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During World War II, German Nazis shot more than ten  thousand residents of Nis and Southeast Serbia on Bubanj hill. After the war, the execution site was transformed into a memorial park, with a monument in the shape of three clenched fists, symbolizing the resistence of men, women, and children who died on the location.

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Seminar - Open to the Public

Targeting Noncombatants as a Strategy in War or Wartime Military Occupation: An Empirical Assessment

Thu., Oct. 5, 2017 | 12:15pm - 2:00pm

One Brattle Square - Room 350

Speaker: Ivan Arreguin-Toft, Senior Research Fellow, Cyber Security Project

In the past two decades, an increasing number of social scientists, military historians, and practitioners have weighed in on an important question relevant to the conduct of war and wartime occupation: what actually happens when a given political actor deliberately or systematically harms noncombatants as a strategy? 

Please join us! Coffee and tea provided. Everyone is welcome, but admittance will be on a first come–first served basis.