Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Network News Newsletter No. 16
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Welcome to the sixteenth issue of the Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Network News (formerly Historical Justice and Memory Research Network News). The Network, which operates from www.historicaldialogues.org, provides information and resources for scholars and activists working on issues of historical justice and social and public memory to encourage innovative interdisciplinary, transnational, and comparative research.
The Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Network is a joint initiative of the Historical Justice and Memory Research Network (HJMRN), housed at the Swinburne Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology, in Melbourne, and Columbia University’s Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA), at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) in New York. It draws on an international team of collaborators and affiliates.
We draw your attention to our latest book reviews, including:
Deborah Mayersen’s review of Samuel Totten (2013), Impediments to the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide.
Katarina Ristic’s review of Nenad Dimitrijevic (2011), Duty to Respond: Mass Crime, Denial, and Collective Responsibility.
Read these and other reviews on our website.
If you have any information about calls for papers, new publications, forthcoming conferences, or jobs that could be publicized in future newsletters or via the Dialogues website, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carla De Ycaza
Editor, Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory
Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability
Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Books for Review
We currently have available a number of English, French, and German books for review. Please contact the relevant editor (Stephen Winter for English-language titles; Elizabeth Rechniewski for French-language titles; Nina Schneider for German-language titles; Patrizia Violi for Italian-language titles; and Juan José Cruz and Rosario Figari Layús for Spanish-language titles) on our website www.historicaldialogues.org if you are interested.
Bruno Benvindo, Evert Peeters, Les décombres de la guerre. Mémoires belges en conflit, 1945-2010. Renaissance du livre, Lieve Maes, 2012.
Augustine Brannigan, Beyond the Banality of Evil: Criminology and Genocide. Clarendon Studies in Criminology, Oxford University Press, 2013.
Rebecca Clifford, Commemorating the Holocaust: The Dilemmas of Remembrance in France and Italy. Oxford University Press, 2013.
Daniele Comberiati, “Affrica” Il mito coloniale africano attraverso i libri di viaggio di esploratori e missionari dall’Unità d’Italia alla sconfitta di Adua (1861-1896). Storie d’Italia, Aprile 2013.
Daniel Stahl, Nazi-Jagd. Südamerikas Diktaturen und die Ahndung von NS-Verbrechen. Beiträge zur Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts 15. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2013.
Anton Weiss-Wendt, ed., Nazi Genocide of the Roma: Reassessment and Commemoration. Berghann, 2013.
Recent and Forthcoming Publications
The Law and Jurisprudence of the International Criminal Tribunals and Courts: Procedure and Human Rights Aspects
Vladimir Tochilovsky; Intersentia.
Cuentas Pendientes: los cómplices económicos de la dictadura.
H. Verbitsky and J.P. Bohoslavsky (eds.); Buenos Aires: Siglo XXI ediciones.
Armed Forces and International Jurisdictions
Marco Odello and Francesco Seatzu (eds.); Intersentia.
Commemorating the Holocaust: The Dilemmas of Remembrance in France and Italy.
Rebecca Clifford; Oxford University Press.
Europe’s 1968: Voices of Revolt.
Robert Gildea, James Mark, and Anette Warring, eds., Oxford University Press.
Announcements and Opportunities
Calls for Papers: Conferences and Workshops
Law and Inequalities: Global and Local
50th Anniversary Law and Society Association Annual Meeting
Deadline: October 15, 2013
Dates: May 29- June 1, 2014
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
19th Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN)
Deadline for proposals: October 24, 2013
Dates: April 24-26, 2014
Location: International Affairs Building, Columbia University, NY, Harriman Institute
Contact: email@example.com AND firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: November 1, 2013
Dates: February 28- March 1, 2014
Location: Miami University, Ohio
Contact: Please send a 300 word abstract and a short CV to Lynn Stevens at email@example.com
The University of Texas Africa Conference: African Diasporas: Old and New
Deadline: November 30, 2013
Dates: April 3-6, 2014
Location: The University of Texas at Austin
Contact: Please submit all abstracts to Cacee Hoyer/Danielle Sanchez at
firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
From Violent Conflict to Peaceful Coexistence: A Dialogue on Justice, Memory and Social Reconstruction
Deadline: Abstracts of approximately 500 words are invited by December 1, 2013
Dates: February 27- March 1, 2014
Location: International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka
International Conference: The International Tracing Service (ITS) Collections and Holocaust Scholarship
Deadline: December 15, 2013
Dates: May 12-14, 2014
Location: Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC
Contact: Elizabeth Anthony, Curt C. and Else Silberman ITS Scholar, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, at firstname.lastname@example.org, and Professor Rebecca Boehling, Director, International Tracing Service in Bad Arolsen, at email@example.com.
