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Reference : V-F-CR-F-01884-A(3)
Date : 06/2017
Country/Region : SWITZERLAND
Title : Old pain, new demons : thinking torture and dignity tpday, Humanitarium Geneva, 26 June 2017
Duration : 00:23:45
Director : FELL, Nicola Eva
Person appearing :
WERNTZ, Mary (deputy director of operations, ICRC)
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Production company : ICRC
ICRC producer :
FELL, Nicola Eva
Cameraman : KHAWEJA, Yara
Editor : AUDEOUD, Tristan
Production reference : AV662A
Description : On 26 June 2017, on the occasion of the International day in dupport of victims of torture, the ICRC will convene a discussion at the Humanitarium between leading philosophers to address the role of torture in contemporary thought and practice. The panel will explore torture from the vantage points of dignity, evil and the body in pain. In doing so, the discussion will contribute to ongoing debates about the prominence of torture and how best to influence and educate about it today. The event is part of the ICRC conference cycle on "Generating respect for the law", which aims at addressing the importance of IHL and prevention efforts.
Introduction : Mary Werntz : deputy director of operations, ICRC
Moderator : Professor Brad Evans : reader in political violence, Bristol University
Panelists :
Elaine Scarry : professor of aesthetics and general theory of value, Harvard University
Simona Forti : professor of history of political philosophy, University of Eastern Piedmont
Jay Bernstein : distinguished professor of philosophy, New York New School for social research
Original language : English
English title : Old pain, new demons : thinking torture and dignity tpday, Humanitarium Geneva, 26 June 2017
Colour/B&W : colour
SD/HD : HD
Resolution : 1920 x 1080
Aspect ratio : 16/9
Original material/format : ProRes 422
Best material/format available : ProRes 422

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