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					EIGHTH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM SCHEDULE International Association of Genocide Scholars 7-10 June 2009 Institute for Conflict Analysis & Resolution George Mason University Arlington, VA “The New Face of Genocide in the 21st Century” SUNDAY, 7 JUNE 2009 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Meeting of 2007-2009 Executive Board and Advisory Council (ICAR Truland Building, room 555) 3330 North Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA Registration @ GMU Law School Atrium (Hazel Hall) Opening Reception with open bar and hors d’oeuvres @ GMU Law School Atrium Welcomes: President of IAGS, Greg Stanton Hosts, Sara Cobb and Andrea Bartoli of ICAR

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

MONDAY, 8 JUNE 2009 Book Exhibit: GMU School of Public Policy (All Day) 8:00 AM – 11:45 AM 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Registration FDIC Auditorium (outside of FDIC Auditorium) Opening Plenary The Honorable Irwin Cotler, M.P., Canada The Danger of State-Sanctioned Incitement to Genocide FDIC Auditorium Session I (see detailed schedule) Lunch on your own in FDIC cafeteria IAGS Business Meeting FDIC Auditorium Session II (see detailed schedule) Session III (see detailed schedule)

10:15 AM – 11:45 AM 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

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6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

IAGS Banquet followed by Film Screening Donna-Lee Frieze and Peter Balakian, Directors, IAGS – Auschwitz and Auschwitz-Birkenau (60 minutes) FDIC Auditorium Film Screening Room 244, GMU School of Public Policy Documentary Film – Robert Lemelson, Director, 40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy (90 minutes)

8:30 PM – 10:00 PM

TUESDAY, 9 JUNE 2009 Book Exhibit: GMU School of Public Policy (All Day) 8:00 AM – 11:45 AM 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM 1:45 PM – 3:15 PM 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Registration: GMU School of Public Policy Session IV (see detailed schedule) Session V (see detailed schedule) Lunch on your own in GMU area Session VI (see detailed schedule) Session VII (see detailed schedule) Dinner on your own in GMU area Dinner Meeting of Old and New Executive Board & Advisory Council (venue to be determined) Film Screenings Room 244, GMU School of Public Policy Introduced by Peter Balakian 1. Apo Torosyan, Director, The Morgenthau Story (56 minutes) 2. Documentary Film – Apo Torosyan, Director, Voices (40 minutes)

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WEDNESDAY, 10 JUNE 2009 9:00 AM – 12:00 AM Closing Program – Plenary Session Room 208/209 Capitol Visitors Center Washington, DC (East Side of Capitol near Library of Congress) Capitol South Metro Stop Welcome: President of GMU, Alan Merten 1. Preventing Genocide: the Albright-Cohen Commission Report: A Blueprint for U.S. Policymakers Lawrence Woocher, US Institute of Peace, chair 2. The Role of Governments and International Organizations in Genocide Prevention Mô Bleeker, Foreign Ministry of Switzerland, chair 12:15 AM – 1:00 PM 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Final Keynote Speaker Luncheon Meeting of 2009 - 2011 Executive Board and Advisory Council (venue to be determined)

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DETAILED SCHEDULE AND ROOM ASSIGNMENTS SESSION 1 - Monday 10:15-11:45 1. Rape as Weapon - Diagne Room (245) 2. Surviving Bosnian Genocide - Davis Room (257) 3. Genocide and Mental Health - Rusesabagina Room (251) 4. Sahel Genocide Prevention - ten Boom Room (269) 5. International Agreement: Failed Security Council - Nau Room (246) 6. Memory of Genocide Preventing Human Rights Violations - Trocme Room (244) SESSION 2 - Monday 2:15-3:45 1. Law and Genocide - Trocme Room (244) 2. Armenian Golgotha - Davis Room (257) 3. Online Encyclopaedia of Mass Violence Project - Diagne Room (245) 4. Pain of the Other: Genocide w/ Art - Rusesabagina Room (251) 5. Education About & Against - ten Boom Room (269) SESSION 3 - Monday 4:00 - 5:30 1. Genocide in Bosnia 1 - Nau Room (246) 2. Prooving Genocide - Rusesabagina "Ru" Room (251) 3. Darfur book panel – Fry Room (301) 4. Art and Genocide - Trocme (244) 5. Issues in Genocide Studies 1 - ten Boom Room (269) 6. Gender and Sexual Violence - Davis Room (257) 7. Victims among Victims - Diagne Room (245) SESSION 4 - Tuesday, 9:00 - 10:15 1. International Justice - Diagne Room (245) 2. Genocide in Bosnia II - Nau Room (246) 3. Teaching about Genocide - Davis Room (257) 4. Darfur - Trocme Room (244) 5. Genocide in Rwanda - Rusesabagina "Ru" Room (251) 6. Holocaust Studies - ten Boom Room (269) SESSION 5 - Tuesday 10:30 - 11:45 1. Genocide in Bosnia III - Nau Room (246) 2. Religion and Genocide - Rusesabagina Room (251) 3. Armenian Genocide - Diagne Room (245) 4. Art in Genocide Studies - Trocme Room (244) 5. Issues in Genocide Studies II - ten Boom Room (269) 6. Global Gen Studies - Davis Room (257)

