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Justice Interactions and Peacebuilding Conference 

Friday 20 October 2023, 9.00am-5.00pm

Venue: Yangtze, 2nd floor, Centre Building, LSE 

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Previous Conferences, Seminars and Workshops

2023

  “My kind of justice: The role of self-interest in post-conflict transitional justice”

Date: 22 February 2024
City: Pittsburgh, USA
Organiser: University of Pittsburgh, Center for Governance and Markets, Overcoming Deep Differences Workshop
Speakers: Ivor Sokolić (presenting), Venera Çoçaj


“Polarisation and Dialogue on Social Media” 

Date: 12 December 2023
City: Podgorica, Montenegro
Organiser: The Aspen Institute Germany
Speakers: Sanja Vico


 

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Talking Justice After Mass Atrocity Crimes

Friday 20 October 2023, 6.00pm-7.30pm

Speakers: Paul Drew, Professor, Department of Language and Linguistic Science, University of York, UK
Ger Duijizings, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Regensburg
Inger Skjelsbæk, Professor and Director of the Center for Gender Studies at the University of Oslo; Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)

Chair: Denisa Kostovicova , Associate Professor of Global Politics, European Institute, LSE

Venue: Yangtze, 2nd floor, Centre Building, LSE 

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 “The Cost of Dissent from War Crimes Denial: Can Family and Neighbours Help Individuals Address In-group Responsibility for Mass Atrocity?” 

Date: 12 September 2023
City: London
Organiser: 60th Conflict Research Society (CRS) Annual Conference
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova (presenting), Tolga Sinmazdemir, Sanja Vico


“My kind of justice: How self-interest can benefit transitional justice?” 

Date: 12 September 2023
City: London
Organiser: 60th Conflict Research Society (CRS) Annual Conference
Speakers: Ivor Sokolić (presenting) and Venera Cocaj


“The Cost of Dissent from War Crimes Denial: Can Family and Neighbours Help Individuals Address In-group Responsibility for Mass Atrocity?” 

Date: 7 September 2023
City: Prague, Czech Republic
Organiser: European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova (presenting), Tolga Sinmazdemir, Sanja Vico


Ingroup and Intergroup Effects of Djokovic’s Exclusion from 2022 Australia Open  

Date: 2 September 2023
City: Los Angeles
Organiser: American Political Science Association (APSA) 2023 Conference
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova, Tolga Sinmazdemir, Sanja Vico, and Lanabi La Lova (presenting)


Are domestic war crimes trials biased?  

Date: 27 June 2023
City: Reykjavik
Organiser: Council for European Studies (CES) 2023 Conference
Speakers: Ivor Sokolić (presenting), Denisa Kostovicova, Lanabi La Lova (presenting) and Sanja Vico


Are domestic war crimes trials biased?  

Date: 23 June 2023
City: Glasgow
Organiser: British International Studies Association (BISA)
Speakers: Ivor Sokolić, Denisa Kostovicova (presenting), Lanabi La Lova (presenting) and Sanja Vico


Grand-Standing Instead of Policy-Making: Legislators, Parliamentary Questions and Transitional Justice in the Croatian Parliament  

Date: 23 June 2023
City: Glasgow
Organiser: British International Studies Association (BISA)
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova and Lanabi La Lova 


It Depends on Who Is Asking and Who Is Being Asked: Gendering Speaking Behavior in Parliamentary Interactions

Date: 22 June 2023
City: Glasgow
Organiser: European Political Science Association (EPSA)
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova (presenting), Tolga Sinmazdemir, Lanabi La Lova (presenting), Vesna Popovski 


Social media, stereotypes, and the legacy of war

Date: 28 May 2023
City: Toronto
Organiser: 23th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Reclaiming Authenticity in Communication
Speaker: Sanja Vico


Inter- and intra-ethnic dialogues: recommendations for transitional justice and civil society  

Date: 19 May 2023
City: New York
Organiser: 27th Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN)
Speakers: Sanja Vico (presenting) and Ivor Sokolic


Grand-Standing Instead of Policy-Making: Legislators, Parliamentary Questions and Transitional Justice in the Croatian Parliament  

Date: 19 May 2023
City: New York
Organiser: 27th Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN)
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova and Lanabi La Lova 


