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About the TJ Centre
The Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction is one of the six governing research centres that encompass the Network for Economic and Social Trends (NEST), which brings together he research centres in the Faculty of Social Science.
The Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction was established in late 2009. It brings together experts from across the Western community whose teaching and research focuses on issues including reconciliation, criminal accountability, post-colonial legacies, legal reconstruction, the environment, human rights, economic justice, healing circles, democratization, and more.
Our aim is to be a world-wide centre of excellence in scholarship on transitional justice and post-conflict reconstruction through collaborative, interdisciplinary and international research amongst faculty, undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and postdoctoral fellows.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
The Importance of Labelling in Transitional Justice: A Symposium
A day-long symposium considering the implications of how we choose to categorize different aspects of the transitional justice and post-conflict reconstruction process.
Registration is free, but required. Lunch will be provided for those who have registered.
8:00a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Faculty Common Room, Law Building
3MT - Three Minute Thesis Competition
TJ Centre Director and Graduate Chair Joanna Quinn (Political Science) competed in Western’s 3MT Kick-Off in January 2019 with a presentation about her research project, “What Makes People Care?” Watch her presentation on YouTube.
TJ Candidate Joins CPIJ Official Delegation
TJ Ph.D. Candidate Sarah Nimigan (Political Science) has joined the official delegation of the Canadian Partnership for International Justice at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Her work will help to train and educate diverse Canadian audiences about the challenges, pitfalls and potential of the system of international justice, and about the priorities to improve the system, and will contribute to enhancing Canada’s role as a global leader in the fight against impunity. Read more [PDF]
Doctoral Dissertation Defended
Craig Spurrier (Sociology/TJ) successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, “Nationalism and Sovereignty in Niue, the Cook Islands, Fiji and Hawai‘i”. Congratulations, Dr. Spurrier!
Graduate Specialization courses posted
The list of eligible courses for 2018-2019 for the Collaborative Graduate Specialization has been posted. Read more [PDF]