Type: Public event

Critical Engagement with Transitional Justice: Perspectives from Africa and Latin America

Date & Time

Oct 10, 2019, 5:30-7:00 pm EDT


Betty Ford Classroom, 1110 Weill Hall
735 South State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Colombia and South Africa experienced two of the longest civil conflicts since the Second World War. Both underwent intensive, tenuous and difficult negotiations in order to end their respective conflicts peacefully. What does it mean in such contexts to bring about “transitional justice?” What values and interests tend to drive transitional justice processes, and what aspects of justice tend to be overlooked? How can societies address key forms of injustice that formal transitional justice processes downplay or omit?

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