Grand-Standing Instead of Policy-Making: Legislators, Parliamentary Questions and Transitional Justice in the Croatian Parliament  

Date: 13 May 2023
City: Glasgow
Organiser: 5th Annual COMPTEXT Conference
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova and Lanabi La Lova 


The Role of Social Media in Promoting a Discourse Shift about the Legacy of War

Date: 4 April 2023
City: Loughborough
Organiser: The Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) Conference: Nationalism and Multiculturalism
Speakers: Sanja Vico


When Victims/Survivors Break Silence: Wartime Sexual Violence and Social Recognition in Kosovo and Croatia 

Date: 16 March 2023
City: Montreal, Canada
Organiser: International Studies Association Annual Convention (ISA)
Speaker: Venera Cocaj  


Grand-Standing Instead of Policy-Making: Legislators, Parliamentary Questions and Transitional Justice in the Croatian Parliament  

Date: 15 March 2023
City: Montreal, Canada
Organiser: International Studies Association Annual Convention (ISA)
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova and Lanabi La Lova


Social media, stereotypes and war legacy 

Date: 15 March 2023
City: Montreal, Canada
Organiser: International Studies Association Annual Convention (ISA)
Speaker: Sanja Vico


Global South Caucus (GSCIS) Author Symposium: Building a Stronger Collaborative Relationship Between Author and Editor 

Date: 14 March 2023
City: Montreal, Canada
Organiser: International Studies Association Annual Convention (ISA)
Speaker: Venera Cocaj 


Deliberative dealing with the past: Is it possible and how can it be established?   

Date: 23 February 2023 
City: Belgrade 
Organiser: Institute for Social Theory, University of Belgrade
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova and Ivor Sokolić 

2022

Interactions with an Impact? Social Media, Fake News, and the Legacy of War  

Date: 8 December 2022
City: Online
Organiser: Department of Politics, University of Exeter 
Speaker: Sanja Vico


Parliamentary Discourse About Transitional Justice: Is Speaking Behaviour in the Croatian Sabor Gendered?  

Date: 4 November 2022 
City: Faculty of Political Science, Zagreb 
Organiser: Croatian Political Studies Association Annual Conference; Autocracies and Democracies: War and Peace 
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova (presenting), Tolga Sinmazdemir, Lanabi La Lova and Vesna Popovski  


My Kind of Justice: How Self-Interest Can Benefit Transitional Justice?  

Date: 4 November 2022 
City: Faculty of Political Science, Zagreb 
Organiser: Croatian Political Studies Association Annual Conference; Autocracies and Democracies: War and Peace 
Speakers: Ivor Sokolic (presenting) and Venera Cocaj 


Social media, stereotyping and war legacy  

Date: 3 November 2022 
City: Dublin, Ireland
Organiser: Association of Internet Researchers
Speaker: Sanja Vico


Social media, stereotyping, and war legacy 

Date: 25 September 2022 
City: Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade  
Organiser: Serbian Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2022; Social Justice in Post-Communist Societies  
Speaker: Sanja Vico


How women ask parliamentary questions about transitional justice: Evidence from Croatia 

Date: 25 September 2022 
City: Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade
Organiser: Serbian Political Studies Association Annual Conference 2022; Social Justice in Post-Communist Societies
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova (presenting) and Vesna Popovski


Are domestic war crimes trials biased?  

Date: 7 September 2022  
City: Belfast, Northern Ireland (on-line)
Organiser: Conflict Research Society (CRS) Annual Conference
Speakers: Ivor Sokolić (presenting), Denisa Kostovicova, Lanabi La Lova (presenting) and Sanja Vico  


Panel: Deliberation, Justice Interactions and Pathways to Peace after Conflict  

Date: 23 August 2022  
City: University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck  
Organiser: European Consortium of Political Research Annual Conference (ECPR); ECPR Standing Group on Human Rights and Transitional Justice 
Speaker: Denisa Kostovicova (Panel convenor)  


Nomen Est Omen: Social Media, Stereotyping, and War Legacy 

Date: 23 August 2022
City: University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck 
Organiser: European Consortium of Political Research Annual Conference (ECPR); ECPR Standing Group on Human Rights and Transitional Justice 
Speaker: Sanja Vico


When victims break silence: Wartime sexual violence and social recognition in Kosovo and Croatia  

Date: 23 August 2022  
City: University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck 
Organiser: European Consortium of Political Research Annual Conference (ECPR); ECPR Standing Group on Human Rights and Transitional Justice 
Speaker: Venera Cocaj


Women’s discursive agency: How women ask parliamentary questions about transitional justice?  

