Online Graduate Programs
This resource aims to provide prospective, current and past graduate students with the resources they need in order to make informed decisions. This may be of use to members of the Historical Justice and Memory Network who are considering enrolling in a graduate studies program.
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.
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.
Warwick Centre for Memory Studies
Brings together scholars across the different fields such as media and cultural studies, sociology, history, law and scientists particularly in the fields of psychology and computer science for the study of memory. Responsible for the Journal Memory Studies. See this YouTube clip for an introduction to the centre and its interdisciplinary aims. ()
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 Although outdated (last updated in 2006), it links to various course outlines with useful references.
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.
Carnegie Moscow Centre
The Carnegie Moscow Center was established as a subdivision of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (Washington, DC) and started its activities in 1994. Specialists at the Carnegie Moscow Center produce expert research and nonpartisan analysis independent of government or commercial interests.
The Center organizes roundtables, presentations, seminars and conferences on key issues in domestic and foreign policy, international relations, international security and the economy. These events draw participants from across the Russian political spectrum and from Moscow’s media and diplomatic communities. The Center has become a recognized leader in nonpartisan political analysis, its staff of Russian and international experts enhanced by the support of the Carnegie Endowment’s Russia and Eurasia Program in Washington.
The Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation
The Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR) works with educational and public policy institutions to organize and sponsor historical discourse in pursuit of acknowledgement, and the resolution of historical disputes. Founded in 2004, the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR) is an independent, nonprofit institution based in The Hague that works in partnership with the Salzburg Global Seminar.
The Center for Interdisciplinary Memory Research
The Center for Interdisciplinary Memory Research is currently engaged in research on the formation of human memory, on the transmission of memories from one generation to the next, on the long-term effects of collective experiences of violence and on interdisciplinary methodologies.
The CMR is located at the Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut in Essen, with which it closely cooperates in its research activities and in its program of visiting scientists, international workshops and conferences.
Indonesian Institute of Social History
Formed in 2003 the institute aims to advance research into social history in Indonesia especially via the method of oral history. ISSI also maintains and archive based on oral history research and a library. It is focused on research, documentation and education.
Unit for Global Justice, Goldsmiths
The Research Unit for Global Justice studies the legal and ethical implications of contemporary global social change. The Unit aims to bring together researchers and practitioners concerned with changing social and technical forms and their implications for how we understand justice, ethics, and law in the new global world.