Higher education and institutional resources

The George Mason University Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

ICAR is an academic institute that runs certificate, undergraduate, and postgraduate programs in Conflict and Resolution. Its website not only contains information for prospective students, but also links to research and news items produced by the institute’s staff. Note the “ICAR in the News” and “ICAR Publications” sections.

Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

This inter-disciplinary program has strengths in the history of anti-Semitism, Nazism, and the Holocaust as well as memory and representation of genocide and trauma, the program provides a platform for cutting-edge research, teaching, and public engagement.

New School of Social Research Interdisciplinary Memory Group

The NSSR Interdisciplinary Memory Group brings together leading scholars and graduate students with the aim breaking new ground for their specific disciplines, as well as for the memory discourse in general. The group has hosted annual conferences on memory since 2008.

The Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation

The CSVR is a South Africa-based “multi-disciplinary institute involved in policy formation, community interventions, service delivery, education and training” concerning issues of democracy and human rights in Africa. Its website has a notable publication section that provides links to the Center’s research publications. Topics deal with issues such as police violence, restorative justice, gender-based violence, peace building, etc.

Courses that Address Transitional Justice and Related Themes, Compiled by David Backer

This is a list of courses from various universities that concern transitional justice and related issues. Although outdated (last updated in 2006), it links to various course outlines with useful references.


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