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Sarajevo, 4-6 October 2007


Thursday, 4 October 2007


13:00 - 16:00 Registration


16:00 - 16:30 Word of welcome and conference opening

Morgiana Brading, University of Sarajevo

Wolfgang Benedek, ETC Graz

Christopher Daase, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich


16:30 - 17:30 Key note speaker

Peter Andreas, Brown University

Blue helmets and black markets: the business of survival in besieged Sarajevo


17:30 - 17:45 Coffee break


17:45 - 19:30 Presentations: The ambivalent impact of the international community on post conflict peace building 

Chair: Morgiana Brading

Drew Engel, Prosecutor`s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Special Department for Organized Crime, Economic Crimes and Corruption (SDOC)

The Interactions of the international community, state institutions, civil society, and illegal organizations and their impacts upon post-conflict capacity building in the justice system in Bosnia

Nicholas Dorn, Cardiff University

Multi-source governance and the Balkans: inter-state relations, solidaristic mechanisms and cosmopolitan networks in the formation of administrative measures and criminal law

Amel Fako, University of Sarajevo

The role of external actors in the fight against trafficking in persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina   


Friday, 5 October 2007


09:00 - 10:45 Presentations: Transnational criminal and terrorist networks

Chair: Petrus van Duyne

Lisa Muftic, University of North Texas

Preventing transnational sex trafficking for women and girls at risk in post-conflict societies

Iztok Prezelj, University of Ljubljana

Smuggling of people, drugs and weapons on the Balkan smuggling route: findings from Slovenia

Uros Svete, University of Ljubljana

Internet as a new space for waging a war? the case of the Islamic fundamentalists and their opponents


10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break


11:15 - 13:00 Presentations: Political and juridical issues

Chair: Lada Sadikovic

Vlado Azinovic, Radio Free Europe

Challenges to international security: the case of Bosnia-Herzegovina

Vlado Dedovic, University of Podgorica

Regional stability and national security in the process of EU enlargements to the Balkans: Euro-Atlantic dimension of Montenegrin independence 

Zarije Seizovic, University of Zenica

Constitutional reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina: "civil state" of constituent peoples


13:00 - 14:30 Lunch


14:30 - 15:30 Key note speaker

Juan Diaz, CSSP Project Integrative Mediation in South Eastern Europe

In the hands of local leaders: identity, rule of law and responsibility


15:30 - 17:15 Presentations: States, spoilers and conflict transformation

Chair: Christopher Daase

Ulrich Schneckener, German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Dealing with armed non-state actors: characteristics, conditions and counter-strategies

Georgios Kolliarakis, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

The ambivalence of networks and the dilemmas of conflict regulation

Lyubov Mincheva, University of Sofia

Unholy trinities? Political and criminal linkages between trans-state terrorism, criminal networks and national liberation movements  


17:15 - 17:45 Coffee break


17:45 - 19:30 Presentations: The dynamics of long term peace-building 

Chair: Wolfgang Benedek

Michel Horelt and Judith Renner, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Turning victor into offender: the relevance of collective memory for post-conflict cooperation  

Nancy Grosselfinger, International League for Human Rights

The UN plan for the long term convicted war criminals of the ICTY 

Cornelius Friesendorf and Ursula Schroeder, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

The scope and limits of implementation research: assessing international counter-crime policies in Bosnia 


19:30 - 19:35 Closure


Saturday, 6 October 2007


09:00 - 10:45 Presentations: Security governance and security sector reform

Chair: Nicholas Dorn

Garren Mulloy, Daito Bunka University

Adapting militaries to peacekeeping and policing roles 

Susan Penksa, Westmont College

Police reform: strengthening the capacity of Bosnia and Herzegovina to fight crime

Islam Yusufi, University of Sheffield

The reforms processes in the area of security sector and their influence on the security governance 


10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break


11:15 - 13:30 Contemporary developments and future perspectives in the Western Balkan region

 Wolfgang Benedek, ETC Graz 

 Christopher Daase, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich 

 Peter Andreas, Brown University 

 Juan Diaz, CSSP Project Integrative Mediation in South Eastern Europe 

 Heikki Wendorf, Prosecutor`s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina 

 Samir Rizvo, Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina 

 Dejan Vanjek, Interpol 

 Theodore Leggett, UNODC 

 Angela Liberatore, European Commission


13:35 Closure


13:35 - 14:30 HUMSEC meeting


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