Joint IHL Forum - 6 July 2011

The Joint International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Forum


ALMA and the Radzyner School of Law of the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) would like to invite you to the next session of the Joint International Humanitarian Law Forum. The session will be held on July 6, 2011, between 18:30 - 20:00 in room S4 in the IDC.

In this session we will discuss the issue of:

Women in international criminal law following the conviction of Pauline Nyiramasuhuko for the crime of Genocide by the ICTR

Adv. Sigall Horovitz - ALMA member and formerly the legal adviser for the President of the ICTR will speak on "Women as Perpetrators in the Rwandan Genocide" (see the attached reading material).

Dr. Hilly Mudrick- Even Khen - She'arei Mishpat collage will speak on her joint article with Adv. Alona Hagay-Frey "Silence at the Nuremberg Trials - The IMT at Nuremberg and Sexual Crimes against Women in the Holocaust" (The article will be published soon - see abstract attached)

Adv. Alona Hagay-Frey - IDC will speak on her new book - "Sex and gender crimes in the new international law:past, present, future"

Following the lectures there will be an open round-table discussion.

*Please note that the lectures and the discussion will be conducted in Hebrew.

The Joint International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Forum of ALMA and the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya is an academic round table for an open discussion on IHL related issues.

Each Session will include one or more short lectures following an open round table discussion.

The possible topics for the forum sessions include (inter alia) recently published articles or advanced draft articles, recent relevant court rulings and interesting developments which can be related to IHL. The main lecturers in the Joint Forum are Scholars, PhD candidates and Practitioners from the IHL field.

Those who wish to participate in the meetings of the Joint IHL Forum must register in advance via