Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies /University of Sarajevo
ERMA - European Regional Master in Human Rights and Democracy in Southeast Europe
Universities of Sarajevo and Bologna, 2002-2007
University of Sarajevo, Institute for the Research of Crimes Against Humanity and International Law, 2008

M.A.COURSE: "War Crimes, Genocide and Memories /
The Roots of Evil: I Want to Understand"
The course was established in 2002 by Janja Bec-Neumann
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  Library of Books  

These books are donated by Open Society Fund
Bosnia and Hercegovina

(1) ADLER, NANCI. (2004), "Beyond the Soviet System: The Gulag Survivor"
(2) AGAMBEN, GIORGIO (1998), "Homo Sacer : Sovereign Power and Bare Life"
(3) ARENDT, HANNAH ( 1993 ), "Besuch in Deutschland"
(4) BALAKIAN, PETER. (2003) "Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response"
(5) BALAKIAN, PETER. (1997) "Black Dog of Fate: An American Son Uncovers His Armenian Past"
(6) BAR-ON, DAN. (1995), "Fear and Hope: Three Generations of the Holocaust"
(7) BAR-ON, DAN. (1991), "Legacy of Silence: Encounters with Children of the Third Reich"
(8) BAR-ON, DAN. (1999), "The Indescribable and the Undiscussable"
(9) BAUMEISTER, ROY. (1996), "Evil: Inside Human Cruelty and Violence"
(10) BE^, JANJA. (1997), "The Shattering of the Soul"
(11) BE^, JANJA. (2004), "Archipelago Atlantis"
(12) BERMAN, MORRIS. (2000), "The Twilight Light of American Culture"
(13) BIGGAR, NIGEL (Ed.). (2001), "Burying the Past: Making Peace and doing Justice after Civil Conflicts"
(14) BROWNING, CHRISTOPHER. (1992), "Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland"
(15) BORAINE, ALEX. (2000), "A Country Unmasked: Inside South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission"
(16) BOYDEN, JO & SARA GIBBS. (1997), "Children of War: Responses to Psycho-Social Distress in Cambodia"
(17) BOYLE, A.FRANCIS (2000), "The Bosnian People charge Genocide"
(18) BROWNMILLER, SUSAN (1975),"Against our Will: Men, Women and Rape"
(19) CELAN, PAUL. (1995), "Selected Poems"
(20) CHALK, FRANK & JONASSOHN, KURT. (1990), "The History and Sociology of Genocide"
(21) COHEN, STANLEY. (2001), "State of Denial"
(22) DI CAPRIO, LISA& WEISNER, MERRY (2001), "Lives and Voices: Sources in European Women's History"
(23) DONALD, D., DAWES, A. and LOUW, J. (2000), "Addressing Childhood Adversity"
(24) EHRENREICH, BARBARA. (1997), "Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of the War"
(25) ELON, AMOS. (2002), "The Pity of It All; A Portrait of Jews in Germany 1743-1933"
(26) FEIN, HELEN. (1979), "Accounting for Genocide"
(27) GLOVER, JOHNATAN. (1999), "Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century"
(1999), "Guatemala: Memory of Silence", Report of the Commission for Historical Clarification: Conclusions and Recommendations
(29) HAYNER, PRISCILLA. (2002), "Unspeakable Truths: Facing the Challenge of Truth Commissions"( paper edition of the book " Unspeakable Truths: Confronting State Terror and Atrocity ")
(30) HENSON, MARIA ROSA (1996),"Comfort Woman: Slave of Destiny"
(31) Ed. IFI AMADIUME & ABDULLAHI AN-NA'IM. (2000), "The Politics of Memory: Truth, Healing and Social Justice"
(32) JASPERS, KARL. (2000), "The Question of German Guilt"
(33) Ed. KIESER, HANS-LUKAS and SCHALLER, DOMINIK J.  (2000), "The Armenian Genocide and the Shoah"
(34) KUPER, LEO. (1981), "Genocide; Its Political Use in the Twentieth Century"
(35) LEVI, PRIMO. (1990), "If this is a Man"
(36) LORENTZEN, LOIS ANN & JENIFER TURPIN. (1998), "The Women and War Reader"
(37) MANN, KLAUS. (1993), "The Ordeal of European Intellectuals"
(38) MANN, ERIKA & KLAUS (1991), "Escape to Life"
(39) MANN, MICHAEL. (2004), "Dark Side of Democracy"
(40) MANI, RAMA. (2002), "Beyond Retribution: Seeking Justice in the Shadows of War"
(41) MAMDANI, MAHMOOD. (2001), "When Victims become Killers: Colonialism, Nativism and the Genocide in Rwanda"
(42) MELSON, ROBERT. (1992), "Revolution and Genocide; On the Origins of the Armenian Genocide and Holocaust"
(43) MINOW, MARTHA. (1998), "Between Vengeance and Forgiveness: Facing History after Genocide and Mass Violence"
(44) NEIER, ARYER (1998), "War Crimes: Brutality, Genocide, Terror, and the Struggle for Justice"
(45) NORDSTROM, CAROLYN. (2004), "Shadows of the War. Violence, Power and International Profiteering in the Twenty- First Century"
(46) NOVICK, PETER. (1999), "The Holocaust in American Life"
(47) NUNCA MAS: (1986), "The Report of the Argentine National Commission on the Disappeared"
(48) POWER, SAMANTHA. (2003), "A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide"
(50) RUMMEL, RUDOLPH J. (2006), "Death by Government"
(51) SAGE, STEVEN (2006),"Ibsen and Hitler"
(52) Ed. SANCHO, NELIA (1994), "In the Court of Women: Asia Tribunal on Women's Human Rights in Tokyo"
(53) SEN, AMARTYA KUMAR. (2002), "India: Development and Participation"
(54) SERENY, GITA. (1974), "Into that Darkness: From Mercy Killing to Mass Murder"
(55) SHABAS, WILLIAM (2001),"An Introduction to the International Criminal Court"
(56) SONTAG, SUSAN. (2003), "Regarding the Pain of Others"      
(57) STAUB, ERVIN. (1989), "The Roots of Evil: The Origins of Genocide and Other Group Violence"
(58) SULJAGI], EMIR. (2005), "Postcards from the Grave"
(59) TRUTH COMMISSIONS: "A Comparative Assessment. An Interdisciplinary Discussion Held at Harvard Law School in May 1996"
(60) TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION. "Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa Report". (1999)
(61) TUSHEN, MEREDITH & C. TWAGI MARIYA. (1998), "What Women Do in Wartime: Gender and Conflict in Africa"
(62) TUTU, DESMOND. (1999), "No Future without Forgiveness"
(63) VILLA-VICENCIO, CHARLES & VERWOERD, WILHELM. Eds., (2000), "Looking Back Reaching Forward: Reflections on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa"
(64) WALLER, JAMES. (2002), "Becoming Evil; How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Killing"
(65) WALLERSTEIN, IMMANUEL. (2003), "The Decline of American Power"
(66) WIESEL, ELIE. (1968), "Legends of our Time"  
(67) "1000 Peace Women across the Globe" (2005), Foreword: Ruth Gabi Vermot-Mangold