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SESSION 6 Tuesday 1:45 - 3:15 1. War Crimes Bosnia & Herz - Diagne (245) 2. Issues in Genocide Studies III - ten Boom Room (269) 3. Armenian Genocide II - Nau Room (246) 4. Global Gen Studies II - Davis Room (257) 5. Legal Issues Gen Studies - Rusesabagina Room (251) 6. Genocide Prevention - Trocme (244) SESSION 7 Tuesday 3:30-5:00 1. Genocide in Bosnia IV - Nau Room (246) 2. Issues in Gen Studies IV - ten Boom Room (269) 3. Legal Issues Gen Studies II - Rusesabagina Room (251) 4. Anti-semitism and Denial - Davis Room (257) 5. Genocide and Memory - Trocme (244) 6. Issues in Genocide Studies V - Diagne Room (245) 7. Issues in Genocide Studies VI – Fry Room (301) Session I (Monday, June 8th, 10:15-11:45AM) 1. Rape and Sexual Assault as Weapons of Genocide Chair: Myrna Goldenberg (Montgomery College) myrnagoldenberg@hotmail.com A. Gregory Weeks (Webster University) – “The Trauma of Rape Victims and Helpers after Genocides” weeks@webster.ac.at B. Allison Ruby Reid-Cunningham (University of California, Berkeley) – “Psychological and Social Consequences of Mass Rape” rubymsw@gmail.com C. Beverly Allen (Syracuse University) – “How Popular Culture Can Help Prevent Mass Rape” ballen@syr.edu 2. Surviving Bosnian Genocide: Denial, Memory, and Identity in National and Transnational Contexts Chair: Edina Becirevic (University of Sarajevo) A. Ramajana Hidic Demirovic (Indiana University, Bloomington) – Title not supplied rhidicde@indiana.edu B. Sanda Ullen (Institute for Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Vienna) – "Identity and Belonging in the Aftermath of War Atrocities. A Bosnian Refugees Case Study in Denmark” sanda.uellen@univie.ac.at C. Velma Saric (Institute for War and Peace Reporting, University of Sarajevo) – Title not supplied 3. Genocide and the Impact on Culture and Mental Health of the Affected Populations

