Seminar: Amnesty, Transitional Justice and the Judicialisation of Politics
by Michael Humphrey Estela Valverde
INCORE and the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) cordially invite you to a seminar entitled "Amnesty, Transitional Justice and the Judicialisation of Politics" by Professor Michael Humphrey (University of Sydney) and Estela Valverde (Macquarie University).
Date: 19 June 2015
Time: 12pm to 1:30pm
Venue: Ulster University, Jordanstown Campus, Loughview Suite B
Michael Humphrey is Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Sydney. He has published widely on the themes of Islam in the West; the Lebanese diaspora; social relations of globalisation; war, political violence and terrorism; human rights, reconciliation and transitional justice; violence and urban securitisation. His book "The Politics of Atrocity and Reconciliation: from terror to trauma", Routledge (2002) and his co-authored book with Estela Valverde "Amnesty and Transitional Justice: the judicialisation of politics" for (Intersentia forthcoming) have examined the politics and limits of transitional justice. They are presently researching democratisation and urban violence in Latin American cities.
Estela Valverde is the Head of the Department of International Studies at Macquarie University. Her interdisciplinary research has explored issues related to history, memory and politics. Her main publications are "David Vinas: En busca de una sintesis de la history Argentina". Buenos Aires: Plus Ultra (1989) and "Banquetes eroticos y perfumes let ales: los mundos de Teresa Porzecanski", Montevideo: Linardi y Risso (2005). Her present research is in contemporary human rights politics, transitional justice and urban violence in Latin America cities and film and national identity.
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