The Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Research Network provides a platform for researchers and activists working on issues of historical dialogue, historical and transitional justice, and public and social memory. The website provides information and resources to encourage innovative interdisciplinary, transnational and comparative research. It is housed at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University, New York City.

April 2015 marked the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The tragedy's anniversary has inspired many to call for recognition and acknowledgement. The Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex, a monument to the roughly 1.5 million Armenians killed, during a commemoration ceremony this April in Yerevan. Credit Kirill Kudryavtsev/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images
The Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex, a monument to the roughly 1.5 million Armenians killed, during a commemoration ceremony this April in Yerevan. Credit Kirill Kudryavtsev/ Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

News and Activity Updates:

The Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Network announces its 2015 Conference.

The Network is pleased to announce a call for submissions for a new e-magazine. Please click here for details.

Congratulations to the Regional Network for Historical Dialogue and Dealing with the Past (RNHDP) which just completed its seven day training program in Istanbul. Organized by Hafiza Merkezi in cooperation with the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Program (AHDA) at Columbia University and Columbia Global Centers | Turkey, the training program was geared towards civil society professionals working in the MENA and Caucasus region, working on issues including (but not limited to) transitional justice, truth and reconciliation, historical conflict, minority rights, accountability, memory studies, oral history, sites of memory and related areas where historical dialogue is a central component.

Congratulations to Professor Klaus Neumann, Steering Committee member of the network, and Janna Thompson on their new book, Historical Justice and Memory!

Congratulations to Professor Nanci Adler, Steering Committee member of the network, on her new appointment!

Congratulations to Alexander Karn, Steering Committee member of the network, on his new book, Amending the Past: Europe’s Holocaust Commissions and the Right to History!

After almost 50 years of armed conflict, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has agreed to enter peace discussions with the Colombian government and participate in a Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Cred- BBC News Jonathan Coomes.
A photo from the recent announcement of the creation of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission intended to address the conflict between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).– Getty Images
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