Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Location: Room 3
Date: Monday, 19/July/2021
12:00pm
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1:30pm
Session A1 3: Imagining Genocide: Representations of Victimhood in Religion, Comics, Film
Location: Room 3
Chair: Alana M. Vincent, University of Chester, United Kingdom
 

Imagining Genocide: Representations of Victimhood in Religion, Comics, Film

Chair(s): A. M. Vincent (University of Chester, United Kingdom)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Viewing Victimhood: Biblical Genocide in Cinema

Matt Page
Bible Films Blog

 

Representations of Trauma: Depictions of Post-Genocidal Reconciliation

Tereza Valny
University of Edinburgh

 

Representations of Reparation: Post-Genocide Victim Responsibility in Comic Books

A. M. Vincent
University of Chester

5:30pm
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7:00pm
Session C1 3: Multimedia Coverage of Collective Reburials in post-Genocide and Mass-Violence Contexts
Location: Room 3
Chair: Clara Duterme, Aix-Marseille University, France
 

Multimedia Coverage of Collective Reburials in post-Genocide and Mass-Violence Contexts

Chair(s): Clara Duterme (Aix-Marseille University, France)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Reality check. The media coverages of Great Purges victim’s reburial in nowadays post-soviet Russia and their effect.

Elisabeth Anstett
CNRS

 

Visual recordings and media coverage of controversial collective burials of the Peruvian internal armed conflict.

Valérie Robin Azevedo
Université de Paris – URMIS

 

The “Memoria Virtual” in Guatemala. The use of images to build and to disseminate the memory of victims

Clara Duterme
Aix-Marseille University

 

The corporeality of the dead in the public arena: An analysis of two cases in the contexts of the Malvinas War victims in Argentina and the detained-disappeared in Chile.

Laura Marina Panizo
CONICET

 

Looking at the exhumation: ethical reflections on the image, privacy and about looking at the exhumations of Bojayá (Colombia)

Juan Pablo Aranguren
University of the Andes

7:30pm
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9:00pm
Session D1 3: Hashtags and Accountability
Location: Room 3
Chair: Henry Theriault, International Association of Genocide Scholars, United States of America
 

#LANDBACK: A Paradox of Decolonization and Reparations

Kerri Malloy

San Jose State University



#Kifaya|#Enough Dangerous Speech for South Sudanese: Collaborative Strategies by Musicians in South Sudan

Susan Appe1, Nadia Rubaii2, Kerry Whigham2, Samse Sam3

1: Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy University at Al, United States of America; 2: Binghamton University and the Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention; 3: Talent Initiative for Development, South Sudan



Retreating international accountability for crimes of genocide: the case of South Sudan

Clemence Pinaud

Indiana University, United States of America



Hate crime in the digital age: Catalytic role of social media in Bangladesh

Tawheed Reza Noor

Binghamton University, United States of America


Date: Tuesday, 20/July/2021
11:00am
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12:30pm
Session A2 3: Advantages and Risks of Digital Technologies
Location: Room 3
Chair: Rosa Ana Alija, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
 

The use of geospatial technologies in Myanmar to document genocide

Elisenda Calvet Martinez

Universitat de Barcelona, Spain



Humanitarian technologies and ‘cyber-humanitarian interventions’

Rhiannon Neilsen

University of New South Wales, Australia



THE DEVELOPMENT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND RISKS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF GENOCIDE AND MASS KILLINGS

Narek Poghosyan

Comparative genocide department of the Armenian Genocide Museum-institute, Armenia

5:30pm
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7:00pm
Session C2 3: Genocide Denial and Its Consequences
Location: Room 3
Chair: Armen Marsoobian, International Association of Genocide Scholars, United States of America
 

Genocide Denial and Its Consequences

Chair(s): Armen T. Marsoobian (International Association of Genocide Scholars, United States of America)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

A Regime of Epistemic Injustice: Turkey’s Three Pillars of Genocide Denialism

Imge Oranli
Interdisciplinary Humanities and Communication Program, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts,Arizona State University

 

Genocide Denialism, Collective Misremembrance and Hermeneutical Oppression

Melanie Altanian
School of Philosophy, University College Dublin

 

Genocide Denial and Its Consequences for Victims and Perpetrators

Armen T. Marsoobian
Philosophy Department, Southern Connecticut State University

7:30pm
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9:00pm
Session D2 3: Testimony of Genocide
Location: Room 3
Chair: Tawheed Reza Noor, Binghamton University, United States of America
 

The Continuation of Trauma through Transcribing: Generational Survivors and the Inability for a 'Post-Holocaust'

Sarah E Snyder

University of Texas at Dallas, United States of America



Teaching with Audio-Visual Testimonies of Survivors and Witness to Genocide

Kori Street

USC Shoah Foundation, United States of America



Survivor Memoirs – A Multi-faceted Source, A Less-employed Field of Inquiry for Genocide Studies

