Screening of ‘Earth Promised Sky’

A public screening of the documentary ‘Earth Promised Sky’, directed by Sabina Subasic (2003)

When: Friday 18th March 2016, 6.00pm – 7.30pm

Where: 70 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5NH

Tickets: Free – available here:

earth promised sky 2This documentary focuses on the exhumation of mass graves and the identification of remains from the Bosnian War (1992-95) for the Bosnian Commission for Missing Persons.

Introduced by Professor Craig Young (Human Geography, MMU) and followed by an update and discussion with Dr Jon Shute (Law, University of Manchester).

Dr Jon Shute is Lecturer in Law at the University of Manchester. He has enduring research interests in human development, family stress, and most recently, the criminology of mass violence. He is a Co-Investigator on the ERC-funded programme ‘Corpses of Mass Violence and Genocide’, and a member of the ESC’s Atrocity Crime & Transitional Justice Working Group.


esrcThis event is part of the ESRC Research Seminar Series: On encountering corpses: political, socio-economic and cultural aspects of contemporary encounters with dead bodies.


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