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  1. List of articles for review 12 items
    1. The Impact of Human Rights Trials in Latin America - Kathryn Sikkink and Carrie Booth Walling 2007

      Article Recommended reading

    2. Violence and Social Repair: Rethinking the Contribution of Justice to Reconciliation - Laurel E. Fletcher and Harvey M. Weinstein 2002

      Article Recommended reading

    3. The Justice Balance: When Transitional Justice Improves Human Rights and Democracy - Tricia D. Olsen, Leigh A. Payne and Andrew G. Reiter 2010

      Article Recommended reading

    4. The Irreconcilable Goals of Transitional Justice - Bronwyn Anne Leebaw 2008

      Article Recommended reading

  2. Week 1: Introduction to transitional justice 22 items
    1. Week 1: Required readings: 2 items
    2. Week 1: Background readings to Transitional justice 20 items
      1. The politics of memory: transitional justice in democratizing societies - Carmen González Enríquez, Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Paloma Aguilar Fernández, Oxford Scholarship Online Political Science 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Read introduction, pages 1-39

      2. Law and Politics in Transitional Justice - Vinjamuri, Leslie 05/2015

        Article Recommended reading

      3. States of denial: knowing about atrocities and suffering - Stanley Cohen 2001

        Book Recommended reading Chaptes 1, 2 & 4

      4. Making Sense of Mass Atrocity - Mark Osiel, Cambridge Books Online 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Chapter 1

      5. Memory and amnesia: the role of the Spanish Civil War in the transition to democracy - Paloma Aguilar Fernández 2008], c2008

        Book Recommended reading

      6. Peacebuilding: a field guide - Thania Paffenholz, Luc Reychler, Field Diplomacy Initiative 2001

        Book Recommended reading Amnesty, truth or prosecution? by Luc Huyse, pages 322-330

      7. Stay the hand of vengeance: the politics of war crimes tribunals - Gary Jonathan Bass 2000

        Book Recommended reading The Rwandan case"

      8. The politics of memory: transitional justice in democratizing societies - Carmen González Enríquez, Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Paloma Aguilar Fernández, Oxford Scholarship Online Political Science 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

      9. Closing the Books: Transitional Justice in Historical Perspective - Jon Elster, Cambridge Books Online Course Book EBA. 2004

        Book Recommended reading

      10. The third wave: democratization in the late twentieth century - Samuel P. Huntington 1993, c1991

        Book Recommended reading

      11. Unspeakable truths: transitional justice and the challenge of truth commissions - Priscilla B. Hayner, Priscilla B. Hayner, Taylor & Francis 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      12. Unspeakable truths: facing the challenge of truth commissions - Priscilla B. Hayner 2002

        Book Recommended reading

      13. Transitional justice from below: grassroots activism and the struggle for change - Kieran McEvoy, Lorna McGregor, Ebook Central 2008

        Book Recommended reading

      14. Truth v. justice: the morality of truth commissions - Robert I. Rotberg, Dennis F. Thompson c2000

        Book Recommended reading

      15. The justice cascade: how human rights prosecutions are changing world politics - Kathryn Sikkink c2011

        Book Recommended reading

  3. PART I: Concepts & Policies 15 items
    1. Week 2: Violence and reconciliation 15 items
      1. Week 2: Essential readings 2 items
        1. The SAGE handbook of nations and nationalism - Gerard Delanty, Krishan Kumar, SAGE Knowledge EBA. 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential reading "Memory, truth and victimhood in post-trauma societies" by John D. Brewer (pages 214-224)

        2. Reconciliation after violent conflict: policy summary - International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance 2003

          Document Essential reading

      2. Week 2: Optional readings 11 items
        1. Reconciliation for Realists - Susan Dwyer 1999-3

          Article Recommended reading

        2. Politics in deeply divided societies - Adrian Guelke 2012

          Book Recommended reading Chapter 3

        3. Burying the past: making peace and doing justice after civil conflict - Nigel Biggar c2003

          Book Recommended reading Making peace or doing justice: must we choose? by Nigel Biggar, pages 3-24

        4. The social psychology of intergroup reconciliation - Arie Nadler, Thomas E. Malloy, Jeffrey D. Fisher, Oxford Scholarship Online Psychology c2008 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended reading "Reconciliation from a social-psychological perspective" by Herbert Kelman (pages 15-32)

        5. Reckoning with Past Wrongs: A Normative Framework - David A. Crocker 1999-3

          Article Recommended reading

        6. The logic of violence in civil war - Stathis N. Kalyvas, MyiLibrary c2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended reading chapter 1

