Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Write On! Transitional Justice

(Write On! is an occasional item about notable calls for papers.)

The International Journal of Transitional Justice invites submissions for its 2011 special issue titled "Civil Society, Social Movements and Transitional Justice." Guest-editing the issue will be Dr. Lucy Hovil (left), Senior Researcher, Citizenship and Displacement in the Great Lakes region, International Refugee Rights Initiative; and Moses Chrispus Okello, Project Coordinator, Beyond Juba Project and Senior Research Advisor, Refugee Law Project, Uganda.
Possible topics to be covered include:
► Survivor/victim organizations and transitional justice
► Transitional justice, as a social movement, and as an international human rights movement
► Political context for civil society operating in periods of transition
► Roles of various entities and actors, including funders, civil society, media, and popular culture
► Relationship among local, national, transnational and international civil society, as well as political context for civil society operating in periods of transition
► Impact of transitional justice mechanisms on civil society
► Engagement of religious actors in transitional justice processes
► Art and literature
► Women's groups and transitional justice
► Civil society and disarmament, demobilization and rehabilitation
The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2011. Papers should be submitted online from the Journal's webpage. For questions or further information, please contact the Journal's Managing Editor at

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