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Chair: Jutta Lindert (University of Ludwigsburg, Germany) mail@jlindert.de A. Donna-Lee Frieze (Deakin University, Australia) – “The Destruction of the Vijecnica in Sarajevo: Genocidal Intent, Culture and Raphael Lemkin” donna-lee.frieze@deakin.edu.au B. Peter Balakian (Colgate University) – “Cultural Genocide and Aftermath, “Sarajevo: A 15 Part Poem” pbalakian@mail.colgate.edu C. Armen Marsoobian (Southern Connecticut State University) – “”Why Culture Matters: The Role of Cultural Genocide in Identifying Genocidal Intent and Genocide Denial” marsoobiana1@southernct.edu D. Jutta Lindert (University of Ludwignsburg, Germany) – “What Makes Genocide with Our Heart? Impact of Genocide on Social Health of the affected Populations” mail@jlindert.de 4. Genocide and its Prevention in the Sahel A. William Miles (Northeastern University) – “Dangers of Darfurization: Niger‟s Vulnerability and Prospects for Prevention” b.miles@neu.edu B. Frank Chalk (Concordia University and the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies) – “The Somaliazation of Darfur‟s Resistance to Khartoum” drfrank@alcor.concordia.ca 5. Stopping Genocide Through International Agreement When the Security Council Fails to Act A. George Critchlow (Gonzaga University School of Law) – “Stopping Genocide through International Agreement When the Security Council Fails to Act” gcritchlow@lawschool.gonzaga.edu B. Upendra Acharya (Gonzaga University School of Law) – “Global and regional Genocide Prevention” C. Tazreena Sajjad (American University) – “International Human Rights Organizations” 6. The Memory of Genocides for Prevention of Gross Human Rights Violation. A Comparative View Chair: Philip Spencer (Kingston University, England) P.Spencer@Kingston.ac.uk A. Marcello Flores (University of Siena) flores@unisi.it B. Daniel Feierstein (Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Argentina) dfeiers@gmail.com C. Andrea Bartoli (George Mason University) abartoli@gmu.edu D. Mirsad Tokaca (Istrazivacko Dokumentacioni Centar, Sarajevo) centar@idc.org.ba

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Session II (Monday, June 8th, 2:15-3:45PM) 1. Roundtable: Law and Genocide Moderator: Hilary Earl hearl@genocidescholars.org Discussants: Michael Bazyler (Domestic tribunals: Genocide prosecutions since the last IAGS bi-annual conference, bazyler@aol.com) Sheri Rosenberg (ICTY and ICTR: Genocide prosecutions since the last IAGS biannual conference, sprosenb@yu.edu) Greg Stanton (Cambodian tribunal, IAGSPresident@aol.com) Brian Kritz ("President Bashir, Justice in Darfur, and the Future of the ICC,” bak3@georgetown.edu) Sam Garkawe (ICJ Germany v. Italy case before the regarding WWII Italian judgment, sam.garkawe@scu.edu.au) 2. Roundtable: Armenian Golgotha (discussion of Grigoris Balakian‟s memoir) Moderator: Donna-Lee Frieze donna-lee.frieze@deakin.edu.au Discussants: Peter Balakian (Colgate University, pbalakian@mail.colgate.edu), Pam Maclean (Deakin University, maclean@deakin.edu.au), Henry Theriault (Worcester State College, henry.theriault@worcester.edu), and Armen Marsoobian (Southern Connecticut State University, marsoobian@southernct.edu) 3. Roundtable: In Consideration of Mass Violence: The Online Encyclopaedia Project www.massviolence.org Moderator: Frank Chalk (Concordia University) drfrank@alcor.concordia.ca Discussants: Jacques Semelin (Editor in chief of the OEMV; Center for International Research and Studies (Sciences Po paris) semelin@ceri-sciencespo.org), Nathalie Tenenbaum (Center for international Research and Studies (Sciences Po paris) nathalie.tenenbaum@massviolence.org), and Alexander Hinton (Rutgers University, ahinton@andromeda.rutgers.edu). 4. Workshop: The Pain of the Other: Responding to Genocide with Art Moderator: David Pettigrew (Southern Connecticut State University) pettigrewd1@southernct.edu A discussion between Catherine Filloux (playwright) and Jonah Quickmire Pettigrew (filmmaker) about how they use art to respond to and resist genocide in the 21st century. 5. Workshop: Educating About, Against, and To Prevent Genocide Facilitator: Ellen Kennedy (University of Minnesota) ejkennedy@mngin.org

