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War, Culture and Humanity from Ancient to Modern Times

///War, Culture and Humanity from Ancient to Modern Times

War, Culture and Humanity from Ancient to Modern Times

WAR, CULTURE AND HUMANITY FROM ANCIENT TO MODERN TIMES

CONFERENCE MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY 15-17 APRIL 2004

LOCATION: Hulme Hall Oxford Place Manchester M14 5RL MAP: http://www.man.ac.uk/about/accomm.html

BOOKING FORM: http://www.art.man.ac.uk/HISTORY/department/documents/ cultwarbookingform.doc

CONTACT:

REBECCA GILL [email protected] (programme)

CLAIRE ATHERTON [email protected] (tickets/accommodation)

REGISTRATION DESK & ROOM CHECK-IN || || 0161 275 0210 (Hulme Hall)

PROGRAMME

THURSDAY 15 APRIL 2004

14.00-17.00 — Registration (Reception, Hulme Hall)

15.00 — 16.30/16.45 SESSION I :

A. ‘Perpetrators’ and ‘victims’ I Lecture Theatre

Chair: Stephen Hodkinson (University of Nottingham, UK)

Pasi Loman (PhD Student, University of Nottingham, UK) “Mass enslavement in ancient Greece”

Olivier Mariaud (PhD Student, University of Bordeaux III, France) “Destruction warfare in archaic Ionia : ‘civilisation clash’ or vicinity conflicts”

Pamela de Condappa (King’s College London, UK) “Affirmation Through Violence — the Construction of the Modern Warrior Identity”

Conrad Leyser (University of Manchester, UK) “The Blond Beast and his progeny: Medieval Warriors in Modern Times’

B.International Justice Theory Junior Common Room

Chair: Peter Lawler (University of Manchester, UK)

Wuiling Cheah ‘Reconciling Adversarial Justice and Reconciliatory Justice in Post-Conflict Societies’

Tiberiu Galis ‘Truth and Reconciliation? Truth Commission Theory/ Transnational Justice Theory’

Celise Schneider (Pennsylvania State University, USA) ‘The legal prosecution of war criminals: Who, precisely, are the victims in an indictment of crimes against humanity’

Karine Ardault (Université Paris-Sud XI, France) ‘Intervention d’humanite: From the Right to Save your own Nationals to the Right to Save the World’

C.Commemorating the Nation Seminar Room

Chair : Penny Summerfield (University of Manchester, UK)

Helke Rausch (University of Leipzig, Germany) “Inventing the Nation by Commemoration of wars in Western Europe (1870’s-1907)”

Anne-Marie Hughes (PhD Student, University of Manchester,UK) “War, Gender and National Mourning”

Claire Norton (University of Wales, UK) “Commemoration of Organised Violence and the Construction of National Identity: Remembering the Sieges of Nagykanizsa”

Stéfanie Prezioso (Université de Lausanne, ‘War Experience and Republican Militarism: Italy in the Aftermath of World War I’

D.State Violence & Humanitarian Intervention in the Developing World I : Ethiopia Senior Common Room

Chair: Trevor Trueman (Oromia Support Group, UK)

Mahamud Ugas Muhumed (Ogaden Human Rights Committee, Canada) ‘The paradox in Ethiopia: Selling Illusions of Good Governance’

Seyoum Hameso (Sidema Support Network, UK)

Dr Mohammed Hassen Ali

[titles to be confirmed]

E.Media Wars Library

Chair: TBA

Rash A El-Ibiay (PhD Student, University of Newcastle) ‘The Construction and Representation of ‘Humanitarian Crises’: How the ‘War on Iraq’ was constructed and represented by satellite television’

Carsten Hennig ‘Humanitarian crisis and the media: notes on strategies of escalation’

Michael Innes (NATO Stabilisation Force HQ, Sarajevo) ‘Two Wars : Charles Taylor’s Revolution and the Battle for Hearts and Minds’

16.30-17.00: COFFEE

17.00 — 19.30: PLENARY SESSION LECTURE THEATRE

Chair: Peter Gatrell and Bertrand Taithe (University of Manchester, UK)

• JAY WINTER (YALE UNIVERSITY, USA) : ‘RENE CASSIN AND THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS’

• JACQUES SEMELIN (DIRECTEUR DE RECHERCHES AU CADIS/EHESS, FRANCE): ‘WHAT IS GENOCIDE?’

