Essex Transitional Justice Network Annual Lecture

The Essex Transitional Justice Network holds a lecture and workshop every year, inviting an expert in the field of Transitional Justice to speak to members and associates of the Network.

ETJN Annual Lecture 13 July 2017

Yasmin Sooka : "Transitional Justice: Lessons from African experiences"

The Essex Transitional Justice Network is holding its seventh annual lecture on 13 July 2017 at the University of Essex, and we are very happy to have Yasmin Sooka, as our guest speaker.

Yasmin will be giving a lecture entitled 'Transitional Justice: Lessons from African experiences'.

Attendance is free, but places are limited, please reserve your place by booking a free place via evenbrite. Any queries, please contact lawhrcevents@essex.ac.uk.

ETJN Annual Lecture 07 June 2016

Catalina Diaz : "Negotiating Peace in Compliance with International Law: The Case of Colombia"

The Essex Transitional Justice Network is holding its sixth annual lecture on 07 June 2016 at the University of Essex, and we are very happy to have Catalina Diaz, Director of the Transitional Justice Unit, Colombian Ministry of Justice, as our guest for this occasion.

Catalina will be giving a lecture entitled 'Negotiating Peace in Compliance with International Law: The Case of Colombia'.

Attendance is free, but places are limited, as capacity is limited, please reserve your place by sending an email to mkross@essex.ac.uk.

There will also be a Panel Discussion with Catalina Diaz, Camilo Sánchez, Charles P. Abrahams, Prof. Sabine Michalowski, Prof. Sheldon Leader and Dr. Clara Sandoval on the 8th June.

ETJN Annual Lecture 29 April 2015

Paul Seils : "Current Challenges of Transitional Justice"

The Essex Transitional Justice Network is holding its fifth annual lecture on 29 April 2015 at the University of Essex, and we are very happy to have Paul Seils, Vice-President of the International Centre for Transitional Justice, as our guest for this occasion.

Paul will be giving a lecture entitled 'Current Challenges of Transitional Justice'.

Attendance is free, and the lecture will also be streamed live to our website - please click HERE to view.

ETJN Annual Lecture 6 May 2014

Professor Sir Paul Collier : 'Does Justice Have a Pay-off?'

The Essex Transitional Justice Network held its fourth annual lecture on Tuesday 6 May 2014 at the University of Essex. Sir Paul Collier is a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and a Fellow at St Antony’s College and Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies.

Professor Sir Paul Collier gave a lecture entitled 'Does Justice Have a Pay-off?' on the connection between transitional justice and development. A video of the event will be available on the website shortly.

ETJN Annual Lecture 7 May 2013

Pablo De Greiff

The speaker for the 2013 Annual Lecture was Pablo De Greiff, Director of Research at the International Center of Transitional Justice in New York and the first United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparations and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence.

Pablo De Greiff is a human rights activist who was born in Colombia and graduated from Yale University in 1986, and then completed his PhD. at Northwestern University in 1992. He was Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the State University of New York from 1992 to 2002, and Associate Professor there in 2000-2003. He was a Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Faculty Fellow at the Center for Human Values, Princeton University, in 2000-2001.He joined the ICTJ in 2001 and became the first United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparations and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence in 2012.

To watch a video of the lecture on our website click here

To read the report on the workshop, please click here.

ETJN Annual Lecture 16 May 2012

Professor Patricia Viseur Sellers

The speaker for the 2012 Annual Lecture was Professor Patricia Viseur Sellers.

Patricia Sellers is a Visiting Fellow at Kellogg College, University of Oxford, an international lawyer and legal consultant in international human rights law, international criminal law, humanitarian law and human rights law. She is special advisor to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict. From 1994-2007, Professor Sellers was the Legal Advisor for Gender Related Crimes and Senior Acting Trial Attorney in the Office of the Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda.

    
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    ETJN Annual Lecture 08 June 2016

    Catalina Diaz : "Negotiating Peace in Compliance with International Law: The Case of Colombia"

    The Essex Transitional Justice Network is holding its sixth annual lecture on 08 June 2016 at the University of Essex, and we are very happy to have Catalina Diaz, Director of the Transitional Justice Unit, Colombian Ministry of Justice, as our guest for this occasion.

    Catalina will be giving a lecture entitled 'Negotiating Peace in Compliance with International Law: The Case of Colombia'.

    Attendance is free, but places are limited, as capacity is limited, please reserve your place by sending an email to mkross@essex.ac.uk.


    Argentina Week: Argentina 1976-2016: Activism, Memorialisation and Complicity

    "Transitional Justice and Complicity in Argentina as part of Argentina Week: Argentina 1976-2016: Activism, Memorialisation and Complicity"

    Various

    Wednesday 9 March 2016, 14:00- 16:00, in room CB.14 in the Constable Building at the University of Essex, Colchester Campus.

    The seminar will start with an introduction to relevant art works by León Ferrari and Marisa Rueda by a member of ESCALA, followed by a talk by Professor Sabine Michalowski (Director of the ETJN) on transitional justice in Argentina and panel discussion with Professor Sheldon Leader (Director of the Essex Business and Human Rights Project), Paula Fiorni (University of Essex, ISER), and Professor Michalowski on complicity and transitional justice.