April 2, 2012
AMHERST, Mass.—War crimes expert Predrag Dojcinovic, of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), will discuss “History and Politics in Evidence: The Shifting Status of Grand Narratives in War Crimes Trials and the International Law” at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by Amherst’s Lamont Lecture Fund and the University of Connecticut.
Since 1998, Dojcinovic has been working in the linguistic, analytical and research section of the Office of the Prosecutor at ICTY. He has authored numerous articles and has edited several volumes on the cultural and political aspects of the 1991-99 series of armed conflicts in the former Yugoslavia. He most recently published Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law, which addresses the emerging jurisprudence and international law concerning propaganda in war crimes investigations and trials.