Event: Book Launch- Assessing the Long-term Impact of Truth Commissions. The Chilean Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Historical Perspective (March 10, London)
Assessing the Long-term Impact of Truth Commissions. The Chilean Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Historical Perspective
The book examines whether and how the work of the Chilean TRC contributed to the transition to democracy in Chile, and to subsequent developments in accountability and transformation in that country. The book takes a long-term view on the Chilean TRC, asking to what extent and how the truth commission contributed to the development of the transitional justice measures that ensued, and how the relationship with those subsequent developments was established over time.
Date: 10 March 2015
Venue: Institute of Latin American Studies, ILAS, Senate House, (the Senate Room, First Floor), Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Discussant: Prof. William A. Schabas, Professor of international law at Middlesex, University in London. Professor Schabas is the author of more than 20 books and 350 journal articles, principally in the field of international human rights law and international criminal law.
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