4th International Scientific Conference of Hawler Medical University
Towards Scientific Identification of Mass Graves and Genocide in Kurdistan Region
Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan Region
3-4 October 2018
Hawler Medical University will conduct its 4th international scientific conference in Erbil city on 3-4 October 2018. This conference will focus on the important issue of genocide and will be held under the theme of "Towards Scientific Identification of Mass Graves and Genocide in Kurdistan Region".
The conference will particulary focus on the following main themes:
- Forensic anthropology
- Recognition of genocide cases of Yazidis
- Mass graves
- Role of DNA and molecular identification of victims
- Legal issues in genocide
- Effect of chemical weapon on the Kurdish people
- Documentation of genocide
- Psychosocial consequences of genocide and post-traumatice stress syndrome
We welcome keynote, research and poster presentations. Participation with research in any of the three languages of Kurdish, Arabic and English is acceptable.
The full research papers of the conference will be published in the proceedings of the conference.
The deadline for the abstract submission is 1 July 2018.
The deadline for registation for the conference is 1 September 2018.
Details about the scientific program and abstract submission will be posted here soon.