Transitional Justice and Global Politics: International and Local Perspectives
The Minerva Center for Human Rights and Fried-Gal Transitional Justice Program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Faculty of Law, in cooperation with the Embassy of Switzerland in Israel, are pleased to invite you to an international symposium on November 29, 2018, on the interplay between global politics and transitional justice. The symposium, bringing together local and international scholars and practitioners engaged in transitional justice initiatives and research, aims to map and critically evaluate the external political conditions under which transitional justice interventions are considered or attempted in different states.
Schedule- November 29, 2018:
09:30-10:00 Reception and Registration
H.E. Jean-Daniel Ruch, Ambassador of Switzerland to Israel,
Prof. Yuval Shany, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
10:15-12:00 Comparative Perspectives on Transitional Justice and Global Politics. Speakers:
Prof. Ruti Teitel, New York Law School; Author, “Globalizing Transitional Justice” (OUP, 2014); Co-Director of the Fried-Gal Transitional Justice Program, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Dr. Pierre Hazan, University of Geneva; Transitional Justice Advisor for the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Geneva.
Dr. Rudina Jasini, Economic Social Research Council (ESRC) Fellow, University of Oxford; ESRC Project on Advancing the Impact of Victim Participation at the International Criminal Court.
Dr. Michal Saliternik, School of Law, Netanya Academic College; Specialist in law and justice in peace processes, civil society participation and the role of international facilitators
Chair: Prof. Yuval Shany, Co-Director of the Fried-Gal Transitional Justice Program, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
12:15-14:00 Transitional Justice and Global Politics in the Israel-Palestine Context. Speakers:
Adv. Limor Yehuda, PhD Candidate, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Two States, One Homeland Initiative
Mr. Mostafa Elostaz and Mr. Gadi Baltiansky, Geneva Initiative
Dr. Daphna Shraga, Tel-Aviv University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Former UN Principal Legal Advisor
Chair: Prof. Tomer Broude, Academic Director of the Minerva Center for Human Rights and Co-Director of the Fried-Gal Transitional Justice Program, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Please pre-register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdv_JiVa14XNfGzjwT_ZTn_DtyMp-Q_7v0uWGbzqH-czVtCag/viewform