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Established by the Liberation War Museum (LWM), Center for the Study of Genocide and Justice (CSGJ) aims to organize and promote research, documentation, study, education and networking on genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Bangladesh and other for recognition, restitution, reparation and healing of victims. The core mission of the Center is to commemorate those who perished in genocide, to celebrate those who survived, to educate upcoming generations and to dedicate its effort to uphold the cause of truth and justice.

The Center is going to organize its 3rd Winter School from 13-19 December 2016 on the theme “Genocide, Justice and the Issue of Impunity”. The school is a seven days’ long residential training program designed to educate 40 graduate students and young professionals from different public and private universities of Law, History, Sociology, International Relations, Peace and Conflict, Political Science and other relevant disciplines in a multi disciplinary approach where the resource persons will be from among the academics, experts and researchers of relevant fields from home and abroad. The method of educating the participants will be through class session, group exercise, group discussion, field trip, documentary film screening, theatre art, mock trial etc.

The course is designed with sessions like concpets of Genocide, Bangldesh Genocide, role of international community regarding the justice process, national trials of international crimes, cases of International Crimes Tribunal – Bangladesh, witness and victims participation in trial, collective memory building, issues of Beerangona, Transitional Justice etc.

Who can apply

To participate in the Winter School, we are calling from the students (Honors 3rd / Final year/ Masters/Masters appeared) and young professionals of relevant disciplines.

Application Process

Please fill up the Application form (download it from HERE), sign and submit with required documents to the Liberation War Museum office (Plot F11/A & F11/B, Civic Centre, Agargaon, Sher e Bangla Nagar, Dhaka- opposite to Pongu Hospital).

The deadline for submitting the application is 10 November 2016.

For any query, please email to the Director of Center for the Study of Genocide and Justice to