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Session III (Monday, June 8th, 4:00-5:30PM) 1. Genocide in Bosnia I A. Enis Omerović (Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo) – “Intention for Genocide in Bosnia” enis.omerovic@institut-genocid.ba B. Sabahudin Šarić (Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo) – “Great Serbian Genocidal Ideology” sabahudin.saric@institut-genocid.ba C. Meldijana Arnaut (Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo) – “Media‟s Role in the Implementation of Genocide in Bosnia” meldijana.arnaut@institut-genocid.ba 2. Proving Genocide Chair: Donna-Lee Frieze (Deakin University, Australia) donna-lee.frieze@deakin.edu.au A. Alpha Lisimba (Deakin University, Australia) – “It is Genocide” karokaro2000@hotmail.com B. Sarah Scott-Webb (Deakin University) – “Cambodia 1975-1979: Genocide, Crimes against Humanity, or Revolution?” sewebby@gmail.com C. Tanya Elder (American Jewish Historical Society) – “We Charge Genocide: Discrimination or Genocide?” telder@ajhs.cjh.org 3. Book Panel: John Hagan and Wenona Rymond-Richmond, Darfur and the Crime of Genocide (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008) Chair: Joyce Apsel (New York University) jaa5@nyu.edu A. Commentator: Jerry Fowler (Save Darfur Coalition) jerry@savedarfur.org B. Commentator: Tony Oberschall (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) tonob@email.unc.edu C. Response by Authors: John Hagan (Northwestern University) j-hagen@northwestern.edu and Wenona Rymond-Richmond (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) wenona@soc.umass.edu 4. Roundtable: Art and Genocide Moderator: Ori Soltes (Georgetown University) orisoltes@aol.com Discussants: Karen Frostig (Lesley University, karenfrostig@comcast.net), Fay Grajower (Independent Artist, Boston, faygrajower@aol.com), Ori Soltes, and Apo Torosyan (Visual Artist and Filmmaker, apotoros@comcast.net)

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5. Issues in Genocide Studies I A. Daniel Feierstein (Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, Argentina) – “Genocide and Genocidal Social Practices: Some Consequences of Definitions in the Processes of „Working through the Trauma‟” dfeiers@gmail.com B. Anatoly Isaenko (Appalachian State University) – “Chosen Traumas and Ethnocentric Mythology in Ethnic Conflicts in the Caucausus: Georgia, South Ossetia, and Abkhazia (1988-1993)” isaenkoa@appstate.edu C. William Pruitt (Northeastern University) – “Finding Justice post Genocide: The International Court Versus local courts in Yugoslavia and Rwanda” billyrp@comcast.net 6. Gender and Sexual Violence A. Elisa von Joeden-Forgey (University of Pennsylvania) – “The Missing Link: Gender and an Early Warning System” elisaforgey@gmail.com B. Georgina Holmes (School of Oriental and African Studies) – “Genocide by Attrition in the Great Lakes Region: Rape and Sexual Violence in the Eastern Congo and the Legacy of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide Extremist Media Propaganda” gwilby5@googlemail.com C. Henry Theriault (Worcester State College) – “From Rape as a Tool of Genocide to Genocide as a Tool of Rape” Henry.Theriault@worcester.edu 7. Teaching Panel: Victims among Victims – The Challenge of Genocide Studies in Israel A. Yair Auron (Israeli Open University) – “Holocaust and Genocide Education in Israel - Critical Perspectives on a National Failure” yairau@openu.ac.il B. Yehonatan Alsheh (University of Tel Aviv) – “The Impact of the Israeli Open University Genocide Studies Program on Students – Empirical Findings and Analysis” yehonatan@openu.ac.il

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Session IV (Tuesday, June 9th, 9:00-10:15AM) 1. International Justice: New Contexts, Recurring Challenges Chair: John Hagan (Northwestern University) j-hagen@northwestern.edu A. Jens Meierhenrich (Harvard University) – “`What shall be Done about the Emperor?‟ The Responsibility of heads of States for International Crimes” jmeierhenrich@gov.harvard.edu B. Alex Hinton (Rutgers University) – “Truth, Memory, and Justice after the Cambodian genocide: Reflections on Ieng Sary‟s Pretrial Hearing at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal” ahinton@andromeda.rutgers.edu C. Nigel Eltringham (University of Sussex, UK) – “Doing Justice to the Mundane: The Social Worlds of International Tribunals, Present and Past” n.p.eltringham@sussex.ac.uk 2. Genocide in Bosnia II Chair: Enis Omerović (Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo) enis.omerovic@institut-genocid.ba A. Zilha Mastalić (Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo) – “Genocide against the Children in Srebrenica, UN Safe Haven, July 1995” zilha.mastalic@institut-genocid.ba B. Merisa Karović (Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo) – “Crimes against Civilians in Sarajevo During the Siege” merisa.karovic@institut-genocid.ba C. Sabina Subašić-Galijatović (Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo) – “Women – Victims of Genocide in Bosnia” ssubasic@hotmail.com 3. Teaching About Genocide A. Kathleen Young – “Teaching the Anthropology of Genocide with Intent to Destroy in Whole or in Part, Student Belief in Hope, Justice, and the American Concept of Basic Human Goodness” B. Sara Cohan (The Genocide Education Project) – “A Genocide Left Behind: The Teaching of the Armenian Genocide in US Secondary Schools” sarac@genocideeducation.org C. Andrew Holcom (Western Washington University) – “Inscription and Identity: Genocides Continued through Public School Textbooks” mr.holcom@gmail.com