  Library of Films  

(1) "Ararat", Atom Egoyan (2002)
(2) "Ghosts of Rwanda", David Fanning (2004)
(3) "Hotel Rwanda", Terry George (2004)
(4) "The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine", Rithy Panh (2002)
(5) "The Long Way Home", Mark Jonathan Harris (1997)
(6) "Shoah", Claude Lanzmann (1985)
(7) "Nowhere in Africa", Caroline Link (2001)
(8) "The Last Days", James Moll (1998)
(9) "Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter Jr.", Errol Morris (1999)
(10) "Sophie's Choice", Alan J. Pakula (1982)
(11) "Sometimes in April", Raoul Peck (2005)
(12) "The Pianist", Roman Polanski (2002)
(13) "Official Story", Luis Puenzo (1985)
(14) "Hiroshima, My Love", Alain Resnais (1959)
(15) "Night and Fog", Alain Resnais (1955)
(16) "Red Berets", Filip Schwarm (2006)
(17) "Schindler's List", Steven Spielberg (1993)
(18) "Sunshine", Istvan Szabo (1999)
(19) "Father", Istvan Szabo (1966)
(20) "Taking Sides", Istvan Szabo (2001)
(21) "Mephisto", Istvan Szabo (1981)
(22) "Ivan's Childhood", Andrey Tarkovski (1962)
(23) "Europa", Lars von Trier (1991)

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AUTHOR: Janja Bec-Neumann, Sociologist Ph.D. //COURSE DIRECTORS: Richard Goldstone, South Africa, Estella Carlotto, Mothers of disappeared in the Plaza dell Mayo, Argentina, Dan Bar-On, Israel, Rosallina Tuyuc, Coordinatora Nacional de Viudas de Guatemala, Guatemala, Irae Baptista Lundin, University of Maputo, Mozambique, Aernout van Lynden, American University, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, Peter Riedesser, University of Hamburg, Germany, Nanci Adler, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Amsterdam and Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Holland, Zdravko Grebo, Centre for Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Mario Lopez Martinez, University of Granada, Spain, Leonardo Franko, University of Lanas, Buenos Aires, Argentina and Janja Bec-Neumann This web site was donated to the 2005 and 2006 MA Course by the Goethe Institute, Office Sarajevo and to the 2006 MA Course by the Open Society Institute, New York, NY, USA