Saturday, August 22, 2009

Write On! "'Transitional Justice on Trial"

(Write On! is an occasional item about notable calls for papers.)
In anticipation of its 2010 special issue, the International Journal of Transitional Justice has issued a call for papers. The topic: "Transitional Justice on Trial: Evaluating Its Impact."
Guest-editing the volume will be Colleen Duggan, Senior Program Specialist at the Evaluation Unit of the Canada-based International Development Research Centre. Subjects to be covered will include:
► Methodologies for evaluating the impact of transitional justice mechanisms and projects;
► Challenges of conducting evaluation in transitional justice;
► Lessons learned from monitoring and evaluation in other fields;
► Integrating monitoring and evaluation tools into transitional justice mechanisms;
► Evaluation case studies;
► Cross-disciplinary approaches;
► Experimental designs;
► The politics of evaluation; and
► Ethics of evaluation.
The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2010. Papers should be submitted via the online process at the journal's webpage. For further information, contact Managing Editor Nahla Valji at

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