Thursday, 28 January 2010

Fratricide and Fraternité: Understanding and Repairing Neighbourly Atrocity

Opening Conference: FRATRICIDE
part of the Fratricide and Fraternité:Understanding and Repairing Neighbourly Atrocity Mellon Sawyer Seminar Series.
25 – 26 February 2010

Beveridge Hall, Senate House, University of London

An interdisciplinary conference exploring the causes and consequences of neighbourly atrocities across history, cultures, and continents.

Panels include:
• Fratricide and mythology
• Neighbourly identity
• Fear thy neighbour
• Logics of neighbourly violence
• A discussion with Jan T. Gross (Princeton), author of Neighbours
• Statement 710339 and Q&A with film-maker Refik Hodzik on the legacies of Srebrenica

This series comprises 2 conferences and 6 seminars organized by the Human Rights Consortium, School of Advanced Study, University of London

The events are free and open to all. Advance registration required.
For further information and to register go to
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