Date: 23 August 2022  
City: University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck 
Organiser: European Consortium of Political Research Annual Conference (ECPR); ECPR Standing Group on Human Rights and Transitional Justice 
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova (presenting) and Vesna Popovski


Are domestic war crimes trials biased?  

Date: 23 August 2022
City: University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck 
Organiser: European Consortium of Political Research Annual Conference (ECPR); ECPR Standing Group on Human Rights and Transitional Justice 

Speakers: Ivor Sokolić, Denisa Kostovicova, Lanabi La Lova (presenting) and Sanja Vico  


Nomen Est Omen: Social Media, Stereotyping, and War Legacy 

Date: 6 July 2022
City: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Organiser: UAL Peace and Conflict Network, The Why Remember conference
Speaker: Sanja Vico


Panel - Images, Voices and Silences: New Empirical Vision in Transitional Justice

Date: 16 June 2022
City: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Organiser: British International Studies Association (BISA) Annual Conference: Can the World Survive? 
Speaker: Denisa Kostovicova


Nomen Est Omen: Social Media, Stereotyping, and War Legacy 

Date: 16 June 2022
City: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Organiser: British International Studies Association (BISA) Annual Conference: Can the World Survive? 
Speaker: Sanja Vico


When victims break silence: Wartime sexual violence and social recognition in Kosovo and Croatia  

Date: 16 June 2022
City: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Organiser: British International Studies Association (BISA) Annual Conference: Can the World Survive? 
Speaker: Venera Cocaj  


Women’s discursive agency: How women ask parliamentary questions about transitional justice?   

Date: 16 June 2022
City: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Organiser: British International Studies Association (BISA) Annual Conference: Can the World Survive? 
Speakers: Denisa Kostovicova and Vesna Popovski (presenting) 


Panel - Addressing Wrongdoing through Justice Interactions: Comparative Evaluation of Transitional Justice Effects

Date: 10 June 2022 
City: Amsterdam
Organiser: Beyond Nuremberg: The Global Search for Accountability; 9th Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network
Speaker: Denisa Kostovicova 


Nomen est omen: stereotyping and war legacy  

Date: 10 June 2022 
City: Amsterdam
Organiser: Beyond Nuremberg: The Global Search for Accountability; 9th Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network
Speaker: Sanja Vico


When victims break silence: Wartime sexual violence and social recognition in Kosovo and Croatia  

Date: 10 June 2022 
City: Amsterdam
Organiser: Beyond Nuremberg: The Global Search for Accountability; 9th Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network
Speaker: Venera Cocaj


Women’s discursive agency: How women ask parliamentary questions about transitional justice? 

Date: 10 June 2022 
City: Amsterdam
Organiser: Beyond Nuremberg: The Global Search for Accountability; 9th Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network
Speakers: Vesna Popovski (presenting) and Denisa Kostovicova


Are Domestic War Crimes Trials Biased?

Date: 10 June 2022 
City: Amsterdam
Organiser: Beyond Nuremberg: The Global Search for Accountability; 9th Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice & Memory Network
Speakers: Ivor Sokolić (presenting); Denisa Kostovicova, Lanabi la Lova (presenting), Sanja Vico


 It Depends on Who Is Asking and Who Is Being Asked: Gendering Speaking Behavior in Parliamentary Interactions

Date: 5 May 2022
City: Dublin
Organiser: COMTEXT 2022, University College Dublin
Speaker: Denisa Kostovicova; Tolga Sinmazdemir; Lanabi la Lova; Vesna Popovski


Social Media, Stereotyping, and War Legacy

Date: 05 May 2022 
City: Online
Organiser: Association for the Study of Nationalities, 26th Annual World Convention, 2022
Speaker: Sanja Vico


Are Domestic War Crimes Trials Biased?

Date: 05 May 2022 
City: Online
Organiser: Association for the Study of Nationalities, 26th Annual World Convention, 2022
Speakers: Ivor Sokolić (presenting); Denisa Kostovicova, Lanabi la Lova, Sanja Vico


Are Domestic War Crimes Trials Biased?

