28 / VICTIMOLOGY, VICTIM ASSISTANCE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE XXVI

10 – 22 May 2010        Send to printer


Course directors

Elmar G. M. Weitekamp, University of Tübingen, Germany
Zvonimir Paul Šeparović, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Dick Daniel Taver`Shima Andzenge, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, United States
Gerd Ferdinand Kirchhoff, O P Jindal Global University, India
Marianne Johanne Hilf, University of Bern, Switzerland


Course description:

PROGRAMME:

Monday May 10th, 2010

9:00 – 10:00 Opening Session by Directors

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:30 Theoretical Victimology, Gerd Ferdinand Kirchhoff

12:30 - 16:00 Guided Tour of Historical Dubrovnik ( departs from IUC)

16:00 – 18:00 Victims of Terrorism, Zvonimir Paul Separovic

18:00 – 19:00 A Victimological History of Dubrovnik. D. Lee Gilbertson

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

9:00 – 10:00 Towards a Consistent Jurisprudence regarding the Status and Rights of Victims before the International Criminal Court? Astrid Reisiger- Coracini

10:00 – 11:00 Victim Oriented Criminal Justice in Italy: Mediation and the Restorative Justice Pradigm. Pierluca Massaro

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 Victims Conflict paradigm: the Italian perspective compared. Giselda Cianciola

11:30 – 12:30 Considerations in the Measurement of Access to Justice: External Variables Influencing Victim Experiences in the Criminal Justice System. Malini Laxminarayan

12:30 - 16:00 Siesta

16:00– 17:00 The History of Restorative Justice. Elmar G.M. Weitekamp

17:00 – 18:00 The Role of Victims in peace and healing Circles. Isabel Thoß

18:00 – 19:00 Gaps in victim assistance: Results of an explorative, qualitative study on different categories of victims in the Netherlands. Fanny Klerx-van Mierlo

19:00 20:00 Why it is important that “The Hulsman Foundation” is alive… Jehanne Hulsman

21:30 Memorial Louk Hulsman Fishplatter Dinner at Rosarij (Voluntary)

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

9:00 – 10:00 The Offender- Victim Relationship in international war tribunals after World War II. Wolfgang Form

10:00 – 11:00 Music therapy for PTSD solders and terror victims. Moshe Bensimon

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 Intervention with recovering survivors of victimization. Natti Ronel

13:00 – 20:00 Excursion to Trsteno Arboretum and the Oyster Farms of Ston

Bus departs from Pile Gate. Attention: At the arboretum a Group Picture will be Taken.

Thursday, May13th, 2010

9:00 – 10:00 Why bad things happen and what we do about it: a survey of psychological responses to victimization experiences. Andrew Davies

10:00 – 11:00 Aboriginal Restorative Justice: New Institutional Developments from Canada. Margot Hurlbert

11:00 – 12:00 The Significance of the apology process for victims and perpetrators. Neil Funk-Unrau

12:00 – 17:00 Siesta

17:00 – 18:00 Family Group Conferencing in Germany. Otmar Hagemann

18:00 – 19:00 The Development of Restorative Justice in Eastern Europe. Dobrinka Chankova

19 – 20:00 Overcoming past victimization for reentry into society. Dawn Beichner

Friday, May 14th, 2009

9:00 – 11:00 Cultural Victimization: Exploring the opinions of Sub-Saharan and South Asian students as to the extent to which the use of dowry constitutes and contributes to cultural victimization. Dick Andzenge

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 Child Friendly Justice. Ksenija Turkovic

12:30- 17:00 Siesta

17:00 – 18:00 The Development of the National Guidelines for Victim Empowerment. Juan Nel

16:00 – 17:00 The Victims of the genocide in Iraqui Kurdistan and its impact on children. Nazar Jamil Abdulazeez

18:00 – 19:00 Women and Domestic Violence in India. Nazia Kahn

Saturday, May 15th,2010

Excursion with Boat and Fishbarbecue to Two Islands of the Dalmation Coast

Sunday, May 16th 2010

Recharge your batteries day

Monday, May 17th, 2010

9:00 – 10:00 Reparations for the Victims of Human rights Violations: the inter-American Experience. Angelita Baeyens

10:00 – 11:00 Restorative Justice and Victims of Terror. Ines Staiger

11:00 - !1:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 The world of mediation in the field of conflicts – about the challenges of mediation and the benefits for the victims. Peter Schäfer

12:30 – 17:00 Siesta

17:00 – 18:00 The Role of Community in Victim empowerment policies. Angelo Fynn

18:00 – 19:00 Municipalities as Victims of Right-Wing Extremism. Marc Coester

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

9:00 – 11:00 00 Student Presentations

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 Student Presentations

12:30 – 17:00 Siesta

17:00 – 19:00 Student Presentations

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

8:00 – 20:00 Excursion to Montenegro

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

9:00 -10:00 Cross-Cultural Communication: Communicating with Cross-Cultural Victims. Marge Pryately

10:00 – 11:00 : Femicide. Janice Joseph

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 -12:30 Student Presentations

1230 -17:00 Siesta

17:00 - 19:00 Student Presentations

Friday, May 21st, 2010

9:00 - 10:00 Fear of crime and Punitiveness among students of the University of Zagreb- preliminary findings of a survey. Anna-Maria Getos

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:30 Student Paper Presentations

12:30 – 17:00 Siesta

17:00 – 19:00 Student Paper Presentations

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

9:00 – 10:00 Student Paper Presentations

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 13:30 Student Paper Presentations

13:30 – 17:00 Siesta

17:00 – 19:00 Graduation Ceremony

20:00 – Open End Fare Well Party at the Sesame

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

Departure to Home

Please note that it is a long Tradition of the Dubrovnik Victimology Course to attend a Classical Concert in the Old Town. This is mandatory and we will inform you on time about the timing. The tickets will be provided by us.!!!

Faculty and Resource Persons

Nazar Jamil Abdulazeez, Kurdistan Region, Iraque

Angelita Baeyens, Washington DC, USA and Ibague, Columbia

Moshe Bensimon, Tel Aviv, Israel

Dawn Beichner, Normal, USA

Dobrinka, Chankova, Sofia, Bulgaria

Giselda Cianciala, Bari,Italy

Marc Coester, Hannover, Germany

Andrew Davies, Albany, USA

Wolfgang Form, Marburg, Germany

Neil Funk-Unrau, Winnipeg, Canada

Angelo Fynn, Pretoria, South Africa

Anna-Maria Getos, Zagreb, Croatia

D.Lee Gilbertson, St.Cloud, USA

Otmar Hagemann, Kiel, Germany

Jehanne Hulsman, Dordrecht, The Netherlands

Margot Hurlbert, Regina, Canada

Janice Joseph, Pomona, USA

Nazia Kahn, New Dehli, India

Hans-Jürgen Kerner, Tübingen, Germany

Malini Laxminatayan, Tilburg, The Netherlands

Pierluca Massaro, Bari, Italy

Juan Nel, Pretoria, South Africa

H.Potter III, St.Cloud, USA

Marge Pryately, St.Cloud, USA

Astrid Reisinger Coracini, Graz, Austria

Natti Ronel, Tel Aviv, Israel

Peter Schäfer, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Ines Staiger, Cologne, Germany

Isabel Thoß, Tübingen, Germany

Ksenija Turkovic, Zagreb, Croatia

Fanny Klerx van Mierlo, Tilburg, The Netherlands


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