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GSG-REG roundtable on Transitional Justice in the Former Yugoslavia

30 September 2013

Globalisation Studies Groningen - Research in Ethics and Globalisation presents

T ransitional Justice In The Former Yugoslavia: A Roundtable

Nerma Jelacic (International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia)
Iva Vukusic (War Crimes Researcher and Analyst)
Christopher K. Lamont (University of Groningen)

Time: 7 – 8:30 PM – Monday 30 September 2013

Location: Senaatskamer, Academy Building

Two decades after the United Nations Security Council established the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, international justice has become a defining feature of the former Yugoslavia’s transitional justice landscape. This roundtable will bring together expert speakers who will reflect upon the Tribunal’s legacy in the former Yugoslavia. In particular, speakers will highlight opportunities and limits of international criminal justice.


Nerma Jelačićis Head of Communications at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and acting Head of Outreach. As a journalist she published widely on war crimes and conflict issues related to the former Yugoslavia. Prior to joining the ICTY, she worked in the United Kingdom as a journalist for publications including the Financial Times and the Observer.

Iva Vuku ši ć is a researcher, archivist and analyst in The Hague. She works for the Sense News Agency and is involved in research projects, as a consultant, for a number of mainly British universities. In the past, she worked as an analyst and researcher at the Special War Crimes Department of the Prosecutor’s Office and as a project manager for the Research and Documentation Centre in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Her background is also in journalism. Iva’s expertise is in war crimes prosecution, human rights, transitional justice and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former
Yugoslavia and she publishes and presents on these topics regularly.

Christopher Lamontis an Assistant Professor in the Department of International Relations and International Organisation at the University of Groningen. He received his PhD in 2008 from the University of Glasgow and has worked in the Transitional Justice Institute at the University of Ulster. Lamont has published widely on transitional justice. Recent publications include International Criminal Justice and the Politics of Compliance (Ashgate 2010), Confronting the Consequences of Authoritarian and Conflict: The ECHR and Transition (eds. Antoine Buyse and Michael Hamilton) Cambridge University Press 2011) and The Hague Front in the Homeland War: Narratives of the Milošević Trial in Croatia (ed. Timothy Waters, Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2013).

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