Freie Universität Berlin, Habelschwerter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin
Seminarzentrum Room L115

Thursday, 27 September 2018

I. Sentiments of Justice and their Post/colonial States: of Citizens and other Subjects



Olaf Zenker and Jonas Bens

Shame, Suspicion, Humiliation, Nostalgia. About Some Moral/Emotional Categories at the Core of State Functioning and Public Services Delivery in Niger, and Beyond

Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Marseilles)


Coffee break


Land Reform, the Postcolonial State and Contested Sentiments of Justice in the Current Debate on Expropriation Without Compensation in South Africa

Olaf Zenker (Université de Fribourg)


Sensing (Dis)Closure: Forensic Anthropology and Questions of Justice in Post-War Somaliland

Markus Höhne (Universität Leipzig)

12:30-14:00Lunch break

PART II. Transnational Sentiments of Justice: Normative Dis/orders


Making the African Court as an Affective Practice: Pan-Africanism and Its Emotional Regimes

Kamari Clarke (Carleton University, Ottawa)


Humanitarian Ethics at the International Criminal Court

Sara Kendall (University of Kent)

15:30-16:00Coffee break

Transitional Justice Proceedings as Sentiment Modulation Machines: The International Criminal Court in The Hague and Northern Uganda

Jonas Bens (Freie Universität Berlin)


Unjust Infrastructures in Rural Northern Sudan: The Pain of Forced Eviction and the Call for (Trans)national Responsibility

Valerie Hänsch (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Friday 28 September 2018

Part III. Localizing Sentiments of Justice: Re/centering Imaginations


Victimhood, Victimisation and Victims’ Hierarchies: Justice Reasoning and Emotions in Northern Uganda in the Context of the ICC Trial of Dominic Ongwen

Lioba Lenhart (Gulu University)

10:45-11:00Coffee break

One Health in the Playing Field: West African Ebola Regimes and Divergent Scales of Justice

Anita Schroven (Max-Planck-Institut für ethnologische Forschung, Halle/Saale)


A Constitution of the People? Reflections on the Production of Constitutional Sentiments in the Internationalised Constitution-Making Process in South Sudan

Katrin Seidel (Max-Planck-Institut für ethnologische Forschung, Halle/Saale)

12:30-14:00Lunch break

Policing and Sentiments of Justice in Madagascar

Gabriel Scheidecker (Freie Universität Berlin)


Affective Trajectories of Social Justice and Inclusion: Albinism between Local Narratives and Normative Discursive Regimes

Giorgio Brocco (Freie Universität Berlin)

15:30-16:00Coffee break
16:00-16:30Closing Discussion