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GSG-REG Roundtable: Transitional Justice in the Former Yugoslavia

08 October 2012



Transitional Justice in the Former Yugoslavia
Transitional Justice in the Former Yugoslavia


Dr. Vjeran Pavlakovic (University of Rijeka)

Dr. Vladimir Petrovic (Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies)

Dr. Christopher K. Lamont (University of Groningen)


Prof. dr. Caroline Fournet (Academic Director Criminal Law and Criminology, University of Groningen)


7 - 8.30 PM - Monday 8 October 2012


Room (13)13.0309, Harmonie Building


Vjeran Pavlaković is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cultural Studies at the University of Rijeka, Croatia. He received his PhD in History in 2005 from the University of Washington, and has published articles on the politics of memory, World War Two commemorations, the political impact war of the ICTY, and Yugoslavs in the Spanish Civil War. Recent publications include Twilight of the Revolutionaries: Naši Španci and the End of Yugoslavia (Europe-Asia Studies, 2010), Conflict, Commemorations, and Changing Meanings: The Meštrović Pavilion as a Contested Site of Memory (Tihomir Cipek, ed., Kultura sjećanja 1991, 2011), and “Symbols and the Culture of Memory in Republika Srpska Krajina” forthcoming in Nationalities Papers.

Vladimir Petrović is a historian, who since 2003 has worked as a researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History in Belgrade. He has lectured at the Legal Department of Central European University, and has worked with the Serbian War Crimes Prosecutor’s Office and Humanitarian Law Center. He has published two monographs and edited four volumes, as well as published 40 articles, book chapters and essays in Serbian and English. His current research interests are in the field of transitional justice, particularly in examining the role of historical narratives in war crimes trials. He is currently a post-doctoral researcher in the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam.

Christopher Lamont is 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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