4. Symposium of the Elisabeth Käsemann Foundation, Buenos Aires – 2019
I. ESMA Site Museum – Former Clandestine Centre of Detention, Torture, and Extermination
Visit of the former Escuela de Mecánica de la Armada (ESMA), a training facility of the Argentine Navy in the capital Buenos Aires. During the military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983, the school was not only used to train naval recruits, but was also a secret prison and the country’s largest torture centre. About 5000 people were tortured there and most of them murdered.
II. Park of Memory – Monument to the Victims of State Terrorism
III. Public closing event of the symposium
Mónica Pinto, PhD – former Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires and former UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers until 2016, gave the closing speech.
Gabriela Quinteros, Head of the Human Rights department of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship
Argentine participants of the school project of the Elisabeth Käsemann Foundation 2017/18
Ramiro Vera-Fluixá, Luisa Wettengel, Jens Rommel, Fabián Martínez, Hartmut Hamann, Alejandro Ramelli Arteaga, Friederike Mieth, Alberto Yepes, Gabriel Pérez Barberá, Jörg Eisele, Mónica Pinto, Dorothee Weitbrecht, Daniel Rafecas, Cornelius Nestler, Valeria Thus
Natasha Boroda, Lautaro Silbergleit, Lara Valeria Fernandez Brudny, Maika Orzechowicz, Fabián Martínez, Camila Orozco de la Hoz, Jörg Eisele, Eugenia Carbone, Bernd Heinrich, María Gabríela Quinteros, Mónica Pinto, Friederike Mieth, Dorothee Weitbrecht, Jens Rommel, Daniel Rafecas, Luisa Wettengel, Cornelius Nestler, Veronika Torras, Hartmut Hamann, Alejandro Ramelli Arteaga, Valeria Thus, Maria Cristina Patiño, Facundo de Urtiaga, Alberto Yepes, Rodrigo Raskovky, Anabella Castro, Ramiro Vera-Fluixá
Thursday, 3 October 2019
El Vesubio – Former Clandestine Centre of Detention and Torture