Rubina Peroomian

UCLA, United States of America



Perpetrators of sexual violence during the Bosnian Genocide and the Holocaust

Sandra Grudić

Clark University, United States of America


Date: Wednesday, 21/July/2021
12:00pm
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1:30pm
Session A3 3: Women's Caucus 1
Location: Room 3
5:30pm
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7:00pm
Session C3 3: Confronting Rohingya Genocide with New Technology
Location: Room 3
Chair: Elisenda Calvet Martinez, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
 

Confronting Rohingya Genocide with New Technology

Chair(s): Mofidul Hoque (Liberation War Museum, Bangladesh, People's Republic of)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Art and Genocide: Creating Digital Platform

Mofidul Hoque
Liberation War Museum

 

Educating Rohingya Children: Use of Digital Technology

Prethee Majbahin
Liberation War Museum

 

Quilt of Memory and Hope: Digital Exhibition of AJAR and LWM

Pia Conradsen1, Nasrin Akter2
1AJAR, 2Liberation War Museum

 

Digital Technology in Documenting Mass Atrocity Crimes: A Project to Implement

Sharjin Jahan, Kazi Taposhe Rabeya
Liberation War Museum

7:30pm
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9:00pm
Session D3 3: Fifty Years of Bangladesh Genocide and Aftermaths
Location: Room 3
Chair: Adam Jason Jones, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Canada
 

Fifty years of Bangladesh genocide and aftermaths

Chair(s): Adam Jones (University of British Columbia)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Intergenerational Memory of Genocide in Digital Age: The Case of Bangladesh

Shahriar Islam
Binghamton University

 

Factors and perceptions of 1971 genocide among Bengali young people: An ethnographic study

Md Asaduzzaman
Arizona State University

 

Justice for the Victims of 1971Genocide: Achievements, Challenges and the Future

Emraan Azad
University of Cambridge

 

Bangladesh genocide: Recognition at home and abroad

Tawheed Reza Noor
Binghamton University


Date: Thursday, 22/July/2021
11:30am
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1:00pm
Session A4 3: Legal Issues
Location: Room 3
Chair: Elisenda Calvet Martinez, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
 

How Far Can the Law Reflect the Contingent Nature of Genocide?

Onur Uraz

Hacettepe University, Turkey



The Impact of the ECtHR’s Case-law on the Crime of Genocide: Towards a New Jurisprudence in International Law?

Gustavo Minervini

University of Naples Federico II, Italy



‘Back to basics’: Genocide by destroying the group identity The case of indigenous people and the ICHR jurisprudence

Claudia Jiménez

UNIVERSITAT AUTÒNOMA DE BARCELONA, Spain



How to Win a Case of Genocide: Analyzing the Triple Strategy of the Advocates of the Rohingya Minority in Myanmar

Hilly Moodrick-Even Khen

Ariel University, Israel

5:30pm
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7:00pm
Session C4 3: Representation in Genocide
Location: Room 3
Chair: Sabah Carrim, Texas State University, United States of America
 

Decolonial Reparations: A Case for the Armenian Genocide

Lori Pirinjian

University of California, Los Angeles, United States of America



Queer Resistance to Mass Atrocity in the Digital Age

Stephen Louis Capobianco

State University of New York at Binghamton, United States of America



Halidé Edip, a Controversial Figure of Turkish Feminism and her Vision of Armenian Orphans in the Post-genocide Stage

Nélida Elena Boulgourdjian

University of Tres de Febrero, Argentine Republic



HOW GENOCIDE AFFECTS ON DEGA PEOPLE ?

y Bhim nie

Dega people activist & Independent Scholar, United States of America

7:30pm
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9:00pm
Session D4 3: Complexities of Perpetrators and Victimhood
Location: Room 3
Chair: Khushboo Chauhan, O.P. Jindal Global University, India
 

Can We Identify with a Perpetrator?: Reading Deogratias

Kaitlyn Jeanette Newman

Georgia College and State University, United States of America



The Child Soldier as a Signifier: Afro-Pessimism in Select African Child Soldier Works

Ademola Oladipupo Adesola

University of Manitoba, Canada



Social Processes on Trial

Carse Ramos

Rhode Island College, United States of America



“Do Actual Communists Have Human Rights?”: Using art to address a half century of genocidal propaganda and policies in Indonesia

Elizabeth F. Drexler

Michigan State University, United States of America


Date: Friday, 23/July/2021
12:00pm
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1:30pm
Session A5 3: Rohingya Genocide
Location: Room 3
Chair: Ronan Lee, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
 

Where Will I Go? The Rohingya Dilemma

Md Khalid Rahman

American International University-Bangladesh, Bangladesh, People's Republic of



Digitizing Responses to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis in the Post-Pandemic Era

Mohammad Pizuar Hossain

East West University, Bangladesh & Liberation War Museum, Bangladesh.



Legitimizing Genocide in Myanmar: The Road to Impunity

Cecilia Ducci

Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, Italy

5:00pm
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6:30pm
Session C5 3: Workshop: Bigotry, Hate, and Genocide: Global, Regional, and Local Challenges
Location: Room 3
Chair: Henry Theriault, International Association of Genocide Scholars, United States of America