19.30 : ROUTLEDGE WINE RECEPTION

SUPPER

FRIDAY 16 APRIL 2004

09.30 — 11.00/11.15 : SESSION II

A. ‘Perpetrators’ and ‘victims’ II Seminar Room

Chair: Jean-Marc Dreyfus (Institut d’études politiques, Paris)

Ignacio Fernadez de Mata (University of Burgos, Spain) “Neighbours, victims and perpetrators: an anthropological approach to the Spanish Civil War”

Michael Berkowitz (University College London, UK) “‘Jewish partisans’ as criminals: internalising and defying a Nazi stereotype and death warrant”

Nigel Eltringham (University of Sussex, UK) “Perpetrators and victims: binary terms and the genocide in Rwanda” [exact title to be confirmed]

B.International Justice in Practice Junior Common Room

Chair: Jay Winter (Yale University, USA)

Rachel Kerr (King’s College London, UK) ‘Prosecuting war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in the twentieth-century: the attribution of individual criminal responsibility and the pursuit of a just peace’

Daniel Segesser (University of Berne, Switzerland) ‘The International Debate on War Crimes, 1872-1918’

Paul Hodges (PhD Student, Birkbeck College, UK) ‘Redressing the limits of state-sponsored violence after the First World War: A Reassessment of the 1921 Leipzig War Crimes Trials’

C.Memories and Identities Library

Chair: Penny Summerfield (University of Manchester)

Vincenzo Field (McGill University, Canada) “World War Two Bomber Narratives and Memory” [exact title to be confirmed]

Scott Worthy (University of Cambridge, UK) || “Communities of Remembrance — Great War Memorial Making in New Zealand, 1914-1939”

Tiina Kunnunen (University of Joensuu, Finland) || “Images and self-images of patriotic Finnish women from 1945-1990s”

Carolyn Birdsall (University of New South Wales, Australia) “Rethinking Representation and Reitz’s Heimat”

D.State Violence and Humanitarian Intervention in the Developing World II: Modern Conflict, Theory and Intervention in the Developing World Senior Common Room

Chair : Olugbenga Ogunbote, (Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria)

Comments: Richard Adejola, (The Nigerian High Commision in the UK)

Ana Ljubinkovic “Garlands or Stones: Socio-psychological implications of self-interested motives in Humanitarian Intervention”

Yomi Kristilolu (University of Essex, UK) “Economics, War and Interstate Relations: Evaluation of the role of economics in the formulation of British foreign policy decisions towards Nigeria between 1967 and 1970”

Catherine Abimbola Balogun (Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria) “Combat, Relief Operations and Law in the Nigerian Civil War”

E.Narratives of Organised Violence Lecture Theatre

Chair: TBA

Edward Bragg (PhD Student, Oxford University) “Massacres executions and mutilations : non battlefield violence in the Caesarian corpus”

Sam Smith (PhD Student, Liverpool University) “‘What madness was this O Citizens?’ : Lucan and the portrayal of Civil War”

Ian Germani (University of Regina, Canada) “Staging Battles: Theatrical and Festive Representations of War in Revolutionary France”

11.00-11.30: COFFEE

11.30-12.45: PLENARY SESSION LECTURE THEATRE

Chair: Stephen Hodkinson (University of Nottingham, UK)

• HANS VAN WEES (UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, UK): STATE VIOLENCE AND PERSONAL VIOLENCE IN ANCIENT GREECE

12.45 — 14.00: LUNCH

14.00 — 15.30/15.45: SESSION III :

A.The Role of Humanitarian Aid in Twentieth-Century War Seminar Room

Chair: Rebecca Gill (University of Manchester, UK)

Matthew Stibe (Sheffield Hallam University, UK) ‘The Internment of Civilians by Belligerent States during the First World War and the Humanitarian Response’

Johannes-Dieter Steinert (University of Wolverhampton, UK) ‘Beyond Holocaust and Forced Labour: British Humanitarian Assistance in Germany after the Second World War’

Jonathan Spear (University of Melbourne, Australia) ‘Paramilitary Humanitarianism: National Red Cross Societies as a Cultural Response to State Violence.’

