Child Soldiers in History - Online Conference
CHILD SOLDIERS IN HISTORY:
THE ROMANTICISM OF THE PAST? THE ROMANTICISATION OF THE PRESENT?
Online Conference – Zoom
16 February 2023, 10am – 12 pm (EST), UTC/GMT+1: 16 – 18 pm
10:00 am – Welcome address by the Organizing Committee
10:10 am – David Rosen, Professor, Fairleigh Dickinson University (USA)
“Child Soldiers and the Tragedy of War: Beyond Dystopian Models of Child Soldiering”
10:30 am – Grace Akello, Associate Professor, Gulu University (UGANDA)
“Stigma and Guilt Among the Children of Amnestied Ex-combatants in Northern Uganda: Implications for Transitional Justice”
10:50 am – Cecile Aptel, Professor, Fletcher School of Law (USA)
“The Focus of International Criminal Courts on the Recruitment and Use of Child-soldiers: A Historical Perspective”
11:20 am – General discussion
11:55 am – Closing remarks
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Jastine C. Barrett (Independent Human Rights Consultant), Mark Drumbl (Faculty of Law, Washington and Lee University), Karl Hanson (Centre for Children’s Rights Studies, University of Geneva), Trésor Maheshe (Faculty of Law, Catholic University of Bukavu), Christelle Molima (Faculty of Law, Washington and Lee University/University of Geneva).
Memorial in Le Faouët, a commune in north-western France, dedicated to Jean-Corentin Carré (1900-1918), who voluntary engaged in the French Army during World War I at age 15 and who died in aerial combat at age 18.
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