BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//EuroSEAS 2022//EN X-WR-CALNAME:EuroSEAS 2022 BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Europe/Paris X-LIC-LOCATION:Europe/Paris BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:+0100 TZOFFSETTO:+0200 DTSTART:19700329T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYMONTH=3;BYDAY=-1SU END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:+0200 TZOFFSETTO:+0100 DTSTART:19701025T030000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYMONTH=10;BYDAY=-1SU END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20240718T224500 UID:euroseas-2022-civilian-resistance-to-mass-atrocities-understanding-non-violent-militant-and-alternative-responses-in-southeast-asia-1 SUMMARY:Civilian resistance to mass atrocities: Understanding non-violent, militant and alternative responses in Southeast Asia (1) LOCATION:Room 3.01 DESCRIPTION:Since the end of the Cold War, and subsequent political changes , several Southeast Asian countries have experienced mass atrocities and se vere human rights abuses. Recent examples include the persecution of civili ans after the military coup in Myanmar. Mass atrocities and widespread huma n rights abuses have also taken place during periods of democratic opening in places such as Indonesia, Timor Leste, the Philippines and Thailand. At the same time, two parallel processes have restricted human rights advocacy in the region: the growing power and influence of China, and a resurgence in populist and authoritarian modes of rule. Against this turbulent backdro p, the panel asks: How have vulnerable groups on the ground resisted threat s of mass atrocities? Is it possible to identify a pattern of resistance st rategies across divergent cases? What kinds of resistance strategies have b een more successful in defending groups against mass atrocities and abuses and under which conditions? How have resistance options been influenced by regional and global political power shifts, alongside national regime chang es? \n\nIn the international policy and research field of mass atrocity pre vention, there is a strong normative emphasis on the duty of outsiders to r escue victim groups either through political pressure, or through more forc eful economic and military measures. However, the reality of mass atrocitie s (understood here as large-scale one-sided violence against civilians) is that victim groups usually need to protect themselves. This is particularly the case in Southeast Asia, where regional actors, most notably ASEAN, hav e shown limited willingness or capacity to respond to atrocity threats in a meaningful way, and the strategic influence of China in the region reduces the leverage of other external actors. There is, therefore, a need to bett er understand the strategies threatened groups employ to protect themselves against atrocities, and how these groups may be able to mobilise support d omestically or internationally.\n\nOur panel invites contributions from sch olars, practitioners, civil society organisers and human rights activists t o discuss resistance strategies towards atrocities and severe human rights abuses in the Southeast Asia region. We particularly encourage contribution s from activists, organisers, junior scholars (including PhD students) and Southeast Asian scholars. URL:https://euroseas2022.org/panels/civilian-resistance-to-mass-atrocities-understanding-non-violent-militant-and-alternative-responses-in-southeast-asia DTSTART;TZID=Europe/Paris:20220629T140000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/Paris:20220629T153000 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20240718T224500 UID:euroseas-2022-civilian-resistance-to-mass-atrocities-understanding-non-violent-militant-and-alternative-responses-in-southeast-asia-2 SUMMARY:Civilian resistance to mass atrocities: Understanding non-violent, militant and alternative responses in Southeast Asia (2) LOCATION:Room 3.01 DESCRIPTION:Since the end of the Cold War, and subsequent political changes , several Southeast Asian countries have experienced mass atrocities and se vere human rights abuses. Recent examples include the persecution of civili ans after the military coup in Myanmar. Mass atrocities and widespread huma n rights abuses have also taken place during periods of democratic opening in places such as Indonesia, Timor Leste, the Philippines and Thailand. At the same time, two parallel processes have restricted human rights advocacy in the region: the growing power and influence of China, and a resurgence in populist and authoritarian modes of rule. Against this turbulent backdro p, the panel asks: How have vulnerable groups on the ground resisted threat s of mass atrocities? Is it possible to identify a pattern of resistance st rategies across divergent cases? What kinds of resistance strategies have b een more successful in defending groups against mass atrocities and abuses and under which conditions? How have resistance options been influenced by regional and global political power shifts, alongside national regime chang es? \n\nIn the international policy and research field of mass atrocity pre vention, there is a strong normative emphasis on the duty of outsiders to r escue victim groups either through political pressure, or through more forc eful economic and military measures. However, the reality of mass atrocitie s (understood here as large-scale one-sided violence against civilians) is that victim groups usually need to protect themselves. This is particularly the case in Southeast Asia, where regional actors, most notably ASEAN, hav e shown limited willingness or capacity to respond to atrocity threats in a meaningful way, and the strategic influence of China in the region reduces the leverage of other external actors. There is, therefore, a need to bett er understand the strategies threatened groups employ to protect themselves against atrocities, and how these groups may be able to mobilise support d omestically or internationally.\n\nOur panel invites contributions from sch olars, practitioners, civil society organisers and human rights activists t o discuss resistance strategies towards atrocities and severe human rights abuses in the Southeast Asia region. We particularly encourage contribution s from activists, organisers, junior scholars (including PhD students) and Southeast Asian scholars. URL:https://euroseas2022.org/panels/civilian-resistance-to-mass-atrocities-understanding-non-violent-militant-and-alternative-responses-in-southeast-asia DTSTART;TZID=Europe/Paris:20220629T160000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/Paris:20220629T173000 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR