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Young Researchers Workshops onTerrorism and Belligerency

1st  workshop: September 2016 - see here
2nd Workshop: February - 2018 - see here

 

3rd Young Researchers Workshop on Terrorism and Belligerency

February 4-14 - 2019 

General

The program included 5 workshop sessions: February 4, 7, 10, 12, and 14, and a field trip.

Participation in the event was by invitation only. The organizer and coordinator of the workshop was Ido Rosenzweig, Director of Research (Terrorism, Belligerency and Cyber) at the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

Some of the sessions of the workshop were streamed live and are available on the Minerva Center RLuEC YouTube Channel

For short biographies of participants see here

Program

Day 1 - Monday, February 4

10:00 – 10:15: Prof. Eli Salzberger, Director Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions (RLEC), Faculty of Law, University of Haifa: Opening remarks

10:15 – 11:45: Guest lecture: Emanuela Chiara Gillard, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict, Chatham House Report on Proportionality in The Conduct of Hostilities - Key Points
Link to YouTube video

11:45 – 12:00: Coffee break

12:00- 13:30: Mr. Rajesh Kumar, University of Delhi, Analyzing the Legal Architecture to Deal with Terrorism & Belligerency under India's Constitutional Structure.
                       Respondent:  Dr. Yael Berda.
Link to YouTube video

13:15 – 14:30: Lunch

14:30 – 16:00: Mr. Elad Gil, Duke Law School, The Regulation of Counterterrorism Targeting: a Comparative Perspective .
                         Respondent: Dr. Ziv Bohrer, Bar-Ilan University.
Link to YouTube video

16:00 – 16:15: Coffee break

16:15 – 18:00: Guest lecture: Prof. Yuval Shany, Chairperson of the UN Human Rights Committee, Vice-President Israel Democracy Institute, Faculty of law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Security detention and Human Rights Law.
Link toYouTube video

19:00             : Dinner 

  

Day 2 - Thursday, February 7:

10:00 – 10:15: Gathering

10:15 – 11:45: Ms. Hannah Kiel, Free University Berlin, Arms Transfers to the Syrian Opposition: Political Instruments with Legal Consequences?  
                         Respondent:  Emanuela Chiara Gillard
Link to YouTube video

11:45 – 12:00: Coffee break

12:00 – 13:30: Guest lecture: Dr. Eliav Lieblich, Tel Aviv University, On The Continuous and Concurrent Application of Ad Bellum and In Bello Proportionality
Link to YouTube video

13:30 – 14:30: Lunch

14:30 – 16:00: Open discussion: Terrorism, Belligerency and Democracy, National and International Aspects

16:00 – 16:15: Coffee break

16:15 – 18:00: Guest lecture: Prof. Daniel Statman, University of Haifa, Department of Philosophy, Unreliable Protection: Proportionality in Warfare Put to the Test
Link to YouTube video

19:00-               Dinner 

 

Day 3 - Monday, February 11:  

10:00 – 10:15: Gathering

10:15 – 11:45: Mr. Elad Uzan, Tel-Aviv University, International Law and the Morality of Ending Wars.
                         Respondent:  Prof.  Michael Gross, University of Haifa

11:45 – 12:00: Coffee break 

12:00 – 13:30: Guest lecture: Col. (res) Pnina Sharvit-Baruch, The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), Combatting terrorism under the framework of IHL
Link to YouTube video

13:30 – 14:30: Lunch

14:30 – 16:00: Dr. Yumiko Kita, University of Sussex, The Links between Domestic Legislation and Regional Cooperation in Combating Terrorism: An Analysis of Japanese Situation
                         Respondent: Dr. Kimberley Trapp, University College London 
Link to YouTube video

16:00 – 16:15: Coffee break

16:15 – 18:00: Mr. Riccardo Salabé, The Principle of Due Diligence in Cyberspace
                         Respondent:  Mr. Nimrod Karin, The Federmann Cyber Security Center - Cyber Law Program, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Link to YouTube video

19:00 –              Dinner

 

Day 4 - Tuesday, February 12:

10:00 – 10:15: Gathering 

10:15 – 11:45: Mr. Anuar Baltabayev, China Studies Centre, China’s Approach to International Terrorism
                          Respondent: Dr. Kimberley Trapp, University College London

11:45 – 12:00: Coffee break

12:00 – 13:30: Dr. Kire Babanoski, Faculty of security studies, MIT University Skopje, The Threats of Returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters
                         Respondent: Prof. Stefan Oeter, University of Hamburg
Link to YouTube video

13:30 – 14:30: Lunch

14:30 – 15:30: Guest lecture: Dr. Anna Evangelidi, Post-Doc fellow, Minerva RLEC, The Law of Armed Conflict as an other-directed normative regime
Link to YouTube video

 

15:30 – 15:45: Coffee break

15:45 – 16:45: Guest lecture: Mr. Yahli Shershevsky, Post-Doc fellow, Minerva RLEC, International Humanitarian Law-making
Link to YouTube video

16:45 – 17:00:  Coffee break

17:00 – 18:00: Guest lecture: Dr. Sofia Galani, Bristol Law School, Maritime Terrorism in international law
Link to YouTube video

19:00-               Dinner 

 

Day 5 - Thursday, February 14:

10:00 – 10:15: Gathering

10:15 – 11:45: Ms. Barbara EA Korte, Goethe University Frankfurt, Learning communicative counter-terrorism through the lens of information warfare
                         Respondent:  Dr. Alexandra Herfroy-Mischler, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Link to YouTube video

11:45 – 12:00: Coffee break

12:00 – 13:30: Mr. Muhsin Puthan Purayil, University of Hyderabad, India’s Stance on Rohingya Refugees: A Conundrum between Human Rights, Refugee Policy and National Security
                         Respondent:  Ms. Keren Michaeli,  Head of Legal Department, UNHCR (Israel)
Link to YouTube video

13:30 – 14:30: Lunch

14:30 – 16:00: Guest Lecture:  Prof. Stefan Oeter, Minerva RLEC, University of Hamburg, The Prohibition of Excessive Collateral Damage as a Limit to Acts of War and Counter-Terrorism
Link to YouTube video

16:00 – 16:15: Coffee break

16:15 – 18:00: Guest lecture: Mr. Robert Neufeld, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, University of HaifaThe impact of political motives on the legality of actions in current warfare under IHL - on the paradox of necessity in IHL
Link to YouTube video

18:00 – 18:15: Closing remarks: Ido Rosenzweig, Director or Research (Terrorism, Belligerency & Cyber), Minerva RLEC.

19:00-               Dinner 

 

For 3rd Young researchers call for proposals (Feb. 2019) press here