B.State Violence: Origins and Questions Library

Chair : Richard Maguire

Cathie Carmichael (University of East Anglia, UK) “Paramilitaries, nationalists and the state(s): the origins of violence in Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia 1987-1992.”

Daniele Conversi ‘State violence, cultural destruction and ethnogenesis’.

Richard Maguire “Guilt by Association. Dangers in Linking the Concept of ‘the State’ with Violence”

C.Genocide and ‘Total War’ Junior Common Room

Chair: Peter Gatrell (University of Manchester, UK)

Donald Bloxham (University of Edinburgh, UK) “The Destruction of the Ottoman Armenians: A Case of Developmental Genocide?”

Richard Hovannisian (University College Los Angeles, USA) “The Armenian Genocide: a continuum or swift extirpation?”

Thea Hero (Independent Scholar) “The exclusivity of suffering: hidden victims of the Armenian genocide”

D.Trauma & Survival Lecture Theatre

Chair: Jean-Marc Dreyfus (Institut d’études politiques, Paris)

Nadera Shalhoub Kervorkian (Hebrew University, Jerusalem) “Reading/ Noticing the Absent: the Intifada and Women’s Ordeal in Palestine”

Ronit Lentin (University of Dublin, Ireland) “Femina Sacra and Engendered memories of Violence: Women Survivors of Transnistria”

Lotta Stone (Clark University, USA) “Romany — The Forgotten Victims”

Bozenna Wisniewska (Alberta College of Art and Design, Canada) “Their Faces Brief as Photos: Culture in the Warsaw Ghetto”

15.30 — 16.00 : COFFEE

16.00 — 17.15 : PLENARY SESSION LECTURE THEATRE

Chair: Paul Fouracre (University of Manchester, UK)

• GUY HALSALL (UNIVERSITY OF YORK, UK): ‘PROBLEMS OF DEFINING STATE, VIOLENCE AND STATE VIOLENCE IN THE EARLY MEDIEVAL WEST’

17.15 : SUPPER

SATURDAY 17 APRIL 2004

9.30 — 11.00/11.15 am: SESSION IV:

A.State Violence and Humanitarianism in the Developing World III: Economics, Diplomacy and the Nigerian Civil War, 1967-1970. Lecture Theatre

Chair: ‘Yomi Kristilolu (University of Essex, UK)

Comments: Ana Ljubinkovic (University of Essex, UK)

Babatunde Victor Jatula (University of Ibadan, Nigeria): ‘Involvement by Proxy: British interest and the role of Shell/BP in the Nigerian Civil War’

Olugbenga Ogunbote: ‘The Language of War: Analysis of Yoruba literature and the Nigerian Civil War’

Richard Adejola and Olamide Adejola: ‘The Talking War: Analysis of Nigeria-British diplomatic and press interaction during the Nigerian Civil War’

Bayo Ajibade: ‘Food Crisis, Poverty and War: The impact of the Nigerian Civil War on agricultural and poverty alleviation policies since 1970’

B.Aftermaths I Seminar Room

Chair: Bertrand Taithe (University of Manchester, UK)

Ido de Haan (University of Utrecht, Netherlands)

Paul Bartrop (Deakin University, Australia) “The United Nations Genocide Convention: more than killing, less than everything”

Henri Locard (Royal University of Phnom Penh, The Buddhist Institute) “State Violence in Democratic Kampuchea (1975-79) and Retribution (1979-2004)”

Stef Scagliola (Independent Scholar) “Silence and myth: the complexity of coming to terms with the Indonesian decolonisation war against the Dutch military forces 1945-1949”

C. Exile, Loss, Memory Junior Common Room

Chair: Peter Gatrell (University of Manchester)

Lisa Blenkinsop (PhD Student, Lancaster University, UK) || “Remembrance, Research and Recognition: The Kresy-Siberia Internet Forum and the Polish Experience in Siberia”