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4. Darfur A. John Morlino (The ETHIC) – “Has Darfur Activism Done More Harm than Good?” johnmorlino@gmail.com B. Amanda Grzyb (University of Western Ontario) – “Darfur Activism and Alternative Media: The Public Discourse of Genocide Prevention in a New Millenium” agrzyb@uwo.ca C. Alan Kuperman (University of Texas at Austin) – “Darfur: Strategic Victimhood Strikes Again” akuperman@mail.utexas.edu 5. Genocide in Rwanda A. Mariana Bertol Carpanezzi (Office of the Presidency of Brazil) – “The United Nations Security Council‟s Official Discourse on the Genocide in Rwanda and the International Human Rights Regime: Sovereignty or Universalism?" marianabcarp@yahoo.fr B. Max Likin (Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies) – “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Doctors without Borders (MSF) During the Rwandan Genocide” maxlikin@fas.harvard.edu C. M. Therese Seibert (Keene State College) – “Rescue During Genocide: Critical Review and Application to Rwanda” tseibert@keene.edu 6. Holocaust Studies A. Stephanie Wolfe (Keene State College) – “The Politics of Apologies and Reparations: Examining the Redress Movements Emerging from the German Genocides of World War II” stephanie.wolfe@gmail.com B. Henry Maitles (University of Strathclyde) – “Seeing the Holocaust on a Personal Level: The Impact of the Learning from Auschwitz project in Scotland” h.maitles@strath.ac.uk C. Anton Weiss-Wendt (Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities) – “Murder without Hatred: Explaining Estonian Collaboration in the Holocaust” anton.weiss-wendt@hlsenteret.no

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Session V (Tuesday, June 9th, 10:30-11:45AM) 1. Genocide in Bosnia III Chair: Enis Omerović (Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo) enis.omerovic@institut-genocid.ba A. Bećir Macić (Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo) – “Mass Graves in Srebrenica, UN Safe Haven, July 1995” info@institut-genocid.ba B. Rasim Muratović (Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo) – “Destruction of Historic, Cultural, and Religious Facilities of Islamic Architecture in Bosnia” info@institut-genocid.ba C. Smail Čekić (Institute for Research of Crimes against Humanity and International Law of the University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo) – “Practice of ICJ – Legal or Political (Case: Bosnia and Herzegovina vs. Serbia and Montenegro)” info@institut-genocid.ba 2. Religion and Genocide A. James Waller (Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation) – “Deliver Us From Evil: Genocide and the Christian World” jwaller@genocidescholars.org B. Jason Klocek (Georgetown University) – “How Religious Actors Influence the Politics of Transitional Justice” jasonklocek@gmail.com C. Eric Brinkert (Georgetown University) – “Religious Peacebuilding in Post-Genocide Rwanda: Protestant Christian Contributions to Peacebuilding” ebrinkert@gmail.com 3. Armenian Genocide I A. Steve Jacobs (University of Alabama) – “The Outrageous Claim of Christopher Jon Bjerkness: The Jewish Genocide of Armenian Christians” sjacobs@bama.ua.edu B. Ara Alexander Iskanderian (Armenian Students Association) – “Remembering and Recognizing the Armenian Genocide in Literature and Music” aiskanderian@hotmail.co.uk C. Tigran Sarukhanyan (Georg August University, Göttingen) – “The Armenian Genocide and the Jewish Holocaust: Facing a Troubled Legacy of Armin Theophil Wegner” tsarukhanyan@yahoo.com

