Seminar Series


Human Rights and Transitional Justice Study Group


 

Summary 

The Transitional Justice Program examines the challenges of countries attempting to regain balance and redress legacies of massive human rights violations. It encompasses issues of legitimacy, criminal prosecutions, truth commissions, reparations, and various kinds of institutional reform necessary to protect vulnerable segments of a society and insure stability. Seminars are presented from a practitioner perspective. Sessions are led by: 

Prof. Kathryn Sikkink   Charlie Clements   Federica D'Alessandra

Kathryn Sikkkink

Ryan Family Chair of Human Rights Policy and study group faculty supervisor

 

Charlie Clements

Carr Center Executive Director

 

Federica D'Alessandra

Carr Center Fellow, Transitional justice

Spring 2014 Schedule

~ January 2014 ~
Friday,
Jan. 31
Transitional Justice Study Group, Session 1: 'Amnesties: Do They Mostly Benefit Perpetrators?'

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Charlie Clements Carr Center Conference Room
Harvard Kennedy School
1:30 PM
~ February 2014 ~
Friday,
Feb. 14
Transitional Justice Study Group, Session 2: "Peacekeeping and Transitional Justice"

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Rob Wilkinson Carr Center Conference Room
Harvard Kennedy School
1:30 PM
Friday,
Feb. 28
Transitional Justice Study Group, Session 3: "Engaging Rural, Displaced, and Diasporic Communities in Transitional Justice'

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Courtney Cole Carr Center Conference Room
Harvard Kennedy School
1:30 PM
~ March 2014 ~
Friday,
Mar. 14
Transitional Justice Study Group (Special Added Session): "Transitional Justice in Practice: Iraq and Libya"

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a practitioner in the field Carr Center Conference Room
Harvard Kennedy School
1:30 PM
Friday,
Mar. 28
Transitional Justice Study Group, Session 4: "What Should We Teach - Curriculum, Textbooks and TJ Processes"

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Felisa Tibbitts Carr Center Conference Room
Harvard Kennedy School
1:30 PM
~ April 2014 ~
Friday,
Apr. 11
Transitional Justice Study Group, Session 5: 'The International Criminal Court and the Politics of Impartial Justice'

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Alana Tiemessen Carr Center Conference Room
Harvard Kennedy School
1:30 PM
~ May 2014 ~
Friday,
May. 2
Transitional Justice Study Group, Session 6: 'Vetting and Lustration'

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Artyom Geghamyan Carr Center Conference Room
Harvard Kennedy School
1:30 PM
Friday,
May. 9
Transitional Justice Study Group, Session 7: "Gacaca: A Customary Form of Transitional Justice"

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Dr. Zachary D. Kaufman Carr Center Conference Room
Harvard Kennedy School
1:30 PM