Terezin Death Camp (Czech Republic): Photo Credit: Shutterstock/Martin D. Vonka
A border crossing in Cyprus: Photo Credit: Shutterstock/Kryvan
February 12, 2014 - Speakers' Series
Payam Akhavan McGill University, Faculty of Law and European University Institute (Florence) "Reconciling Global Justice with Local Ownership: The Potential and Limits of the International Criminal Court" 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., Social Science Centre Room 5220
March 19, 2014 - Speakers' Series Phil Orchard Lecturer, School of Political Science and International Studies, The University of Queensland, Australia "Implementation Troubles: The UN Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement and Norm Diffusion" 12:30 to 1:20, Social Science Centre Room 9420
Joanna Quinn is in the Solomon Islands January/February 2014 looking at the use of customary practices of justice and acknowledgement following “the Tension”, a period beginning in 1998 that saw militant groups from two of the largest ethnic groups clash, resulting in escalating violence, including widespread rape and pillage. Read more
Professor Valerie Oosterveld, Acting Director of the Centre for Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Associate Professor at Western Law, has recently published a book chapter, titled “Evaluating the Special Court for Sierra Leone’s Gender Jurisprudence”, in Charles C. Jalloh (ed.), The Sierra Leone Special Court and its Legacy: The Impact for Africa and International Criminal Law (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013) 234-259. Read more
Western Law Ph.D. student, Kirsten Stefanik, has been awarded the prestigious Governor General’s Gold Medal for 2013. She is the first student at Western Law to complete the new collaborative graduate program in Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction. Read more here and here
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