WAR MAKES MONSTERS: Crime & Criminality in Times of Conflict | 2-3 June 2022

 

Venue: UCD HUMANITIES INSTITUTE | Seminar Room H204

 

THURSDAY, 2 JUNE 2022

 

12:00-13:00 LUNCH/MEET & GREET

 

13:00-14:20 PANEL 1

Wars without End: The World Wars in Golden Age British Crime Fiction

Jessica Meyer, University of Leeds, UK

Dead but Not Buried: Serial Murderer Henri Désiré Landru and a Century of War Critique

Julie M. Powell, University College Dublin, Ireland

 

14:20-14:40 TEA/COFFEE BREAK

 

14:40-16:00 PANEL 2

Criminality in Finland Immediately after the Second World War: Perspectives of the Regional Press, 1944–1949

Katja Pyötsiä, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

The Rhetoric and Politics of Gender-Based Violence in the Interwar French Colonial Press

Angélique Ibáñez Aristondo, City University of New York, US

 

20:00-22:00 DINNER at FIRE Steakhouse & Bar, The Mansion House, Dawson St, Dublin 2

 

 

FRIDAY, 3 JUNE 2022

 

10:00-12:00 PANEL 3

‘Brutal by temperament and taste’: Violence between comrades in the French Army, 1914-1918

Claire Eldridge, University of Leeds, UK

The Algerian Enemy Within: Policing the Black Market in Marseille and Algiers, 1939-1950

Danielle Beaujon, University of Illinois, US

‘A man who has fought cannot be anything but a brave man’: Intimate and family violence in Britain during the First World War’

Chloë Pieters, University College London, UK

 

12:00-13:00 LUNCH

 

13:00-14:20 PANEL 4

Ex Post Facto Criminal Law and the Third Reich

Andrew McKeown, The Honorable Society of King’s Inns, Ireland

War Makes Citizens: Claiming Prisoner, National, and Human Rights in French Prisons during the Algerian War, 1954-1962

Ariel Mond, Rutgers University – New Brunswick, US

 

14:20-14:40 TEA/COFFEE BREAK

 

14:40-16:00 PANEL 5

‘Justice and humanity must be promptly avenged’: from the experience of civil war to the idea of war crimes in Revolutionary France

Joseph Clarke, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Forgiving Monsters? Military Criminality and the Politics of Royal Pardon in 15th- Century France

Quentin Verreycken, University of Louvain, Belgium

 

16:00-16:20 CLOSING DISCUSSION