        7. From conflict resolution to reconciliation - Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov 2004

          Book Recommended reading "Ritual and the politics of reconciliation" by Ross Marc Howard (pages 197-223)

      3. Visual Material 2 items
        1. Death and the Maiden - Sigourney Weaver

          Book Recommended reading

        2. Waltz with Bashir - Ari Folman, David Polonsky, Yoni Goodman c2009 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Recommended reading

  4. Week 3: Retributive Justice: Trials 15 items
    1. Week 3: Required reading 3 items
      1. The justice cascade: how human rights prosecutions are changing world politics - Kathryn Sikkink c2011

        Book Essential reading Chapter 1: Introduction, pages 1-30

      2. International Courts - Helena Cobban 2006

        Article Essential reading

    2. Week 3: Optional readings: 12 items
      1. Violence and Social Repair: Rethinking the Contribution of Justice to Reconciliation - Laurel E. Fletcher and Harvey M. Weinstein 2002

        Article Recommended reading

      2. The Impact of Human Rights Trials in Latin America - Kathryn Sikkink and Carrie Booth Walling 2007

        Article Recommended reading

      3. Stay the hand of vengeance: the politics of war crimes tribunals - Gary Jonathan Bass 2000

        Book Recommended reading Chapter 1: Introduction, pages 3-36

      4. Eichmann in Jerusalem: a report on the banality of evil - Hannah Arendt 1994

        Book Recommended reading

      5. Movie 1 item
        1. The reader - Stephen Daldry, David Hare, Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes 2008

          Audio-visual document Recommended reading

      6. Policy document 1 item
  5. Week 4: Restorative Justice: Truth Commissions 13 items
    1. Week 4: Core readings 3 items
      1. Unspeakable truths: transitional justice and the challenge of truth commissions - Priscilla B. Hayner, Priscilla B. Hayner, Taylor & Francis 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential reading Read chapters 2 & 3

      2. Unspeakable truths: facing the challenge of truth commissions - Priscilla B. Hayner 2002

        Book Essential reading Read chapters 2 & 3

    2. Week 4: Optional readings 8 items
      1. Truth v. justice: the morality of truth commissions - Robert I. Rotberg, Dennis F. Thompson c2000

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 2: The moral foundations of truth commissions' by Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson; and 'The moral foundations of the outh African TRC: truth as acknowledgement and justice as recognition' by Andre Du Toit (pages 122-140)

      2. Truth v. justice: the morality of truth commissions - Robert I. Rotberg, Dennis F. Thompson c2000

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 2: The moral foundations of truth commissions' by Amy Gutmann and Dennis Thompson; and 'The moral foundations of the outh African TRC: truth as acknowledgement and justice as recognition' by Andre Du Toit (pages 122-140)

      3. The Politics of Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa: Legitimizing the Post-Apartheid State - Richard A. Wilson, Cambridge Books Online EBS. 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Read pp. 1-27

      4. The politics of truth and reconciliation in South Africa: legitimizing the post-apartheid state - Richard Wilson 2001

        Book Recommended reading Read pp. 1-27

      5. Unofficial Truth Projects - Louis Bickford 2007

        Article Recommended reading

    3. Other resources 2 items
  6. Week 5: Victims and Victimhood 13 items
    1. Week 5: Core readings 3 items
      1. Burying the past: making peace and doing justice after civil conflict - Nigel Biggar c2003

        Book Essential reading Read chapter - 'Putting the past in its place;issues of victimhood and reconcilliation in Northern Ireland's peace process'

      2. Complex political victims - Erica Bouris, Ebook Central 2007

        Book Essential reading Read chapters 2 & 3

      3. Complex political victims - Erica Bouris 2007

        Book Essential reading Read chapters 2 & 3

    2. Week 5: Optional readings 9 items
      1. Burying the past: making peace and doing justice after civil conflict - Nigel Biggar c2003

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter - 'Making peace or doing justice? Must we choose?'

      2. The SAGE handbook of nations and nationalism - Gerard Delanty, Krishan Kumar, SAGE Knowledge EBA. 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter - 'Memory, truth and victimhood in post-trauma societies'

      3. The SAGE handbook of nations and nationalism - Gerard Delanty, Krishan Kumar 2006

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter - 'Memory, truth and victimhood in post-trauma societies'

      4. MULTIPLE STORIES - Maria Hadjipavlou

        Article Recommended reading

    3. Visual material (optional) 1 item
  7. PART II: Policies & Case-studies 19 items
    1. Week 6: Amnesties & Prolonged Silences: Lebanon 19 items
      1. Week 6: Core readings 4 items
        1. Grassroots activism and the evolution of transitional justice: the families of the disappeared - Iosif Kovras, Cambridge Books Online Course Book EBA. 2017