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4. Art in Genocide Studies A. Ames Hawkins (Columbia College, Chicago) – “Activist Art and the Prevention of Genocide: Empowering the Rhetoric of Accumulation” ahawkins@colum.edu B. Robert Skloot (University of Wisconsin, Madison) – "Old Concerns and New Plays in the Theatre of Genocide" rskloot@wisc.edu C. Yvonne Kyriakides (University of Oxford) – “Art after Auschwitz: Photographic Victim Depiction, Art and Genocide” yvonne.kyriakides@sjc.ox.ac.uk D. Amy Fagin (20th Century Illuminations) – "Beyond Genocide: Prevention through Education” illuminate@hughes.net 5. Issues in Genocide Studies II A. Tatevik Grigorian (Independent Scholar) – “Cultural Genocide” tatevikgrigorian@hotmail.com B. Esther Dror and Ruth Linn (Haifa University) – “Remembering the Sexual Self During the Holocaust” drorim@betalfa.org.il, rlinn@construct@haifa.ac.il C. Jason Levy (Virginia Commonwealth University) – "Advances in Teaching and Reseach for National Security and Genocide Prevention" jklevy@vcu.edu 6. Global Genocide Studies I A. Michael Chornesky (Villanova University) – "Written in Blood: Defining and Developing (the Concept of) State Terror in the Reign of Terror” conceptual.thinker@gmail.com B. Fred Shepherd (Samford University) – “The State and Transnational Actors in Guatemala: Comparative Lessons from an Incomplete Genocide” fmshephe@samford.edu C. Paul Bartrop (Deakin University and Bialik College) – “Film and Genocide: An Examination of Answered by Fire as a Way into Understanding East Timor in 1999” bartrp@bialik.vic.edu.au

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Session VI (Tuesday, June 9th, 1:45-3:15PM) 1. War Crimes and Courts in Bosnia and Herzegovina A. Iva Vukusic (Prosecutor‟s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina) – “War Crimes Prosecution in the National Courts of Bosnia and Herzegovina” ivavukusic@yahoo.com B. Emira Hrnjic-Larson (Webster University, Vienna) – “The Role of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina War Crimes Chamber in the Punishment of Genocide” emira_hrnjic@hotmail.com C. Tony Oberschall (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) – “Obstacles for the Prosecution at the ICTY for Proving Guilt” tonob@email.unc.edu 2. Issues in Genocide Studies III A. Amy Sodaro (The New School for Social Research) – “The Problem of Genocide” sodaroa@newschool.edu B. Philip Spencer (Kingston University, England) – “Reflections on the AntiImperialist Turn in Genocide Studies” P.Spencer@Kingston.ac.uk C. Gianmarco Biasone (University of Victoria) – “Do Theoretical Understandings of Sovereignty Limit Interventions in Genocide?” biasoneg@gmail.com 3. Armenian Genocide II A. Jennifer Dixon (University of California, Berkeley) – “Identifying Processes of Institutional Change in the Official Turkish Narrative of the Armenian Genocide” j_dixon@berkeley.edu B. Keith Pomakoy (Adirondack Community College) – “American State Associated Philanthropy and the Armenian Genocide” pomakoyk@sunyacc.edu C. Ugur Umit Ungor – “Center or Periphery? Local elites and the Young Turk Genocide” 4. Global Genocide Studies II A. David Matas (University of Manitoba) – “Persecution of Falun Gong in China: A New Face of Genocide” dmatas@mts.net B. Danielle Granville (University of Oxford) – “Beyond the Self-Inflicted Genocide Paradigm: Russia‟s Genocide Denial in the Case of the 19321933 Ukrainian Famine” danielle.granville@bnc.ox.ac.uk C. Akio Kimura (Kanagawa University, Japan) – “Giorgio Agamben‟s Concept of the “Remnant” and Hiroshima/Nagasaki” Theakio@aol.com

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5. Legal Issues in Genocide Studies I A. Rhoda Howard-Hassmann (Wilfrid Laurier University) – “No-Name Genocide: State-induced Famine in Zimbabwe and the Responsibility to Protect” hassmann@wlu.ca B. Vladislav Michalcik (Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy) – “A Dilemma of International Law in the 21st Century: How to Reconcile the Principle of National Sovereignty with the Responsibility to Protect According to the Genocide Convention” vladislav.michalcik@gmail.com C. Elihu Richter (Hebrew University) – “Ecocide: Should Wanton Production of Ecotoxic Risks be Recognized as Crimes Against Humanity?” elihur@ekmd.huji.ac.il 6. Genocide Prevention Chair: Greg Stanton (Genocide Watch) A. Jim Fussell (PreventGenocide.org) – “Raphael Lemkin: From Scholar to Activist” jimfussell@preventgenocide.org B. Gatsinzi Basaninyenzi (Alabama A&M University), “Genocide and Rwanda‟s Education Reform: The Case for a General Humanities Program” g.basaninyenzi@aamu.edu C. Rosita Albert (University of Minnesota) – “Ethnic Conflicts and Genocide Prevention: New Approaches to Research and Policy” alber001@umn.edu

