I am writing you on behalf of the organizing committee of the conference "Accepting Diversities: Human Rights and the Challenges of Reconciliation" that will take place in Sarajevo on the 29th and 30th of April 2011 in the premises of the Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies of the University of Sarajevo. The conference is organized by the University of Sarajevo, the University of Bologna, CEI and will see the participation of international professors, researchers and practitioners.
While celebrating a decade of existence and successful implementation of the European Regional Master Degree Programme in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe (ERMA), the conference also aims at promoting the spirit of human rights awareness, raising and providing space for discussion among academics, practitioners, students of the ERMA programme and ERMA partner universities, Alumni (ACIPS) and civil society representatives, especially those belonging to the CEI Network of Civil Society Organisations that will be formally launched and established at the end of the conference.
The discussion will be organized in 6 panels:
PANEL 1: ICTY Decisions and National Narratives: Facts vs. Myths,
PANEL 2: Accepting the "Otherness": Challenges for Education and Civil Society,
PANEL 3: "Ethnizenship" and the Right of Non-belonging,
PANEL 4: Gender and Transitional Justice in SEE,
PANEL 5: Rethinking journalism: The role of media in post conflict societies,
PANEL 6: Challenging Homogeneity within Ethnic Communities: a room for dialogue.
Both days will end with Pravo Ljudski screenings.
We would like to kindly invite you to attend the event.
You can find the draft agenda of the event as well as the registration form at: http://www.cps.edu.ba/?q=node/143.
Center for Interdisciplinary
Zmaja od Bosne 8
Bosnia and Herzegovina
phone/fax: +387 33 668 683