Kathy Burrell (De Montford University, UK) || “Displacing Polishness : Remembering Deportations to Siberia”

Joanna Loipponen || “Losses and Absences in the Stories of Evacuated Karelian War Widows”

D. ‘Perpetrators’ and ‘victims’ III Library

Chair: Liz Stanley (University of Newcastle, UK)

Cerwyn Moore (Nottingham Trent University, UK) “Perpetrators and Victims : psychologies of post modern war and the case of Chechnya”

Martyn Bennett (Nottingham Trent University, UK) “The victim as perpetrator: Cromwell and state violence in Ireland”

Peter Konok (Institute of Political History, Hungary) “Terror Theories: Interrelations of ‘red’ and ‘white’ terror in Hungary 1919”

Rumana Hashem (PhD Student, University of Newcastle, UK) ‘Gender and armed conflict: the case of Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh’

11.00-11.30 : COFFEE

11.30 — 12.45: PLENARY SESSION LECTURE THEATRE

Chair: Bertrand Taithe (University of Manchester, UK)

• LIZ STANLEY (UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE, UK) WITH HELEN DAMPIER (PhD STUDENT, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, UK): ‘AFTERMATHS: POST/MEMORY, COMMEMORATION AND THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR’

12.45 — 13.45 : LUNCH

13.45 — 15.15/15.30: SESSION V:

A.Aftermaths II Library

Chair: Prof Roy MacLeod (Emeritus Professor, University of Sydney)

Heidi Merkens (University of Braunschweig, Germany) “The inhabitants are behaving terribly”: Experience, legal status and nation during the Franco-Prussian war of 1870/71″

Xavier Rousseaux & Laurence Ypersele (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium) “After War: Belgium 1918-21”

Mona Siegel (California State University, USA) “Disarming Hatred: History, Education, and Franco-German Reconciliation after World War I”

Jakob Feldt (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) ‘The Ghost of 1948: Israeli historiography and peace making in the 1990s’

B. Theories of Organised Violence Meeting Room

Mick Drake (University of East Anglia, UK) ‘The Instrumentalisation of violence: historical sociology and the genealogy of military power’

Tim Clack (PhD Student, Manchester University) ‘Born to Kill : Critiquing the Darwinian Adaptivity and Evolutionary Justification of Instinctual Aggression and War’

C. Colonial Violence: New Perspectives Seminar Room

Chair: Karin Tilmans (University of Amsterdam)

James Renton “Justifying Regime Change and war: Britain and the Middle East in the Great War”

Rasmus Alenius Boserup (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) “Violence and pacification the case of the Algerian ‘war of independence'”

Michael Rowe (Queen’s College Belfast, UK) “Policing the Napoleonic Empire” [exact title to be confirmed]

Gavin Rand (PhD Student, University of Manchester, UK) “The imperial state, the Indian army and colonial governmentality c.1857-1914”

D.Medical Rehabilitations Lecture Theatre

Chair: Dr Ana Carden-Coyne (University of Manchester, UK)

Wendy Gagin (Essex University, UK) ‘Healing the War Wounded: Doctor Patient Relations in the First World War’

Julie Anderson (University of Manchester, UK) ‘Remembering and Rehabilitating Blind Bodies: St Dunstan’s 1915-1939’

Hans Pols (University of Sydney, Australia) “Heroes, Victims, Perpetrators and Suffering: The Representation of Traumatised Soldiers in American Psychiatry, 1940-1980”

END OF CONFERENCE| |WAR, CULTURE AND HUMANITY FROM ANCIENT TO MODERN TIMES CONFERENCE MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY 15-17 APRIL 2004 LOCATION: Hulme Hall Oxford Place Manchester M14 5RL MAP: http://www.man.ac.uk/about/accomm.html BOOKING FORM: http://www.art.man.ac.uk/HISTORY/department/documents/ cultwarbookingform.doc CONTACT: REBECCA GILL [email protected] (programme) CLAIRE ATHERTON [email protected] (tickets/accommodation) REGISTRATION DESK & ROOM CHECK-IN |

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