Alette Smeulers has regularly given lectures in the Netherlands and abroad. If you are interested in a lecture or workshop please contact me: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    

 

Lezingen

 

Keynotes

2016 'Men or monster', Key note presentation at Conference on Collective violence in Marburg, Germany, 20 October 2016
2016 'State crime: from Auschwitz to ISIS', keynote presentation at conference of the European Society of Criminology, 24 September 2016
2016 'What we can learn from perpetrators', Expert-meeting iCourts, Copenhagen, Denmark, 10 June 2016
2016 'Deconstructing the myth of pure evil', Conference Brussels, 8 April 2016
2016 'Guantanamo Bay and the War on Terror', Amnetsy international Groningen, 22 March 2016
2015 'Typology of perpetrators', Seminar CICJ-VU, Amsterdam, 30 November 2015
2015 'Causes of torture and how we can fight it', Conference Helsinki Committee Netherlands, 8 May 2015
2014 'Perpetrators of international crimes', Seminar Criminal Justice Centre, Warwick University, 19 September 2014
2014 'Daders', Dutch Police Squad on International Crimes, Woerden, 1 July 2014
2014 'The rise of new powerful armed groups', Expert Meeting Tilburg University, Tilburg, June 2014.
2014 'Law-abiding crminals and their leaders', Association of Defence Council - International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY), March 2014
2013 'Perpetrator typology and its use for crminal investigations', International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague, October, 2013 
2013         ‘Sixty Five years of international criminal justice’, Supranational Criminal Law Lectures, The Hague, June 2013
2013 ‘The Criminology of International Crimes’, ALCN-Network Conference in Nyanza, Rwanda, March 2013
2012 ‘The International Criminal justice system: functioning, accomplishments and deterrent effect,’ Leeds University, United Kingdom, November 2012.
2012 ‘In opdracht van de staat’, Inaugural speech, Tilburg University, April 2012
2011 ‘Where is criminology in transitional justice’, Brussels, Belgium, December 2011.
2009 ‘Attributing guilt and sentencing of various types of perpetrators’ Expert-meeting, Amsterdam, June 2009 (together with B. Holà)
2009 ‘Individuele aansprakelijkheid versus collectieve verantwoordelijkheid’, Symposium Tilburg University, December 2009
2009 ‘Genocide en andere internationale misdrijven: de ultieme vorm van state crime’, Criminology students Association, Leiden, November 2009.
2008 ‘Internationale misdrijven – het grote kwaad: een andere vorm van criminaliteit?, Conference Dutch Society of Criminology, Leiden, June 2008.
2007 ‘Perpetrators of international crimes and other gross human rights violations – Towards a typology’, Expert-meeting, Maastricht April 2007.
2005 ‘Europees aanhoudingsbevel: van uitlevering naar overlevering’ UniversityUtrecht, June 2005.
2004 ‘The principal of mutual trust’, Asser Institute The Hague, June 2004.
2004 ‘The individual as a subject of international criminal co-operation’, Internationaal conference Utrecht, November 2004.
2004 ‘Uitlevering en mensenrechten’, Free University Brussels (VUB) Brussels, Belgium, March 2004.
2003 'Protecting individual human rights in the Netherlands', International conference organised by Justice, London, July 2003.
2003 ‘In staat van uitlevering’ Society of International Criminal Law Amsterdam November 2003.
1998 'Het gezicht van de beul', Amnesty International in Leeuwarden, April 1998.
1996 'Het gezicht van de beul', Amnesty International, in November 1996.
1992 'Das Menschbild nach Auschwitz' Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, October 1992.

 

Presentations at national and international conferences

 

