Week 3

Week 3: Aftermath and Transitional Justice

Lectures:

  1. What is Transitional Justice? Tribunals, Truth Commissions, and memorials
  2. The politics of the past and struggles over representation
  3. Case Studies: East Timor, South Africa

 

Videos:

“The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court”

“Long Night’s Journey Into Day”

 

Readings:

3.1 Alexander L. Hinton, Genocide: Truth, Memory, Representation, read Introduction

3.2 Rosalind Shaw, Lars Waldorf, Pierre Hazan, Localizing Transitional Justice, read Introduction and Theidon chapter. 

3.3 Drexler, East Timor

 

Assessments:

See Class Blog

Due Dates for Week 3:

Blog post should be submitted on Word Press no later than 11:59 pm EST on Friday, July 22nd.

Blog post comments should be submitted on WordPress no later than 11:59 pm EST on Sunday, July 24th.

Short answers should be submitted on WordPress no later than 11:59 pm EST on Sunday, July 24th.

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