1.5. Conference abstracts


Annemiek Richters and Grace Kagoyire (2012) “About life, death and rebirth: Voices of Rwandan female genocide survivors”. Paper presentation International Conference “Engaging the other: Breaking intergenerational cycles of repetition”, 5-8 December 2012, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa.


Annemiek Richters (2011) “Healing and reconciliation in Rwanda after traumatization - The contribution of community-based sociotherapy”, European Journal of Psychotraumatology, Supplement 1. Abstracts from 12th European Conference on Traumatic Stress: Human Rights & Psychotraumatology, Vienna, 2-5 June 2011. p. 112. (Paper presented by Théoneste Rutayisire, June 4 2011.)

Pim Scholte and Femke Verduin (2011) “A trauma perspectice and an ecological perspective of psychoscial support after mass traumatisation”, in idem, p. 39.

Femke Verduin and Pim Scholte (2011) “The effect on mental health of coummunity based sociotherapy in Rwanda, and its relations to social functioning and social capital”, in idem, p. 40.


Annemiek Richters, Theoneste Rutayisire, Cora Dekker (2010) “Healing from interpersonal violence through community-based sociotherapy in post-genocide Rwanda”. Abstract Book International Conference on “Transcultural Psychiatry Migration, next generations and the future of psychiatry”, 13-16 June 2010, Amsterdam, Royal Tropical Institute.


Scholte, Verduin, Rutayisire, Annemiek Richters (2007), “Rwanda: A community intervention and the measurement of its effectiveness” (Presentation 8 June). Abstract for 10th European Conference on Traumatic Stress (ECOTS), organized by the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Opatija, Croatia, June 5-9, 2007.


Victor Igreja, Annemiek Richters (2006) “Women violated during war: Survivors in post-war Mozambique and Rwanda”, in Program and Abstract Book of Conference “Transcending postcolonial conditions: Towards alternative modernities”, (Capetown, 3-7 December 2006), p. 123.

Emmanuel Ngendahayo, Annemiek Richters, Cora Dekker (2006) “Forgiveness and reconciliation in the context of sociotherapy in Byumba, Rwanda”, in Program and Abstract Book of Conference “Memory, narrative and forgiveness: Reflecting on ten years of South Africa’s truth and reconciliation commission” (Capetown 23-27 November 2006), pp 185.