Date: 01 April 2022
City: Nashville 
Organiser: International Studies Association,  ‘A Wider Discipline For A Smaller World’, Annual Convention 2022
Speakers: Ivor Sokolić (presenting); Denisa Kostovicova, Lanabi la Lova, Sanja Vico

2021

XIV Forum on Transitional Justice: What promotes attitude change towards war crimes and acknowledgement among 'ordinary' people? 

Date: 17 December 2021City: Belgrade, SerbiaOrganiser: RECOM Reconciliation NetworkSpeaker: Sanja Vico


Drivers, Barriers and Best Practice for Open Science in the Social Sciences 

Date: 27 October 2021 
City: online 
Organiser: Open Science, the Social Sciences and the CIVICA Alliance: A Roundtable Discussion, CIVICA The European University of Social Sciences  
Speaker: Denisa Kostovicova 


Meaningful Acknowledgement: Types and Triggers in Transitional Justice Interactions 

Date: 21 October 2021 
City: online 
Organiser: The Centre for Advanced Studies in Language & Communication (CASLC), University of York 
Speaker: Ivor Sokolić 


Dramatic Interactions for Justice and Peace 

Date: 13 October 2021
City: online
Organiser: LSE IDEAS, Ratiu Forum and JUSTINT 
Speakers: Fin Kennedy, Ulpiana Maloku, Agnesa Mehanolli, Dr Ivor Sokolić, Dr Denisa Kostovicova 


Talking about Justice and Building Peace After Mass Atrocity 

Date: 6 October 2021
City: London
Organiser: LSE Research Showcase 
Speakers: Dr Denisa Kostovicova, Dr Sanja Vico and Lana Bilalova


Conference Panel: Justice Interactions and Pathways to Peace in Post-Conflict Societies

Date: 10 September 2021
City: online
Organiser: Conflict Research Society, ‘Beyond Polarization? Healing Divides and Seizing Opportunities in Conflict Research and Practice’, Annual Virtual Conference, 2021 
Speaker: Dr Denisa Kostovicova (Panel convenor)


Claims to Ignorance as a Form of Participation in Transitional Justice

Date: 10 September 2021
City: online
Organiser: Conflict Research Society, ‘Beyond Polarization? Healing Divides and Seizing Opportunities in Conflict Research and Practice’, Annual Virtual Conference, 2021
Speaker: Dr Ivor Sokolić


Public Interactions and War Time Rape: Mechanisms of Silencing the Victims of Sexual Violence

Date: 10 September 2021
City: online
Organiser: Conflict Research Society, ‘Beyond Polarization? Healing Divides and Seizing Opportunities in Conflict Research and Practice’, Annual Virtual Conference, 2021 
Speaker: Venera Cocaj


Women’s Discursive Agency in Transitional Justice: Gendering Parliamentary Questions in the Croatian Parliament

Date: 10 September 2021
City: online
Organiser: Conflict Research Society, ‘Beyond Polarization? Healing Divides and Seizing Opportunities in Conflict Research and Practice’, Annual Virtual Conference, 2021 
Speaker: Dr Denisa Kostovicova and Dr Vesna Popovski


Cognitive Dissonance on Social Media and in Face-to-Face Interactions in Relation to the Legacy of War: Factors of Social Change

Date: 10 September 2021
City: online
Organiser: Conflict Research Society, ‘Beyond Polarization? Healing Divides and Seizing Opportunities in Conflict Research and Practice’, Annual Virtual Conference, 2021 
Speaker: Dr Sanja Vico


Quantitative Study of Discourse: The Last Methodological Gap in Transitional Justice Research? 

Date: 7 July 2021
City: Barcelona 
Organiser: Working Group: Transitional Justice: theories, methods and practices; XV Congress of the Spanish Association of Political Science (Asociación Espaňola de Ciencia Política y de la Administración)
Speaker: Dr Denisa Kostovicova


Remembering Yugoslavia’s Wars: Reflections on the RECOM Network 

Date: 28 June 2021
City: Regensburg
Organiser: Leibniz Institute for East and South East Europe Research (Leibniz-Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung), South East Europe Association (Südosteuropa Gesellschaft) and Graduate Programme for East and South East Europe Research (Graduiertenschule für Ost- und Südosteuropastudien) 
Speaker: Dr Denisa Kostovicova 


