Beveridge Hall, Senate House, University of London
28 – 29 October 2010
An interdisciplinary conference marking the completion of the Mellon Sawyer Seminar series “Fratricide and Fraternite: Understanding and Repairing Neighbourly Atrocity” will bring together historians, lawyers and artists to discuss justice, memory, law, and reconciliation after mass atrocity. Geographical areas covered include, but are not limited to, Rwanda, Cambodia, Latin America, Ireland and Nazi-occupied Europe.
Speakers include: Geoffrey Robertson QC, Suzanne Bardgett (Imperial War Museum), Graham Dawson (Brighton), Edith Hall (Royal Holloway), Miles Hewstone (Oxford), Alex Hinton (Rutgers), Eva Hoffman, Madeleine Leonard (Queen’s University, Belfast), Jens Meierhenrich (LSE), Ashis Nandy (CSDS, New Delhi), Victoria Sanford (Lehman College, CUNY) and Kimberly Theidon (Harvard University).
The conference will also include a poetry reading by Michael Symmonds Roberts, a screening and Q and A with the award-winning Anne Aghion, director of My Neighbor My Killer, a performance by the Ice and Fire theatre company and an art exhibition of the work of Holocaust survivor Joseph Bau, organized in conjunction with the Wiener Library. This conference is free and open to all, however registration is required.
For further information please see www.sas.ac.uk/fratricide.html or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Organized by the Human Rights Consortium, School of Advanced Study, University of London, as part of a series comprising two conferences and six seminars.
- Reconciliation and perpetrators
- Legal approaches to crimes against humanity
- Building peace in the community
- Gender and neighbourly violence
- Memory and memorialisation of mass violence
- Youth and generation as a factor in violence and memory
The events are free and open to all. Advance registration required.
Fratricide and Fraternité: Understanding and Repairing Neighbourly Atrocity Project
Human Rights Consortium
School of Advanced Study
University of London
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