Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-conflict Reconstruction
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    Terezin Death Camp (Czech Republic): Photo Credit: Shutterstock/Martin D. Vonka

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    A border crossing in Cyprus: Photo Credit: Shutterstock/Kryvan


September 18, 2014 Speakers' Series resumes 
Éva Ványi, Erasmus Mundus Scholar, Cornivus University of Budapest
"Elite Circulation and Elite Reproduction: Elite transformation in Central Europe after the regime change, focused on Hungary"
12:30-1:20 p.m., Social Science Centre Room 5220

October 16, 2014 Speakers' Series
Alistair Edgar, Wilfrid Laurier University
“Hit or Myth? Taking a Critical Look at Some Popular Ideas in TJ Literature”
12:30-1:20 p.m., Social Science Centre Room 5220

November 13, 2014 Speakers' Series
Diane Enns, McMaster University
"Transitional Justice and the Poverty of Politics"
12:30-1:20 p.m., Social Science Centre Room 5220


  • Limited Duties position available to teach TJ course. Apply Now

  • Laura Huey, TJ Graduate Chair, is at the Urban Futures Centre, Durban University of Technology in South Africa in August speaking about "Redefining the 'Community' of Community Policing: Building Social Justice through Collaborative Police-Homelessness Security Models"

  • The first five students have graduated with a TJ Minor at Western's Spring Convocation 2014.  Congratulations to Lauren Bak, Political Science; Brett Buchanan, Criminology; Daniel Holmes, Political Science; Marko Kljajic, International Relations and Victoria Marroccoli, Political Science.

  • Professor Valerie Oosterveld recently returned from the June 10-13 Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London, United Kingdom. This Global Summit was co-hosted by the UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and Special Envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Angelina Jolie. Read more

More about the centre

Shore - Religion and Conflict Resolution


Cropped from Jogging Hamlet by Jaroslav Havelka

Art Gallery

Anna Dolidze