16 / LAW AND POLITICS OF TRANSNATIONAL JUSTICE


THE PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE

26 – 31 March 2012   print this page

Course directors:

Davor Derenčinović, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Anna-Maria Getoš Kalac, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Richard Farkas, DePaul University, Chicago, United States
Michael Kilchling, Max Planck Institut, Freiburg, Germany
Charles E. Tucker, World Engagement Institute, Chicago, United States


Course description:

The course is open to interested participants from academia (undergraduate students in higher years of study, postgraduate students, doctoral candidates), practice (governmental institutions, NGO etc.), journalists and others.

The course format forsees the active involvement of participants through the formal debates in the afternoon, as well as through the less formal discussions during the free time. Interested participants will have the possibility to present their own papers/PhD projects relevant to the topics before a competent panel of senior researchers and professionals.

The Course fee is 180 EUR which include enrolment, participation in the lectures and student materials. The fee should be paid in advance by wire transfer. Further information on payment of the fee, on travel and accommodation will be sent with the registration confirmation. In addition to the Course fee, all participants are reqiered to pay a 40 Euro fee to the IUC Dubrovnik upon arrival. The participation/attendance certificate issued by the course director and IUC Dubrovnik can be recognized by the Zagreb Faculty of Law as equivalent to 4 ECTS points. For scholarships please see the HESP information provided by IUC Dubrovnik. We strongly advise interested participants to contact their home institutions as well as other fundations that finance educational courses - we can provide interested participants with formal invitation letters if needed. For further questions please contact Dr. Anna-Maria Getoš (agetos@pravo.hr).

The on-line application procedure is open until December 5th 2011.


Course lecturers:

Attilio Nisco, University of Bologna, Italy
Marin Bonačić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Maja Munivrana Vajda, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Richard Farkas, DePaul University, Chicago, United States
Albin Eser, Max Planck Institut, Freiburg, Germany
Michael Kilchling, Max Planck Institut, Freiburg, Germany
Johanna Rinceanu, Max Planck Institut, Freiburg, Germany


Work Schedule:

Sunday, March 25

Arrival of participants

Monday, March 26

10.00 - 11.00 Welcome and Introduction: Davor Derenčinović (University of Zagreb, Croatia)

11.00 - 11.45 Albin Eser (Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Germany, and former Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Netherlands): Experiences from the Perspective of the Judges' Bench

11.45 - 12.00 Short break

12.00 - 12.45 Hans-Jörg Albrecht (Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Germany): Sentencing and International Criminal Justice

13.00 - 15.30 Lunch break

15.30 - 16.00 Discussion

16.00 - 18.00 Participant Presentations:

16.00 - 16.10 Maikel Nicolaas Gordon Brok: Sentencing by ICTY

16.10 - 16.20 Ana Modrić: Sentencing in International Criminal Law

16.20 - 16.30 Tea Sulentić: ICTY - 19 Years Later: A Critical Review

16.30 - 17.00 Discussion

17.00 - 17.10 Marin Vipauc: International Politics Standing in the Way of International Justice (ICTY and ICTR experiences)

17.10 - 17.20 Filip Vojta: Punishment and Sentence Serving for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Former Yugoslavia

17.20 - 18.00 Discussion

Tuesday, March 27

10.15 - 11.00 Maja Munivrana Vajda (University of Zagreb, Croatia): Interrogating the Dynamics of Law and Transformation - Questioning the Law of Genocide

11.00 - 11.45 Marin Bonačić (University of Zagreb, Croatia): The Future of Internationalized Criminal Courts

11.45 - 12.00 Short break

12.00 - 12.45 Richard P. Farkas (DePaul University, United States of America): The Future of International Criminal Justice: A Cautionary Vision

13.00 - 15.30 Lunch break

15.30 - 16.00 Discussion

16.00 - 18.00 Participant Presentations:

16.00 - 16.10 Reana Bezić: State Cooperation with the International Criminal Court

16.10 - 16.20 Luka Breneselović: Questioning the Existence of an Inappropriate Justice (Regarding the Future of International Criminal Courts and Justice)

16.20 - 16.30 Milos Heuverling: Genocide: Broadening the Scope of Justice?

16.30 - 17.00 Discussion

17.00 - 17.10 Zrinko Tenšek: Office of the Prosecutor (ICC) - Legal Position within the Court

17.10 - 17.20 Lucija Žužić: Protection of Child Soldiers: ICC Perspective

17.20 - 18.00 Discussion

Wednesday, March 28

10.15 - 11.00 Michael Kilchling (Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Germany): Models of Victim Participation in National and International Criminal Court Trials

11.00 - 11.45 Johanna Rinceanu (Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Germany): The influence of the European Court of Human Rights on National Law

11.45 - 12.00 Short break

12.00 - 12.45 Serge Brammertz (Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Netherlands): Challenges of International Investigations and Prosecutions

13.00 - 13.45 IUC Reception

13.45 - 15.00 Lunch break

15.00 - 17.30 Dubrovnik Sight Seeing

Thursday, March 29

10.15 -11.00 Almir Maljević (University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina): Legal Transplants - Traditional Models Against Criminal Collectives

11.00 - 11.45 Attilio Nisco (University of Bologna, Italy): International Standards versus Domestic Law: The Case of Organized Crime in Italy

11.45 - 12.00 Short break

12.00 - 12.45 Istvan Laszlo Gal (University of Pécs, Hungary): Transnational Justice on the Example of Countering the Financing of Terrorism in the USA and in Europe

13.00 - 15.30 Lunch break

15.30 - 16.00 Discussion

16.00 - 18.00 Participant Presentations:

16.00 - 16.10 Kim Magiera: Transnational Justice- A Vague Term?

16.10 - 16.20 Nathan Muwereza: Retributive vs Restorative justice: A Case for Selective Justice in Transiting Uganda and Sudan

16.20 - 16.30 Majda Namačinski: Did the ICTY Fail the Victims?

16.30 - 17.00 Discussion

17.00 - 17.10 Katarina Rotter: Secondary Victimisation - Protection of Victims’ Rights under the Statute of the ICTY

17.10 - 17.20 Tihana Tucaković: Organized Criminal Groups: Profiles and Examples Worldwide

17.20 - 18.00 Discussion

Friday, March 30

10.15 - 11.00 Maja Seršić (University of Zagreb, Croatia): Joint Criminal Enterprise and International Customary Law

11.15 - 11.30 Discussion

11.30 - 12.00 Participant Presentations:

11.30 - 11.40 Jillian Lohndorf: International Law and Libraries

11.40 - 11.50 Dilyana Stamatova: Gotovina Case vs. Seselj Case

11.50 - 12.00 Discussion

12.00 - 15.30 Lunch break

15.30 - 16.45 Final Discussion and Course Conclusions: Anna-Maria Getoš (University of Zagreb, Croatia)

16.45 - 17.00 Handing out of Participant Certificates

17.00 - 17.15 Closing remarks by Course Directors

Saturday, March 31

Departure of participants