          Book Essential reading Read chapter 5

        2. Grassroots activism and the evolution of transitional justice: the families of the disappeared - Iosif Kovras 2017

          Book Essential reading Read chapter 5

        3. a midwife for peace - Jack Snyder, Leslie Vinjamuri

          Website Essential reading

      2. Week 6: Optional readings 13 items
        1. The politics of memory: transitional justice in democratizing societies - Carmen González Enríquez, Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Paloma Aguilar Fernández, Oxford Scholarship Online Political Science 2001 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended reading Read chapter 3 "Justice, politics and memory in the Spanish transition" (pages 92-118)

        2. The politics of memory: transitional justice in democratizing societies - Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Carmen Gonzalez-Enriquez, Paloma Aguilar 2001

          Book Recommended reading Read chapter 3 "Justice, politics and memory in the Spanish transition" (pages 92-118)

        3. Human rights in political transitions: Gettysburg to Bosnia - Carla Alison Hesse, Robert Post 1999

          Book Recommended reading Read "Making public memory, publicly" by Osiel J. Mark (pages 217-261)

        4. Burying the past: making peace and doing justice after civil conflict - Nigel Biggar c2003

          Book Recommended reading Read chapter - 'War, peace and the politics of memory in Guatemala' by Rachel Sieder (pages 209-234)

        5. Amnesty and Amnesia in Spain - Andrew Rigby 03/2000

          Article Recommended reading

        6. Franco repression ruled as a crime against humanity - Giles Tremlett 17/10/2008

          Webpage Recommended reading

        7. Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History - Jay Winter, Cambridge Books Online EBS. 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended reading

      3. Movie (optional) 1 item
        1. Incendies 2010

          Audio-visual document Recommended reading

      4. Debate in the media (optional) 1 item
  8. Week 7: Forensic Truth: Cyprus 18 items
    1. Week 7: Required readings 3 items
      1. Grassroots activism and the evolution of transitional justice: the families of the disappeared - Iosif Kovras, Cambridge Books Online Course Book EBA. 2017

        Book Essential reading Read chapter 2

      2. Grassroots activism and the evolution of transitional justice: the families of the disappeared - Iosif Kovras 2017

        Book Essential reading Read chapter 2

    2. Week 7: Optional readings 14 items
      1. Designing Peace : Cyprus and Institutional Innovations in Divided Societies - Neophytos G Loizides

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 6

      2. Bodies of evidence: burial, memory, and the recovery of missing persons in Cyprus - Paul Sant Cassia 2006

        Book Recommended reading

      3. Digging for the disappeared: forensic science after atrocity - Adam Rosenblatt, EBL. c2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 1

      4. Digging for the disappeared: forensic science after atrocity - Adam Rosenblatt 2015

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 1

      5. Exhumation of Mass Graves in Iraq - Eric Stover, William D. Haglund, Margaret Samuels 06/08/2003

        Article Recommended reading

      6. To know where he lies: DNA technology and the search for Srebrenica's missing - Sarah E. Wagner, ebrary, Inc c2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Chapter 1

    3. Visual material 1 item
  9. PART III: Comparative Perspectives 15 items
    1. Week 8: Truth commissions: South Africa v. Chile 15 items
      1. Week 8: Essential readings 4 items
        1. Truth v. justice: the morality of truth commissions - Robert I. Rotberg, Dennis F. Thompson c2000

          Book  Read chapter - 'Truth commissions and the provision of truth, justice, and reconciliation'

        2. Truth v. justice: the morality of truth commissions - Robert I. Rotberg, Dennis F. Thompson c2000

          Book Essential reading Read chapter - 'Truth commissions and the provision of truth, justice, and reconciliation'

        3. Grassroots activism and the evolution of transitional justice: the families of the disappeared - Iosif Kovras, Cambridge Books Online Course Book EBA. 2017

          Book Essential reading Read chapters 8 & 9

        4. Grassroots activism and the evolution of transitional justice: the families of the disappeared - Iosif Kovras 2017

          Book Essential reading Read chapters 8 & 9

      2. Week 8: Recommended readings 11 items
        1. The Politics of Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa: Legitimizing the Post-Apartheid State - Richard A. Wilson, Cambridge Books Online EBS. 2001 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended reading Read chapter 1

