KPSRL Annual Conference 2018 on Inequality

As a KPSRL member, I have been invited to attend this year's annual conference organised by the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law (KPSRL); the following text is taken and adopted from www.kpsrl.org/event/inequality-annual-conference-2018 (accessed 7 September 2018): Inequality - Annual KPSRL Conference 2018 Organized by: Secretariat of the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law Location: Bazaar of Ideas, Hoefkade 9, The Hague, the Netherlands Time: Thursday 13 Septembe...
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Global Challenges lecture ‘Yemen – The Forgotten War’

I have been invited to attend the following lecture by Dr. Marina de Regt as part of the Global Challenges lecture series organised by Studium Generale of Leiden University and the Research Centre of Leiden University College; the following text is taken and adopted from www.universiteitleiden.nl/studium-generale/programma/global-challenges#wed-5-09-yemen-the-forgotten-war (accessed 15-8-2018). Global Challenges A series of lectures on current issues in world politics - every first or second W...
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KPSRL lecture by Zahed Yousef on online visual platform Dialectiq

As a KPSRL member, I have been invited to attend the following lecture organised by the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law (KPSRL); the following text is taken and adopted from www.kpsrl.org/event/dialectiq-an-online-visual-platform-to-explore-power-and-relational-dynamics  (accessed 2-6-2018). Dialectiq - An online visual platform to explore power and relational dynamics Zeestraat 100 (2nd floor) in The Hague, the Netherlands on 5 June 2018, between 13.00 – 15.00h. Togeth...
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Lecture ‘Brutalisation in Armed Conflict’ at Krakow, Poland

On the invitation of Prof. Tadeusz Czekalski (tadeusz.czekalski@uj.edu.pl), I held a a lecture on 'Brutalisation in Armed Conflict' at the Institute of History of the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, on March 29th, 2018 (see poster shown below). For this lecture, I made use of a recent summary of my PhD research, which in turn forms part of my larger, i.e. overall and ongoing Brutalisation research project (see phd-proposal-caspar-ten-dam-march-2018). The diagrams shown further below m...
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KPSRL lecture by Mary Kaldor on Second Generation Human Security

As a KPSRL member, I have been invited to attend the following lecture organized by the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law (KPSRL); the following text is taken and adopted from www.kpsrl.org/events/events-event/t/public-lecture-mary-kaldor-second-generation-human-security (earlier online version). Public Lecture: Mary Kaldor on "Second Generation Human Security" Organized by: Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law Location and time: IDLO headquarters at Hofweg 9-E, 2511 Th...
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Edwin Giltay

© photo Marco Bakker I first met Caspar ten Dam on 11 June 2015 at a symposium of ProDemos in The Hague. At this event we discussed the genocide of Srebrenica in 1995 during the Bosnian War. I have come to like Caspar. Also, he is very knowledgeable on affairs in the Balkans and elsewhere, offering his many insights as a conflict analyst. Caspar was one of my friends who offered me advice and support during the difficult days when my book De doofpotgeneraal (The Cover-up General) was banne...
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Commemoration Start Syrian Revolution in Amsterdam

Demonstration and Commemoration of the Start of the Syrian Revolution in Amsterdam on 20 March 2016   This concerns a short account of the Commemoration on the start of the Syrian Revolution on 15 March 2011, organized by the Syrian Committee in the Netherlands (www.syrischecomite.nl) on March 20th 2016 at the Westermarkt in Amsterdam (12:00 - 13:30), followed by a debate co-organized by Amnesty International in the Netherlands (13:00 - 17:00) At this juncture and regarding the described ...
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Annual conference Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law, 2016

Annual Conference 2016 of the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law Overall theme: Hard Contexts, Hard Choices Thursday, April 7, 2016, from 8:30 AM til 19:00 PM Venue: The Hague Institute for Global Justice Sophialaan 10, The Hague, the Netherlands Based on a broad international orientation and engagement, the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law (KPSRL) aims to inform The Netherlands development policy and its implementation in fragile and conflict affected settings. The...
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