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Heidelberg conference on the 1971 Genocide in Bangladesh

July 4, 2013 - 00:00-July 5, 2013 - 00:00

The South Asia Institute (SAI) at Heidelberg University, Germany, organises a conference on ”The Genocide in Bangladesh in 1971” on 4–5 July 2013.  It is co-organised by the South Asia Democratic Forum and the Liberation War Museum Bangladesh. Venue: Heinrich-Zimmer-Lesesaal, SAI Library, Im Neuenheimer Feld 330, Heidelberg.
The conference consists of four panels, on ”The Issue of Genocide in Armed Conflicts and Criminal Justice Prosecution”; on ”Justice and the Memories of War in Bangladesh”; on ”Accountability for Sexual Violence and Remedies for the Survivors; and a plenary session on ”The Issue of Genocide in Armed Conflicts and Criminal Justice Prosecution”. Invited speakers include Wolfgang-Peter Zingel (Heidelberg) who will talk about ”From Regional Economic Disparities to Mass Violence”; Arild Engelsen Ruud (Oslo) who will talk about ”The Contemporary Political Relevance of the War of Independence in Bangladesh; Tariq Rahman (Islamabad) who will talk about ” West Pakistani Perceptions of the Bengali Language Movement”; and Mizanur Rahman (Dhaka) who will talk about ”Right to Justice: How to Reconcile with Right to Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation”. Full information.
Heidelberg conference on the 1971 Genocide in Bangladesh

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Start:
July 4, 2013 - 00:00
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July 5, 2013 - 00:00