Historical Justice and Memory Conference Announcement

Historical Justice and Memory: Questions of Rights and Accountability in Contemporary Society

Location: Dec.5, Faculty House, Second Floor; Dec.6-7, International Affairs Building

AHDA’s (The Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability) Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Network, at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, will hold its second annual conference in New York City, December 5-7, 2013. The conference seeks to consider questions relating to historical dialogue, with particular focus given to the following themes: sharing sacred spaces; perpetrators as victims; and historical dialogue as part of conflict resolution. For further details, visit our website: http://www.hrcolumbia.org/ahda/conference/

Panels include topics such as:

  • Memorialization, Museums and Sites of Memory
  • Race, Reconciliation and Historical Dialogue
  • Contested Victimhood and the Politics of the Past in Divided Societies
  • Reparations, Redress, Reconciliation
  • History Education and the Multiplicity of Narrative
  • After Genocide: Perpetrators and Victims Remember the Past
  • Historical Dialogue and Conflict Resolution in the Balkans

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