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Justice and the Prevention of Genocide

The Thirteenth Meeting of the International Association of Genocide Scholars, 9 – 13 July 2017, Brisbane, Australia

The International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS) will hold its thirteenth meeting in Brisbane on 9 – 13 July 2017, at the St Lucia campus of The University of Queensland. The conference is jointly hosted by the T.C. Beirne School of Law and the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect.

The conference theme is “Justice and the Prevention of Genocide”.

Nearly seven decades after the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, the hopes embedded in that document remain largely unfulfilled. The theme of the 2017 IAGS conference revisits the two core components of the Convention: justice for acts of genocide, and prevention of future genocides.

While the conference theme will concentrate on these twin themes of justice and prevention, the 2017 IAGS conference is open to any whose work connects with the study of genocide. We aim to bring together scholars, activists, artists and survivors to examine genocidal violence from a wide range of disciplines and approaches.

Please see the Call for Papers for more information. Deadline has been extended to 16 January 2017.

Attendance at the conference is open to all interested academics, professionals and students, but presentations can only be made by members of IAGS. To join IAGS, please visit the association’s website:www.genocidescholars.org/membership.

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