(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia of interest) On April 24th & 25th 2009 the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland-Galway, in association with the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, University of Dundee, will host a conference on Human Rights and Forensic Science. This one and a half day conference will explore current and potential future application of forensic science disciplines in the field of human rights. Issues of both a practical and theoretical nature will be discussed and a range of speakers will include significant scholars from various fields including law, sociology, medicine and forensic anthropology.
Confirmed speakers include Professors Marie Cassidy, the Irish State Pathologist, Sue Black, Head of the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification at the University of Dundee, and William Schabas, Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights.
The conference will be divided into five thematic panels: war crimes and forensic investigations; human identification; sexual violence and forensic evidence; investigations of ongoing human rights violations, war crimes and crimes against humanity, and fair trial issues.
Further information is available here, or you can contact the conference organisers Eadaoin O'Brien at email@example.com or Niamh Hayes at firstname.lastname@example.org.