Call for Papers: Journals and Book Chapters
Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Network Working Paper Series
Deadline: Rolling, Fall 2013
Contact: Paper submissions to co-editors Michelle Bellino and Cathlin Goulding at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ivorian Journal of Comparative Studies
Deadline: October 31, 2013
Contact: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Book Proposals
Series on Transitional Justice, Intersentia Publishers
Please contact stephan.parmentier@law.
Upcoming Events, Conferences and Study Programs
Seminar on History, Redress, and Reconciliation
Date: Thursday, September 26, 5-6.30 pm
Location: Columbia’s Faculty House, room 1754, 64 Morningside Drive, New York, NY
Wulf Kansteiner will talk about “Why Trauma? Probing the Ethics of Memory Studies.”
Blue Ribbon Panel of Experts to Unveil Draft Statute for Syrian Tribunal
Date: October 3, 8:30-9:30 AM
Location: National Press Club, Washington D.C.
Putting the State on Trial: Heads of State Prosecutions in Latin America 15 years after the ‘Pinochet Case’
Date: October 17, 2013, 2pm – 6pm
Location: University of Ulster, Belfast campus (York Street), Room 82D23
International Network of Genocide Scholars 4th Global Conference on Genocide
Dates: December 4-7, 2014
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Contact: Elisabeth Hope Murray, Elisabeth.Hope.Murray@uni-
Fellowships, Grants and Job Opportunities
Director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute (Faculty Position)
Deadline: Open until filled
Location: The University of Notre Dame, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
Applicants should send a CV, letter of interest, and the names of three referees to:
Kroc Institute Director Search Committee, Notre Dame International, 105 Main Building, The University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556.
Asia Regional Coordinator, Coalition for the International Criminal Court
Deadline: September 28, 2013
Please email or fax applications to: Alexandra Sajben, Regional Program Assistant, Coalition for the International Criminal Court, Fax: +1 (212) 599-1332 E-Mail: email@example.com. Include your first and last name, the job title (Asia-Pacific Regional Coordinator) and the date of submission in the subject line of your email or fax.
Comparative Politics or International Relations (Open Rank)
Deadline: October 18, 2013
Location: Department of Political Science at Indiana University Bloomington
Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at http://indiana.peopleadmin.
Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) 2014 applications now open
The application for the 2014 session of the annual Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at Columbia University is now available. The application is available online at http://hrcolumbia.org/hrap/
Court Upholds 50-Year Jail Term in Sierra Leone War Crimes Case (NY Times)
An international panel of appeals judges unanimously upheld a 50-year jail sentence on Thursday given to Charles G. Taylor, the former president of Liberia, for committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in a case cast as a watershed for modern human rights law.
Konf: Der Umgang mit nationalsozialistischer Täterschaft in den Familien von TäterInnen und NS-Verfolgten sowie in der Gesellschaft von 1945 bis heute – Hamburg 12/13
KZ-Gedenkstätte Neuengamme; mit Unterstützung der Forschungsstelle für Zeitgeschichte in Hamburg und der Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg 05.12.2013-07.12.2013, Hamburg, KZ-Gedenkstätte Neuengamme (Do.), Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg (Fr. und Sa.)
Nähere Angaben zu Kosten, Unterbringung und Verpflegung erfragen Sie bitte per E-Mail unter firstname.lastname@example.org
Konf: 19. Workshop on History and Memory of NS Concentration Camps: “Stigmatisation – Marginalisation – Persecution” – Kassel 10/13
Marco Brenneisen (Mannheim); Christine Eckel (Hamburg); Laura Haendel (Berlin); Julia Pietsch (Berlin); in cooperation with Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, Breitenau Memorial and Moringen Concentration Camp Memorial, 02.10.2013-06.10.2013, Kassel
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