The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the course Beyond Transitional Justice: From the Individual to the Community, 02-04 December 2015.
The course is lectured by Prof. Harvey Weinstein (Human Rights Center, University of Carlifornia Berkeley), with Lorna McGregor (Director University Human Rights Center University of Essex), Elin Skaar (Christian Michelsen Institute), Anne Margrete Sønneland (Diakomhjemmet University College), Inger Skjelsbæk (Department of Psychology University of Oslo and PRIO) and Nora Sveaass (Department of Psychology, University of Oslo).
The course focuses on psychological aspects of transitional justice in the area of population or societal responses, critiques of PTSD, the dangers of victimhood as a social identity, and the myth of reconciliation. The course will have a topical approach to these themes through focus on transitional justice mechanisms from the Balkans, Africa and the Americas.
The deadline for applications is 30 October 2015.
For further information about the course program and admission, please visit the course page.