourne
• Mark Wolfgram, Oklahoma State University
Cultural Consequences for the Process of Collective Memory Formation: Lessons from Germany, Japan, Spain, Yugoslavia and Turkey
• Carol Kidron, University of Haifa Israel
Baksbat-Trauma as Hybrid Glocal “Imaginary”: Tracing the Limits of Cambodian Glocalization of PTSD
• Jocelyn Martin, Ateneo de Manila University
Tyrants, Typhoons, Temples and Trauma: Re-thinking Western-based Memory and Trauma Studies concepts for the Philippines
• Joop de Jong, University of Amsterdam
A socio-ecological model for extreme stress
• Richard Ned Lebow, King’s College London (discussant)

3 December: [Doelenzaal, NIOD vergaderzaal, koffiekamer]

Session 9: 10:00 – 11:30 (Doelenzaal, NIOD vergaderzaal, NIOD koffiekamer)

26 TJ Tools: Truth Commissions [NIOD koffiekamer]
Chair: Elazar Barkan, Columbia University
• Najwa Belkziz, University of Melbourne
Truth Telling Processes in Morocco: Shaping Victims’ Testimonies and Documenting the Past through Transitional Justice Narratives in Morocco
• Anita Ferrara, Irish Centre for Human Rights
Truth Commissions and Memorialization: the Case of Chile
• Johannes Langer, Universidad de San Buenaventura, Bogotá Colombia
Are truth commissions just hot-air balloons? A reality check on the impact of truth commission recommendations
• Jeremy Sarkin, University of South Africa
Truth Recovery From Conditional Amnesty Processes: Benefits and Constraints

27 Historical Memory And Respect for Victims Of Abuse: Reflections on Victims’ Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights [Doelenzaal]
Chair: Diana Meyers, University of Connecticut, Storrs
• Jeffrey Blustein, City University of New York
Rescuers’ Stories and Memorialization
• Vittorio Bufacchi, University College Cork
Victims, Human Rights And The Rights Of Victims
• Robin Mae Schott, Danish Institute of International Studies
The Role of Victims’ Perspectives in Exposing Systemic Harms

28 Transitional Justice’s Celebrities: War Criminals Coming Home [NIOD vergaderzaal]
Chair: Anna Geis, Helmut-Schmidt University/University of the Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg/Germany
• Katarina Ristic, Institute of International Politics, Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg
Narrating the self in (post-)ICTY diary writing – between nationalism, Yugoslavism and war crimes
• Barbora Hola, VU University Amsterdam
Prisoners of International Community – Incarceration, Rehabilitation and Early Release of War Criminals at the ICTY
• Vladimir Petrovic, Institute for Contemporary History, Belgrade
ICTY Library. War Criminals as Writers, Their Writings as Sources

Session 10: 11:45 – 13:15 (Doelenzaal, NIOD vergaderzaal, NIOD koffiekamer)

29 TJ and Democratic States [NIOD koffiekamer]
Chair: Peter Romijn, NIOD/University of Amsterdam
• Amaia Alvarez, Ulster University
Exploring Transitional Justice in Democratic States: The Definition of Victims in Northern Ireland and the Basque Country
• Matt James, University of Victoria, Canada
The Testamentary and Investigative Roles of Truth Commissions: Approaches to Reconciliation and the Case of the Canadian TRC
• Anette H. Storeide, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
“A Minority Report confronts Majority Injustice – the Impact of the Minority Report of the Government Committee investigating the economic liquidation of the Norwegian Jews 1940-45”

30 TJ Tools: Teachers, Oral history, Community Justice [NIOD vergaderzaal]
Chair: Mark Wolfgram, Oklahoma State University
• Mina Rauschenbach, Leuven Institute of Criminology
Oral histories: a potential for symbolic reparation and agency in post-conflict Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH)
• John Sturtz, Keene State College
Teachers and teaching: thresholds to confronting a violent past.
• Theoneste Rutayisire, CBSP in Rwanda
“The legacy of community justice in post-genocide Rwanda: An exploration of the intergenerational transmission of shame and guilt”

31 Truth Seeking in Persistent Contexts of Impunity
Chair: Ihab Saloul, University of Amsterdam
• Zahira Araguete Toribio, University of Geneva and Laura Muñoz-Encinar, University of Extremadura
Truth-Seeking and the Politics of Silence in Contemporary Spain
• Sévane Garibian, Universities of Geneva and Neuchâtel
Right to Truth, Truth(s) through Rights: Mass Crimes Impunity and Transitional Justice
• Iosif Kovras, City University London
Amnesties, Silence and Forensic Truth: The Cases of Cyprus and Lebanon
• Nina Schneider, Universities of Cologne and Konstanz
Truth Production, State Responsibility and Persisting Impunity: (Re)Evaluating the Brazilian Truth Commission (2012-2014) Two years after its Final Report