2014
'Female perpetrators - ordinary or extra-ordinary women?', Conference Women in and at war, Warwick University, United Kingdom, 19 September 2014
2014
'Perpetrator groups', Conference European Society of Criminology, Prague, 11 September 2014
2014
'The micro-dynamics of mass atrocities', Conference of International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP), Rime, Italy, 19 June 2014. 
2014
'Internationale misdrijven een mannenzaak?', Dutch Society of Criminology, Leiden, 12 June 2014 
2013            
 ‘Criminal Masterminds’, international congress of the International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS), Siena, Italy, 19 June 2013.                                  
2012
‘How do perpetrators justify atrocities’, international annual conference of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP), Chicago, US, 6 July 2012.
2012
‘Groepsdynamiek en de genocide in Rwanda’, Dutch Society of Criminology, Leiden 14 June 2012.
2012
‘When victims become perpetrators’, Conference World Society of Victimology in The Hague, 24 May 2012.
2011
‘Female perpetrators of international crimes’, International Association of Genocide Scholars, Buenos Aires, Argenitina 19 July 2011.
2009
‘Criminology discovers international criminal law’, ISA-conference in New York, United States on 15 February 2009 (together with Barbora Holà).
2008
‘Violence’ workshop European Master’s degree in Human Rights and democratization (EIUC) in Venece, Italy on 30-31 October 2008.
2008
‘Abuse at Abu Ghraib: a few bad apples?’ European Society for Criminology conference in Edinburgh in Scotland, 4 September 2008.
2008
‘Abu Ghraib en de War on terror’, Dutch Society of Criminology, Leiden, 19 June 2008.
2008
‘International Crimes and Criminology’ University of Cape Town (Zuid-Afrika) on 28 April 2008
2007
‘Violence’, workshop European Master’s degree in Human Rights and democratization (EIUC) te Venice, Italy on 20-21 December 2007
2007
‘Functional bureaucrats and the commission of state crime’, American Society of Criminology (ASC) conference, in Atlanta, United States on 14 November 2007.
2007
Discussant Roundtable getiteld ‘The state of state crime’, American Society of Criminology conference, Atlanta, United States on 14 November 2007.
2007
Discussant Session International crimes, state crime and international legal response, American Society of Criminology conference, Atlanta on 15 November 2007.
2007
Discussant Roundtable: The state of state crime II, American Society of Criminology conference, in Atlanta on 17 November 2007.
2007
‘Perpetrators in former Yugoslavia’, European Society of Criminology conference, in Bologna, Italy on 29 September 2007 (with Tom van de Laar)
2007
‘Perpetrators motives’, International Association of Genocide Scholars Conference, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina on 12 July 2007
2007
‘Daders en daders’, Dutch Society of Criminology, Leiden on 14 June 2007.
2006
‘Prosecution of international crimes’, University College Maastricht, 11 December 2006.
2006
‘Violence’ workshop European Master’s degree in Human Rights and democratization (EIUC) in Venice, Italy on 19-20 October 2006.
2006
‘The banality of evil – revisited’, European Society of Criminology conference in Tübingen, Germany on 26 August 2006
2006
‘Veni, Vidi, Vici’ presentatie op Grote Gelddag, Maastricht University on 21 June 2006.
2006
‘The banality of evil on trial’, World Congres of Criminology conference, Stockholm, Sweden on 18 June 2006.
2005
Violence, worksop European Master’s degree in Human Rights and democratization (EIUC), Venice, Italy on 28-30 September 2005
2005
‘A typology of perpetrators of international crimes’, European Society of Criminology conference, in Cracow, Poland on 2 September 2005.
2005
‘Folteraars en individuele strafrechtelijke aansprakelijkheid’, University of Leiden on 24 May 2005.
2005
‘Bescherming van de mensenrechten in het internationale strafrecht’ PAO course – Maastricht on 28 April 2005.
2005
'Alternatives to prosecution’ International summer school on supranational criminal law, TMC Asser Institute and the rotius Center  in The Hague on 4 July 2005.
2004
‘Forms, functions and effects of political violence’ University of Utrecht on 30 November 2004
2004
‘Transforming societies’ University College Maastricht on 27 May 2004.
2004
‘In staat van uitlevering’ University of Leiden on 25 May 2004.
2004
‘Bystanders’, University College Maastricht on 13 May 2004.
2004
‘Gemeenschappelijke onderzoeksteams’, PAO- Court of Maastricht on 19 January 2004.
2003
'Mensenrechten en het EAB' PAO Court of Maastricht: Van uitlevering naar overlevering in Maastricht on 30 October 2003.
2003
'Daders van mensenrechtenschendingen' Koninklijke Marechaussee in Maastricht on 15 July 2003.
2003
‘In staat van uitlevering' University Leiden on 3 June 2003.
2003
'Transforming societies' University College Maastricht on 28 May 2003.
2002
‘NGO’s als informatieverschaffer’ School of Human Rights, Tilburg on 15 November 2002 (together with F. Grünfeld).
2002
'Uitlevering en het Europees Aanhoudingsbevel' School of Human rights: on 19 April 2002.
2002
'What transforms perpetrators into gross human right violators?', ECPR-conference, Turin, Italy from 22-27 March 2002.
2001
'Schengen acquis en het EVRM' PAO- court of Maastricht on 30 March 2001.
2001
Lecture organization of students Aims, Aegee te Maastricht: 'An introduction to universal jurisdiction' on 13 November 2001.
2001
Chair of panel entiteled: 'De internationale dimensie' op het congres legitieme strafvordering in Maastricht, 1 June 2001.
2000
‘Perpetrators’ Teikyo University, Maastricht on 13 March 2000
1999
‘Perpetrators’ Teikyo University Maastricht in December 1999
1999
'Perpetrators of gross human rights violations' Guestlecture to visiting students from Central Missouri State University, Maastricht on 25 May 1999.
1999
'The role of the perpetrator and the bystander in gross human right violations', Yad Vashem conference, Jerusalem 1999 (together with  F. Grünfeld)
1998
‘The Greek torture school’, European master program (EIUC) Venice, Italy December 1998
1998
‘Torture’ Teikyo University, Maastricht March 1998
1997
'Torture’ lezing op de Teikyo University, Maastricht in December 1997
1997
‘The Greek torture school’ European Masters degree in Human Rights and Democratization, Venice, Italy December 1997
1996
Presentation at PhD day School of Human Rights, Maastricht: 'Wie zijn de beulen en folteraars?' on 20 December 1996.
1996
‘Grove schendingen van de rechten van de mens en onderzoek naar de oorzaken daarvan’. Free University Brussels (VUB) Brussels, Belgium in April 1996.
1996
'Uitlevering en de rechten van de mens' PhD-day, School of Human Rights, Maastricht in February 1996.
1996
‘Health care under siege’, Expert meeting on medical neutrality organized by the Johannes Wier Stichting on 12 January 1996.
1995
Grove schendingen van de rechten van de mens en onderzoek naar de oorzaken daarvan. Free University of Brussels (VUB), Brussels, Belgium in April 1995.