Workshop "Transitional Justice"

Chaired by
Gunnar Folke Schuppert (Professor of Law, WZB / Hertie School of Governance) and 
Ari Kohen (Professor of Social Justice, University of Nebraska, Lincoln)

  • Naomi Angel (Media, Culture and Communication, New York University, USA)
    “Reframing the Tolerant Nation: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada”
  • Ulrike CapdepĂłn (Global and Area Studies, Institute of Latin American Studies, Hamburg, Germany)
    “Historical Memory and Democratization in Chile and Spain: Between Local Discourses and International Norms”
  • Jennifer Dixon (Political Science, University of Berkeley, California, USA)
    “Changing the State’s Story: Understanding the Sources of Change in Official Narratives of Traumatic Historical Events”
  • Andrea Hajek (Italian Culture, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK)
    “Teaching Terrorism in Italy: Towards a Politics of Nonreconciliation”
  • Steven Kaindaneh (Peace and Reconciliation Studies, Coventry University, UK)
    “Indigenous War Commemoration: Healing, Reconciliation and Identity Formation in Rural Communities in Post-Civil War Sierra Leone”
  • J. Olaf Kleist (Political Science, Free University of Berlin, Germany)
    “Australia Day and the Problem of Historical Justice: Creating an Inclusive Political Culture from Diverse Memories”
  • Dilek Latif (International Relations, Near East University, Nicosia, Cyprus)
    “Dilemmas of Moving from the Divided Past to Envisaged United Future: Rewriting the History Books in the North Cyprus”
  • Benjamin Madley (History, Yale University, New Haven, USA)
    “Reexamining the American Genocide Debate: Meaning, Historiography, and New Methods”
  • Peter Manning (Sociology, London School of Economics, UK)
    “Mediating Memory: ‘Justice’ and ‘Reconciliation’ at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia”
  • Thomas Misco (Social Studies Education, Miami University, USA)
    “Attending to Gaps in Historical Memory: Promises and Challenges for Curriculum Implementation in Post-Communist Settings”
  • Franklin Oduro (Political Science, Carleton University, Canada)
    “Interrogating Policy Formulation Processes of Recent Truth and Reconciliation Commissions (TRCs) in Africa”
  • Godwin Onuoha (History and Political Science, Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
    “The Powerful Presence of the Past: Memory Politics, Self-Determination and the Reinvention of Igbo Nationalism in Contemporary Nigeria”
  • Tomoe Otsuki (Sociology and Equity Studies in Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, Canada)
    “Beyond Legal Justice: Addressing Asia's Forgotten WWII Victims”
  • Julia Paulson (Education, University of Oxford, UK)
    “History and Hysteria’: Peru’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Recent Conflict in the National Curriculum”
  • Sara Pollack (Education, Hebrew University of Jerusalem School of Education, Israel)
    “Lessons from Israeli Jewish-Arab Collaborative Learning of Their Shared History”
  • Gideon Rossouw (Law, North West University, South Africa)
    “Truth or Memory: After the South African TRC, or when the Politics of Forgiveness Gives Way to Politics of Power/Dominance”
  • Jamie Rowen (Law, Berkeley School of Law, USA)
    “Civil Society and the United States’ Transition”
  • Elizabeth Young (Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
    “Unifying History: An Examination of official national Narratives in the Republic of Yemen”