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The second seminar of the series will hear from Professor Lucas Lixinski (UNSW) and Dr Maria Elander (LaTrobe) and is entitled "Community: Culture, Identities and Memories"

Event details of Unpacking Transitional Justice: International Law, Memory, Power Seminar Series
Date 21 April 2021
Time 09:00 -10:00
Organised by Dr Eliana Cusato

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Seminar 2. Community: culture, identities, and memories


Lucas Lixinski is a Professor at the Faculty of Law and Justice, UNSW Sydney. Prior to joining UNSW, he was a Postgraduate Fellow at the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at the University of Texas School of Law. He holds a PhD in International Law from the European University Institute (Florence, Italy), an LLM in Human Rights Law from Central European University (Budapest, Hungary), and an LLB from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil). He researches and teaches across a range of fields in international law, primarily international cultural heritage law and international human rights law. 

Dr Maria Elander is a senior lecturer at La Trobe Law School, Melbourne. Her research is primarily in the broader field of international criminal justice, and engages with theories in cultural and feminist legal studies. Her work examines questions of representation and its limits (victimhood, gender and the visual), and has to date focused primarily on the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia.

The seminar series ‘Unpacking Transitional Justice: International Law, Memory, and Power’ is convened by Dr Eliana Cusato and Valeria Vázquez Guevara.

The aim of the Series is to bring together scholars from around the world employing interdisciplinary and critical approaches to the study of transitional justice and international law, broadly understood. The relationship between international law and societies ‘in transition’ has been subject to increased scholarly interest over the past years. By exploring how international law, memory, and power interact in current responses to the violence of the ‘past’, the Series intends to push the conversation forward, as well as build new research networks and opportunities for collaboration.