Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-conflict Reconstruction
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    Add Transitional Justice to your graduate studies

  • Professor Adam Harmes doing field work in Kurdistan:

    Professor Adam Harmes doing field work in Kurdistan

Notice

The Centre for Transitional Justice has moved!  Find us in SSC 1016C.

Events

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
12:30-1:30pm, Social Science Centre room 9420
Professor Donna Pennee, English and Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Western
Nationalist Pedagogy, Canada's "Moral Advantage," and Justice Work in Literary Studies

Wednesday, January 14, 2018
12:30-1:30pm, Social Science Centre room 5220
Professor Cynthia Milton, McGill University
Peruvian Military Cultural Interventions in the Post-Truth Era

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
12:30-1:30 p.m. in Social Science Centre room 5220
Professor Rande Kostal, Law and Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Western
The US and the Legal Reconstruction of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, 1944-1952

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
12:30-1:30pm, Social Science Centre room 5220
Professor David Mendeloff, Carleton University
ICC Intervention in Civil Wars and Impact on Civilian Violence

News

Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars Election

TJ Professor Sharon Sliwinski (FIMS) has been elected to the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of her role in the emerging generation of scholarly, scientific and artistic leadership in Canada.  Congratulations, Dr. Sliwinski!

Academic Freedom

On Western’s Scholars at Risk Day, we will host Anthropologist Homa Hoodfar, who was detained in Tehran’s Evin prison for 112 days in 2016, accused of “dabbling in feminism”.  The Iranian-Canadian Professor of Anthropology was arrested while visiting and conducting research in Iran. Securing her freedom became an important cause for scholars around the world. Read more

The Power of Dreams

TJ/FIMS Professor Sharon Sliwinski’s influential work on the power of dreams was recently celebrated in the Huffington Post. Read more

Award

TJ Professor Jerry White was awarded Emeritus status at Convocation on June 13th.  Congratulations to our esteemed collegue!

Reconciliation in Action

Newly-minted Ph.D. Tim Vine, one of the core students who effectively "shadowed" our graduate program before it was approved, has taken a position with the City of Elliot Lake that will put his "reconciliation" skills to the test, helping the city negotiate the purchase of Crown land, while respecting neighbouring indigenous communities.  Congratulations, Tim!

Presentation

Professor Joanna Quinn was invited to present her work on thin sympathetic engagement in the "Big Ideas" series at FedCan's Congress on the theme "On Indigenous Lands: Empathy and Social Justice". Read more


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Cropped from Jogging Hamlet by Jaroslav Havelka

Art Gallery

Anna Dolidze

Experts