Europe at LSE seminar series: Cognitive dissonance in social media and face-to-face interactions in relation to the legacy of war

Date: 11 May 2021
City: London, UK
Organiser: European Institute, LSE
Speaker: Sanja Vico


Women’s Discursive Agency in Transitional Justice: Gendering Parliamentary Questions in the Croatian Parliament

Date:  6 May 2021
City: New York
Organiser: Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) World Convention 
Speaker: Dr Denisa Kostovicova and Dr Vesna Popovski


Conference Panel: Assessing Effects of Transitional Justice Interactions in the Balkans: Deliberation, Emotions and Politics 

Date:  5 May 2021
City: New York
Organiser: Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) World Convention
Speaker: Dr Denisa Kostovicova


Reciprocity in justice interactions: How to classify it and what triggers it?

Date:  5 May 2021
City: New York
Organiser: Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) World Convention 
Speaker: Dr Ivor Sokolić


The Role of Mediated and Face-to-Face Interactions in Shaping Discourses about the Yugoslav Wars

Date:  5 May 2021
City: New York
Organiser: Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) World Convention 
Speaker: Dr Sanja Vico


Public Sphere and War Time Rape: Silence breaking and social recognition 

Date:  5 May 2021
City: New York
Organiser: Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) World Convention
Speaker: Venera Cocaj


Gendering Parliamentary Questions: National Consensus and Transitional Justice in Croatia 

Date: 6 April 2021
City: London 
Organiser: The XXXth Annual Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) Conference  
Speakers: Dr Denisa Kostovicova and Dr Vesna Popovski

 

2020

The Politics of Memory and Remembrance Practices in Southeast Europe

Date: 22 October 2020
Organiser: Humanitarian Law centre Kosovo - Coalition for RECOM
Speakers: Venera Cocaj


Workshop on Empathy and Reconciliation

Date: 17-18 February 2020
City: London, Ontario 
Organiser: Western University 
Speakers: Dr Ivor Sokolić ('Inter-ethnic Reciprocity in Transitional Justice Deliberation')


Silence Breakers and Wartime Sexual Violence: Affiliation and Disaffiliation in the Public Sphere in Kosovo 

Date: 8 January 2020 
City: London
Organiser: LSE Mannheim Doctoral Working Group 
Speaker: Venera Cocaj 

2019

My kind of justice: The role of self-interest in transitional justice deliberationAnnual International Conference of the Serbian Political Science Association

Date: 28 September 2019
City: Belgrade
Organiser: Annual International Conference of the Serbian Political Science Association
Speakers: Dr Ivor Sokolić 


Young people and knowledge about the past

Date: 19-20 September 2019
City: Vukovar
Organiser: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
Speakers: Dr Ivor Sokolić 


Knowledge Claims in Transitional Justice Research: New Data and Methods (Conference Panel)

Date: 17 June 2019
City: Belgrade
Organiser: Central and East European International Studies Association (CEEISA)-International Studies Association (ISA) 2019 Joint International Conference
Speakers: Dr Denisa Kostovicova


Public Interactions and War Time Rape: Mechanisms of Silencing the Victims of Sexual Violence

Date: 17 June 2019
City: Belgrade
Organiser: Central and East European International Studies Association (CEEISA)-International Studies Association (ISA) 2019 Joint International Conference
Speakers: Venera Cocaj


Does the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia Change Its Defendants? A Text Analysis Approach to Remorse, Guilt, and Reconciliation

Date: 17 June 2019
City: Belgrade
Organiser: Central and East European International Studies Association (CEEISA)-International Studies Association (ISA) 2019 Joint International Conference
Speakers: Sarah Jewett

2018

Right to Truth: Victims and Regional Cooperation

Date: 3-4 October 2018
City: Sarajevo
Organiser: Balkan Inverstigative Reporting Network (BIRN) Conference - After the ICTY: Regional Cooperation, Accountability, Truth and Justice in the Former Yugoslavia
Speaker: Dr Ivor Sokolić 


Addressing War Legacy in a Divided Region: Transitional Justice Evaluations and Interactions

Date: 21 September 2018
City: Prishtina
Organiser: Revisiting Dealing with the Past and Transitional Justice in the Balkans Conference
Speaker: Dr Denisa Kostovicova