Lunch hour 13.15 -14.15:
Roundtable on the Mapping Historical Dialogue Project: Meanings and Methods of a Collaborative Digital Project [NIOD Vergaderzaal]

Chair: Ariella Lang (Columbia University)
Oriol Lopez Badel (EUROM, University of Barcelona)
Saira Orakzai (Oxford University)
Alison Atkinson-Philips (University of Technology Sydney)
Ulrike Capdepon Busies (German Institute of Global and Area Studies/ILAS, Hamburg)
Jocelyn Martin (Ateneo de Manila University)

Session 11: 14:15 – 15:45 (Doelenzaal, NIOD vergaderzaal, NIOD koffiekamer)

32 Settler Colonialism [NIOD koffiekamer]
Chair: Klaus Neumann, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
• Carmela Murdocca, York University
Reparative Justice and Racial Violence in Settler Colonialism
• Alison Atkinson-Phillips, University of Technology, Sydney
Working together: is there a best practice approach to commemorating injustice?
• Patty Huijbers, Ghent University
Changing perceptions of historical injustice: the case of Dutch slavery
• Sarah Maddison, University of Melbourne
Settler colonialism and the structural limits of liberal reconciliation

33 Memorialization and Commemoration [Doelenzaal]
Chair: Nicole Immler, University of the Humanities, Utrecht
• Amy Sodaro, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
The Uses and Abuses of Memory in the National September 11 Memorial Museum
• David Lea, University of Pittsburgh
Against standardization of memory
• Siobhán Doyle, Dublin Institute of Technology
‘1916 Rising and the Challenges of Commemoration in Ireland’
• Sandra Rios, ORA-NWO Project The Impact of Transitional Justice Measures on Democratic Institution-Building
The Role of Memorialization in Democratic Institution-Building
• Meral Akbas, Middle East Technical University Ankara and Ozge Kelekci, Bogazici University Istanbul
“Making War with “Past” on the Floor of Prison-Museums”.

34 Justice and Responsibility [NIOD vergaderzaal]
Chair: Alexander Karn, Colgate University
• Valerie Arnould, Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations and Kent University
“‘Who is most responsible?’ Production of Narratives of Conflict through International Criminal Tribunals”
• Grażyna Baranowska, Poznań Human Rights Centre of the Institute of Legal Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Confronting enforced disappearances: families of missing persons in the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights
• Diana Sankey, John Moores University Liverpool
Contested Narratives of the Past and Historical Justice in Cambodia: The role of the ECCC
• Kristine Avram, University of Duisburg-­‐Essen, Germany
“Individualizing guilt in the aftermath of Collective Violence and Repression: Mapping narratives of responsibility
• Ulrike Capdepón, Colombia University

Session 12: 16:15 – 17:45 [NIOD vergaderzaal, NIOD koffiekamer)

35 In the Wake of Nazism and Communism [NIOD vergaderzaal]
Chair: Nanci Adler, NIOD/University of Amsterdam
• Valentyna Kharkhun, Mykola Gogol State University, Nizhyn, Ukraine
“Museumification of the Soviet Past in Russia and Ukraine: Between Nostalgia and Historical Trauma”
• Julie Fedor, University of Melbourne’s School of Historical and Philosophical Studies
Afterlives of the Soviet Soldier: New Naratives of World War II in Russia and Beyond
• Viktoria Kutdusova, Perm State Academy of Art and Culture
Forgotten memory: the soviet prisoners of war, forced labour and prisoners of Nazi concentration camp in the historical memory of Russia
• Nika Bruskina, Vilnius University
The proceedings in the European Court of Human rights as a tool to seek historical truth in the Nazi and Communist cases

36 Amnesia and Impunity [NIOD koffiekamer]
Chair: Thijs Bouwknegt, NIOD
• Nisan Alıcı, University of Kent
Waiting for Justice: An Assessment of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon
• Gilly Carr, University of Cambridge
When trials don’t take place: the elephants in the room in the Channel Islands
• Davjola Ndoja, University of Bologna and University of Sarajevo
The phenomenon of impunity in Albania
• Johnny Roberto Rosa, University of São Paulo
The Brazilian Amnesty Law And Its Impasses: dealing with impunity, reconciliation and reparation.