31 / Victimology,Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice XXIV

12 – 24 May 2008   print this page

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:

XXIV. Post Graduate Course on Victimology, Victim Assistance and Criminal JusticeInter-University Center DubrovnikFrane Bulica 4Dubrovnik, CroatiaMay 12.- 24. 2008Course DirectorsDick Andzenge, St. Cloud, USAGerd Ferdinand Kirchhoff, Mito, JapanMarianne Hilf, Graz, AustriaZvonimir Paul Separovic, Zagreb, CroatiaElmar G.M. Weitekamp, Tbingen, Germany and Leuven, BelgiumFaculty and Resource PersonsIvo Aertsen, Leuven, BelgiumMoshe Bensimon, Tel Aviv, IsraelNils Christie, Oslo,NorwayGiselda Cianciala, Bari,ItalyD.Lee Gilbertson, St.Cloud, USAUte-Ingrid Haas, Braunschweig, GermanyOtmar Hagemann, Kiel, GermanyAlbert Hauber, The Hague,The NetherlandsLouk Hulsmann, Dordrecht, The NetherlandsJanice Joseph, Pomona, USA Hans-Jrgen Kerner, Tbingen, GermanyKarlijn Kuijpers, Tilburg,The NetherlandsPierluca Massaro, Bari, ItalyJose Mulder, Tilburg,The NetherlandsJessalyn Nash, USARobert Peacock, Pretoria, South AfricaTony Peters, Leuven, BelgiumGianna Prosperi, Bari, ItalyMina Rauschenbach, Geneva, SwitzerlandPaul Redekop, Winnipeg,CanadaAstrid Reisinger Coracini, Graz, AustriaNatti Ronel, Tel Aviv, IsraelArmando Saponaro, ari, ItalyPeter Schfer, Mnchengladbach, GermanyPatience Togo, St.Cloud, USAKsenija Turkovic, Zagreb, CroatiaMonday May 12th, 20089:00 10:00 Opening Session by Course Directors10:00-10:30 Coffee Break10:30 12:30 Theoretical Victimology, Gerd Ferdinand Kirchhoff12:30 - 16:00 Guided Tour of Historical Dubrovnik ( departs from IUC)16:00 18:00 Medicine and Victims, Zvonimir Paul Separovic18:00 19:00 Interrelationships between Victzimization and the Identity process, Content and Structure of the Adolescent. Robert PeacockTuesday, May 13th, 20089:00 10:00 Victimological Theories. Armando Saponaro10:00 10:30 Coffee Break10:30 11: 11:30 The History of Restorative Justice. Elmar G.M. Weitekamp11:30 12:30 Victim-Offender Mediation in Germany. Hans-Jrgen Kerner12:30 - 17:00 Siesta17:00 18:00 Implementing the Mediation Method of Conferencing in Elmshorn, Germany. Otmar Hagemann18:00 19:00 Mediation involving DomesticViolence. Peter Schfer19:00 20:00 The Culturally Legitimate Victim: The FGM Question? Gianna ProsperiWednesday, May 14th, 20079:00 10:00 Restorative Justice and Victim Involvement. Jessalyn Nash10:00 10:30 Coffee Break10:30 11:30 The dynamic of songs in ingroup conflict and proximity. The cae of the traumatic extraction of Settlers during the Israeli disengagement from the Gaza Strip. Moshe Bensimon.11:30 12:30 The Challenges of Therapy for Recovering Victims. Natti Ronel13:00 20:00 Excursion to Trsteno Arboretum and the Oyster Farms of StonBus departs from Pile Gate. Attention: At the arboretum a Group Picture will be Taken.Thursday, May15th, 20079:00 10:00 . Victims Rights on the Basis of the UN Declaration of 1985 and the EU Framework Decision 2001. Marianne Hilf10:00 10:30 Coffee Break10:30 11:30 Crime Victims and the Criminal Justice System in Switzerland: Heightened Expectations and Dissatisfactions. Mina Rauschenbach11:30 12:30 Victim Participation and Reparations in the light of the initial Practice of the International Criminal Court. Astrid Reisinger Coracini17:00 19:00 A Victimological History of Dubrovnik. D. Lee GilbertsonFriday, May 16th, 20089:00 10:00 00 Non-Criminal Remedies for Crime Victims The Work of the Council of Eiurope. Ksenija Turkovic10:00 10:30 Coffee Break10:30 11:30 On the Position of the Victim In Restorative Justice Programs. Ivo Aertsen12:30- 17:00 Siesta17:00 18:00 Risk Assessment in Cases of Intimate Partner Violence. Karlijn Kuijpers18:00 19:00 Compensation for Victims of Crime. Jose MulderSaturday, May 17th, 20089:00 19:00 Boat Trip with Fish Barbecue to Three Beautiful Islands of the Dalmation Seawith the Gospe od Karmena. The Boat will depart from the New Harbour in DubrovnikSunday, May18th, 2008Recharge your batteries dayMonday, May 19st, 20089:00 11:00 Understanding Torture and Torture Victims. Dick Andzenge11:00 11;30 Coffee Break11:30 - !3:00 RestorativeJustice in Cases of Mass Victimization and Gross Human Rights Violations. Elmar G.M. Weitekamp13:00 17:00 Siesta17:00 18:00 Alternative Sanctions for Juvenile First Offenders Including Contact with the Victim in the Netherlands. Albert Hauber18:00 19:00 Family Violence Among Immigrant Populations. Patience Togo19:00 20:00 Penal Mediation in Italy.Pierluca Massaro20:00 21:00 Victims Rights Conflict Paradigm_ The Italian Experience Compared. Giselda CiancialaTuesday, May 20th, 20089:00 11:00 00 The Development of Victimology: A Bottom Up versus Top Down Approach. Tony Peters11:00 12:30 Coffee Break11:30 13:00 Limits To Pain: A Critical Look at Victimology. Nils Christie13:00 17:00 Siesta17:00 19:00 The Future of the World Without Criminal Justice. Louk Hulsman19:00 20:00 A Discussion with Tony Peters, Nils Christie and Louk HulsmanWednesday, May 21st, 2008Excursion to MontenegroBus departs from Pile GateThursday, May 22nd, 20089:00 -10:00 Victims of Femicide. Janice Joseph10.00 11:00 Meeting the Needs of Victims and Offenders in the Persuit of justice. Paul Redekop11:00 11;30 Coffee Break11:30 -12:30 Student Presentations12:30 17:00 Siesta17:00 - 19:00 Student Presentations Friday, May 23rd, 20089:00 - 10:00 Student Paper Presentations10:00 10:30 Coffee Break10:30 12:30 Student Paper Presentations12:30 17:00 Siesta17:00 19:00 Student Paper PresentationsSaturday, May 24th, 20089:00 10:00 Student Paper Presentations11000 10:30 Coffee Break10:30 12:30 Student Paper Presentations12:30 17:00 Siesta (Attention: If necessary break will be shorter depending on number of student paper presentations)17:00 18:00 Graduation Ceremony19:00 Open End Fare Well Party at the SesameSunday, May 25th, 2008Departure to HomeIt is a long and good tradition of the course participants to attend at least one classical concert in one of the churches or the Rectors palace in Dubrovnik. We will definitely try to organize this event also in this years course and details will be announced during the course!