        2. The politics of truth and reconciliation in South Africa: legitimizing the post-apartheid state - Richard Wilson 2001

          Book Recommended reading Read chapter 1

        3. On having Voice and Being Heard - Fiona C. Ross

          Article Recommended reading

        4. Truth as Justice: Investigatory Commissions in Latin America - Margaret Popkin and Naomi Roht-Arriaza 1995

          Article Recommended reading

  10. Week 9: Trials:Argentina v. Former Yugoslavia 16 items
    1. Week 9: Essential readings 2 items
      1. The Impact of Human Rights Trials in Latin America - Kathryn Sikkink and Carrie Booth Walling 2007

        Article Essential reading

    2. Week 9: Recommended readings 14 items
      1. Grassroots activism and the evolution of transitional justice: the families of the disappeared - Iosif Kovras 2017

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 3

      2. The justice cascade: how human rights prosecutions are changing world politics - Kathryn Sikkink c2011

        Book Recommended reading Read pages 60-87

      3. My Neighbor, My Enemy: Justice and Community in the Aftermath of Mass Atrocity - Eric Stover, Harvey M. Weinstein, Cambridge Books Online EBS. 2004 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Read chapters - 1, 4, 5 & 6

      4. Reflections on International Criminal Justice - Antonio Cassese 1998

        Article Recommended reading

      5. The UN International Criminal Tribunals: The Former Yugoslavia, Rwanda and Sierra Leone - William A. Schabas, Cambridge Books Online Course Book EBA. 2006

        Book Recommended reading Read chapters 1 & 2

      6. The UN international criminal tribunals: the former Yugoslavia, Rwanda, and Sierra Leone - William Schabas 2006

        Book Recommended reading Read chapters 1 & 2

  11. Week 10: Simulation: Negotiating Transitional Justice 0 items
  12. APPENDIX: Additional background readings on case-studies 43 items
    1. Cyprus 7 items
      1. Designing peace: Cyprus and institutional innovations in divided societies - Neophytos Loizides, JSTOR. 2016

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 1

      2. Delaying truth recovery for missing persons* - IOSIF KOVRAS, NEOPHYTOS LOIZIDES 07/2011

        Article Recommended reading

    2. Spain 6 items
      1. The politics of memory: transitional justice in democratizing societies - Carmen González Enríquez, Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Paloma Aguilar Fernández, Oxford Scholarship Online Political Science 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 3

      2. The politics of memory: transitional justice in democratizing societies - Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Carmen Gonzalez-Enriquez, Paloma Aguilar 2001

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 3

    3. South Africa 5 items
      1. The politics of memory: transitional justice in democratizing societies - Carmen González Enríquez, Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Paloma Aguilar Fernández, Oxford Scholarship Online Political Science 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 6 'Justice and legitamacy in South African transition'

      2. The politics of memory: transitional justice in democratizing societies - Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Carmen Gonzalez-Enriquez, Paloma Aguilar 2001

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 6 'Justice and legitamacy in South African transition'

    4. Northern Ireland 5 items
    5. Former Yugoslavia 4 items
      1. Justice in a time of war: the true story behind the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia - Pierre Hazan c2004

        Book Recommended reading Read pages 64-89

      2. My Neighbor, My Enemy: Justice and Community in the Aftermath of Mass Atrocity - Eric Stover, Harvey M. Weinstein, Cambridge Books Online EBS. 2004 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

      3. Srebrenica in the Aftermath of Genocide - Lara J. Nettelfield, Sarah Wagner, Cambridge Books Online 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

    6. Rwanda 3 items
      1. The Gacaca Courts, Post-Genocide Justice and Reconciliation in Rwanda: Justice without Lawyers - Phil Clark, Cambridge Books Online EBS. 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

    7. Lebanon 4 items
      1. Grassroots activism and the evolution of transitional justice: the families of the disappeared - Iosif Kovras 2017

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 5

    8. Argentina 4 items
      1. The justice cascade: how human rights prosecutions are changing world politics - Kathryn Sikkink c2011

        Book Recommended reading Read pages 60-87

      2. Memory and transitional justice in Argentina and Uruguay: Against impunity - Francesca Lessa, Palgrave Connect 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

      3. The Politics of Human Rights in Argentina by Alison Brysk - Review by: David J. Keeling 1997

        Article Recommended reading

    9. Chile 5 items
      1. The Pinochet effect: transnational justice in the age of human rights - Naomi Roht-Arriaza c2005

        Book Recommended reading

      2. The politics of memory: transitional justice in democratizing societies - Carmen González Enríquez, Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Paloma Aguilar Fernández, Oxford Scholarship Online Political Science 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 4

      3. The politics of memory: transitional justice in democratizing societies - Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Carmen Gonzalez-Enriquez, Paloma Aguilar 2001

        Book Recommended reading Read chapter 4

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