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Memory and Justice

Date: 15 May 2009 Time: 2:00

Dynamics of Memories Event: 15th May 2009>

Memory and Justice

Programme of Events

Location: IAS Meeting Room 1(A008)

14:00 - Welcome

14:05 - Opening Address: Michael Kraetke

(Institute of Advanced Study (IAS), Lancaster)

14:10 - 15:25 - 'Laws of Memory and Justice'. Chair: James Summers (Law, Lancaster)

Agata Fijalkowski (Law, Lancaster), 'Transitional Justice in Romania'

David Sugarman (Law, Lancaster), 'The Human Rights Turn in 'Post-Pinochet' Chile'

15:25 - 15:40 - Coffee/Tea Break

15:40 - 16:55 - 'Wars of Memory and Justice'. Chair: John Strachan (History, Lancaster)

Alan J. Rice (UCLan), 'Memorial Gates to Nowhere': The Problematic ofTransnational African Atlantic Memorialisation of World War II'

Nayanika Mookherjee (Sociology, Lancaster),'Genocidal Cosmopolitanism and the Bangladesh War'

17:00 - 17:50 Memory and Human Rights. Chair: Mercedes Camino (DELC, Lancaster)

Michael Kraetke (IAS, Lancaster), 'Human Rights in International Law'

17:50 - Closing Remarks

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Who can attend: Anyone

 

Further information

Organising departments and research centres: Centre for Law and Society, Dynamics of Memories, European Languages and Cultures, History, Human Rights Forum, Institute for Advanced Studies, Law, Linguistics and English Language, Sociology

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