Conference: Chechnya After The War
THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED
The list of speakers is confirmed in the programme
Date: 27 November 2008Time: 9:30 AM
Finishes: 27 November 2008Time: 6:00 PM
Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre
Type of Event: Conference
A panel of experts and distinguished speakers will be setting the present situation in context. Many aspects of the current situation will be explored with particular emphasis on the humanitarian situation, using relevant material, information and experience. They will explain and convey a better understanding of what is going on in Chechnya at present and what the future is likely to hold for the area.
This is an important one day conference in which a panel of experts and distinguished speakers will be setting the present post-war situation, humanitarian, social and political in context.
|9:30||Professor Donald Rayfield (MARCCH Chairman)||Words of Welcome|
|9:45||Lord Judd (ex Rapporteur on Chechnya for Council of Europe)||Introduces morning speakers|
|10:00||Dr Zukhra Kharkimova (Deputy Health Minister of Chechnya)||The present state of Health services and medical situation in Chechnya|
|10:20||Elena Burtina (Civic Assistance Committee)||Psychological and professional rehabilitation in mountain villages|
|11:10||Willem de Jonge (Head of Mission in Russia for MSF)||Chechnya, no longer a humanitarian disaster, but is this progress sustainable?|
|11:35||Professor John Russell (Bradford University)||Kadyrov, the first 500 days|
|11:55||Q & A session|
|13:45||Lord Rea (Labour Peer)||Introduces afternoon speakers|
|14:00||Cerwyn Moore (Birmingham University)||Assessing the radicalisation and legacy of the Chechen insurgency|
|14:20||Murad Batal (Chechen-Jordanian Journalist, BBC)||Islam and Humanitarian aid in Chechnya|
|14:40||Tony Wood (Assistant Editor, New Left Review)||The spectre of comparisons, Chechnya and the Russian-Georgian war|
|15:00||Tea/ Coffee Break|
|15:45||Akhmed Zakaev (ex minister of Chechnya)||Present day Chechnya and the broader context|
|16:05||Tom Porteous (Human Rights Watch, London)||Human Rights Watch's perspective on Chechnya|
|16:25||Q & A Session|
To Book a Place
To book a place, or for further information, please call MARCCH on 020 8883 8999 or visit their web site on www.marcch.org
Ticket Price: £15 or Free for students, OAPs and those on benefit.
Payment by cash or cheque ACCEPTED.
Marcch, Medical Aid and Relief for Children of Chechnya, www.marcch.org (ref: 1086499)
Organiser: Medical Aid and Relief for the Children of Chechnya (MARCCH)