Perpetrator Studies Network


14 March 2016
09:30 - 17:00

Paramilitarism and the State in the 1990s

NIOD: Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam


9:30-10:00  Welcome


10:00-12:00  Conceptual explorations

“Paramilitarism: mass violence, the state, and organized crime”

by Uğur Ümit Üngör

Responses by Ton Robben, Dirk Schuijt, Alette Smeulers


12:00-13:30  Lunch


13:30-15:00  Turkey, 1984-1999

“Paramilitarism, organized crime and the Turkish state in the 1990s”

by Ayhan Işık

Responses by Joost Jongerden, Kerem Öktem, Şemsa Özar


15:00-15:30  Coffee break


15:30-17:00  Yugoslavia, 1991-1999

“Serb(ian) paramilitary forces and their ties to the Belgrade regime”

by Iva Vukušić

Responses by Tomislav Dulić, James Gow, Christian Nielsen


17:00  Drinks