Predrag Dojcinovic

University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute

Adjunct Professor & Research Affiliate

Storrs, CT 06269-1063

United States

International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (1998-2017)

Researcher

UN-ICTY

P.O. Box 13888

The Hague, Zuid-Holland 2501 EW

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  My research is focusing on the intersection between international criminal law and cognitive science, such as, for example, the nature, manifestations and status of the concept of propaganda and its cognitive linguistic presence as evidence of mass atrocity crimes in international criminal trials.  ”

Scholarly Papers (12)

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The Chameleon of Mens Rea and the Shifting Guises of Culture-Specific Genocidal Intent in International Criminal Proceedings

Journal of Human Rights, Volume 15, 2016 - Issue 4 (Routledge, Taylor & Francis)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2020
Predrag Dojcinovic
University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute
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mens rea, genocide, intent, cognitive science, speech acts, International Military Tribunal, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

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Introduction to 'Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law: From Speakers’ Corner to War Crimes'

“Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law: From Speakers’ Corner to War Crimes” (Routledge 2012)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Predrag Dojcinovic
University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute
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propaganda, international law, war crimes, cognition

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The Shifting Status of Grand Narratives in War Crimes Trials and International Law: History and Politics in the Courtroom

D. Zarkov, M. Glasius (eds.), Narratives of Justice In and Out of the Courtroom: Former Yugoslavia and Beyond (Springer 2014)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Sep 2016
Predrag Dojcinovic
University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute
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grand narratives, Greater Germany, Greater Serbia, Greater Croatia, International Military Tribunal, Nuremberg, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Lebensraum, intent, common plan, conspiracy, joint criminal enterprise, causation, mental fingerprints, speech acts, crime of

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A Mouthful of Crimes: Facing the Challenges of Culture-Specific Propaganda as Evidence in International War Crimes Trials

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Jun 2017
Predrag Dojcinovic
University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute
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propaganda, international criminal law, IMT, ICTY, ICTR, evidence, cognitive science

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Investigating Speech Crimes

The Hartford Guidelines on Speech Crimes in International Criminal Law (Peace and Justice Initiative 2018)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Aug 2018
Predrag Dojcinovic
University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute
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Speech Crimes, International Criminal Law, ICTY, ICTR, ICC

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Review Essay of 'Incitement in International Law' by Wibke K. Timmermann

Journal of International Criminal Justice (Volume 14, Issue 1, March 2016, pp. 219-225, Oxford University Press)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2016
Predrag Dojcinovic
University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute
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incitement, international criminal law, international human rights law, hate propaganda, incitement to hatred, persecution, crimes against humanity

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In the Mind of the Crime: Proving the Mens Rea of Genocidal Intent in the Words of Ratko Mladić and Other Members of the Joint Criminal Enterprise

Propaganda and International Criminal Law: From Cognition to Criminality (Routledge 2020)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Dec 2019
Predrag Dojcinovic
University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute
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ICL; genocidal intent; persecutory intent; ICTY; Ratko Mladić; speech acts

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The Metaphors of Causation or a Conflict of Concepts in International Criminal Justice

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
Predrag Dojcinovic
University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute
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causation, metaphors, cognitive science, speech acts, propaganda, instigation, free will, International Military Tribunal (IMT), International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

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Introduction to Propaganda and International Criminal Law: From Cognition to Criminality

Propaganda and International Criminal Law: From Cognition to Criminality (Routledge 2020)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jan 2020
Predrag Dojcinovic
University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute
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Propaganda; ICL; ICTY; ICTR; Cognitive Science; Speech Acts

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Word Scene Investigations: Toward a Cognitive Linguistic Approach to the Criminal Analysis of Open Source Evidence in War Crimes Cases

“Propaganda, War Crimes Trials and International Law: From Speakers’ Corner to War Crimes” (Routledge 2012)
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 16 Sep 2016
Predrag Dojcinovic
University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute
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international criminal law, open source evidence, cognitive linguistics, speech acts, intent, causation, action, framing, priming, free will

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Review Essay of 'The Emergence of Historical Forensic Expertise: Clio Takes the Stand' by Vladimir Petrovic

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Volume 16, Issue 5, 1 December 2018, Pages 1124–1127; DOI: 10.1093/jicj/mqy064
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2019
Predrag Dojcinovic
University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute
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forensic expertise, history, IMT, Nuremberg, Eichmann trial, expert witness, international criminal law

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The Music Act Of ‘Kosovo’ And Its Semantic Resonances In International Criminal Trials: An Oral Epic Poetry Case Study Toward A Cognitive Approach To Analysis, Investigations And Prosecutions

Siegel, D., Bovenkerk, F. (eds.) Crime and Music (Springer International Publishing 2020) - forthcoming
Number of pages: 45
Predrag Dojcinovic
University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute
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cognitive science; international criminal law; speech acts; music acts; oral epic poetry; gusle; Kosovo; Turks; poturice; specific intent; persecution; genocide