Tag Archive: Transitional Justice

Ending the Political Transition? Analysing the Nepal elections from an inclusion perspective

Following a decade long Maoist insurgency (1996-2005) and the peace process that followed it, Nepal elected political representatives at all three levels of government: the local election held in three phases, followed by election for seven provincial assemblies, and the lower house of federal parliament between May and December 2017. The last election for local […]

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FCL Workshop: Human Rights Objects & Photography: Looking at Human Rights Practice from New Angles

Astrid Jamar (PSRP, Law School) and Laura Martin (Centre for African Studies – SSPS) are pleased to invite you to this workshop which will be experimenting creative teaching methods that involve the use of objects, photographs and academic texts to explore human rights and transitional justice. It will encourage participants to combine artistic and analytical […]

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Mainstreaming Women’s Rights in the Human Rights Council Special Procedures: The UN Special Rapporteur on Transitional Justice and UN Security Council Resolution 1325

This post by Dr Catherine O’Rourke, PSRP researcher from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) University of Ulster, was first published by IntLawGrrls on 27 February 2017. It addresses the integration of proliferating normative and legal activity to advance women’s rights in conflict under international law. One of the most significant contemporary developments in international law and its application to the […]

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PSRP Researcher Presenting: Book Launch of “Inside Rwanda’s Gacaca Courts, Seeking Justice after Genocide”

University of Edinburgh School of Law and the Centre of African Studies are hosting a book launch of “Inside Rwanda’s Gacaca Courts, Seeking Justice after Genocide” by Bert Ingeleare.

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Transitional Justice Battlegrounds: Another Bad Week in Burundi

This blog post by Astrid Jamar, PSRP researcher, was first published by Justice in Conflict on 22 October 2016. It addresses the political context and recent developments in relations to transitional justice in Burundi. Transitional justice has been taken a number of worrying steps in Burundi. While the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is preparing for public hearings addressing crimes […]

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PSRP Researcher Presenting: Transitional Justice in Burundi: Practitioners’ Everyday Battles

Astrid Jamar will deliver a LLM Insight Seminar at the University of Edinburgh on transitional justice in Burundi.

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Getting to ‘not yet’: Colombia’s Peace Agreement Referendum

This blog post, by Prof Christine Bell, PSRP Programme Director, addresses the result of the peace agreement referendum that took place in Colombia, last Sunday, 2 October 2016. This is the third of a series of blog posts related to the Colombian Peace Process. A referendum on the Colombian Peace Agreement between the Government and the FARC, appears to […]

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PSRP Researcher Presenting: Africa Week Research Sharing Pecha Kucha

Astrid Jamar will present her research on ‘Transitional Justice Battlefield: Practitioners in the Great Lakes Region’ at the Centre for African Studies ‘Africa Week Research Sharing Pecha Kucha’

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Colombia: Final Peace Agreement, Stakes and Challenges Ahead

This blog post by Dr. Virginia Bouvier, Senior Advisor at United States Institute of Peace, addresses the Colombian final peace agreement resulting from the Havana Peace Negotiations between the Colombian government and the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces-Army of the People (FARC-EP). This is the first of a series of blog posts related to the Colombian Peace Process. […]

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PSRP Researcher Presenting: Aiding Transitional Justice

Astrid Jamar will present a paper at the African Studies Association of the UK and Cambridge Center of African Studies Conference 2016 at the University of Cambridge

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