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Session VII (Tuesday, June 9th, 3:30-5:00PM) 1. Genocide in Bosnia IV A. Nicole Bryan (Rutgers, Newark) – “Rethinking Reconciliation in the Aftermath of Violent Conflict: Insights from Yugoslavia” B. Maja Catic (Brandeis University) – “Bosnia‟s Genocide Case: Moral Claims and the Politics of Statebuilding in a Divided Society” mcatic@brandeis.edu C. David Pettigrew (Southern Connecticut State University) – “Witnessing the Geography of Genocide in Eastern Bosnia” pettigrewd1@southernct.edu 2. Issues in Genocide Studies IV A. Edward Weisband (Virginia Tech) and Courtney I. P. Thomas (Virginia Tech) – “Nationality, Catastrophic Annihilation, and Political Evil” weisband@vt.edu B. Kjell Follingstad Anderson (Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland) – “A Brave New World of Genocide?: Genetic Science and the Future of Genocide” anderson.kjell@gmail.com C. Joan Frigolé (University of Barcelona) – “The Extreme Faces of Power: Genocide, Massacre and Ethnic Cleansing” frigole@ub.edu 3. Legal Issues in Genocide Studies II A. Christophe Germann (Yale University) – “Cultural Genocide Prevention in International Law: A Swiss Parliamentary Initiative” christoph.germann@yale.edu B. Karen E. Smith (London School of Economics and Political Science) – “European Governments and the Development of the International Legal Framework on Genocide” K.E.Smith@lse.ac.uk C. Maureen Hiebert (University of Calgary) – “Prevention v. Justice: Criminal Trials, Deterrence, and Genocide Prevention” maureen.hiebert@ucalgary.ca 4. Antisemitism and Denial A. Shimon Samuels (Centre Simon Wiesenthal Europe) – “Antisemitism Thresholds and Genocidal Intent: The Teheran-Caracas Axis” sts018@gmail.com B. Steven K. Baum (Independent Scholar) – “Anti-Israeli Sentiment vs. Antisemitic Beliefs” skbaum@comast.net C. Edina Becirevic (University of Sarajevo) and Rachel Irwin (Institute for War and Peace Reporting) – “We Know Nothing: The Differing Degrees of Genocide Denial in Visegrad” edina.becirevic@gmail.com, rairwin@gmail.com

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5. Genocide and Memory A. Stephanie McKinney (Independent Scholar) – “Negotiating National Identity in the Public Sphere: Rwanda‟s Genocide Memorial Day” smckinne@sbcglobal.net B. Armen Marsoobian (Southern Connecticut State University) – “How Do We Memorialize Genocide? The Case of the Berlin Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe” marsoobiana1@southernct.edu C. Ruth Linn (University of Haifa, Israel) – “How „Collective‟ is a War‟s Collective Memory?” rlinn@construct@haifa.ac.il 6. Issues in Genocide Studies V A. Nikola Alenkin (Independent Scholar) and Allison Ruby ReidCunningham (University of California, Berkeley) – “The Aftermath of Death: Social Work Practice with Survivors of Genocide” nalenkin@yahoo.com, rubymsw@gmail.com B. Mark Kielsgard (St. Thomas University School of Law) – “Restorative Justice for Genocide Victims” Kielsgard2@aol.com 7. Issues in Genocide Studies VI A. Jack Nusan Porter (International Association of Genocide Scholars) – “New Directions in Genocide Theory” jacknusan@earthlink.net B. Brian Glyn Williams (University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth) – “The 19th Century Cleansing of the Ottoman „Evlad i Fatih Han‟ (Children of Mohammed the Conqueror) as a Pre-Condition for the Armenian Genocide” bwilliams@umassd.edu

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