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Summer School on Transitional Justice and the Politics of Memory

Venue: Cres (Croatia)
Period: 4 - 14 July 2016
Application Deadline: 15 April 2016


Globalisation Studies Groningen, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Rijeka, Montclair State University, and Pomona College with support from the EU Center of California, are delighted to announce our fourth annual Summer School on Transitional Justice and the Politics of Memory, which will be held on the island of Cres, Croatia from 4 – 14 July 2016.

This intensive 10-day summer school will explore transitional justice and the politics of memory in the context of the Mediterranean region alongside a number of comparative perspectives from elsewhere in the globe. In addition to the academic program, which will include an international panel of experts, this course will also include films, excursions, and guest lectures from leading transitional justice practitioners.


Transitional Justice and Memory themes covered include:

  • Introduction to Transitional Justice
  • Criminal Justice and Accountability
  • Memory (Memorialization and Commemorative Practices)
  • Oral Histories and Truth Commissions
  • Lustration

Students from Montclair State University and Pomona College should consult with their local summer school coordinators for tuition payment and admission.

Places are highly limited, apply soon to secure your place at this year’s summer school!

To Apply

The total fee, including tuition and ten nights accommodation in a seaside hostel, for this summer school is €800.

Apply now by sending your application form and CV to


Information & contacts

Dr. Christopher K. Lamont
Assistant Professor
Department of International Relations & International Organization
University of Groningen
The Netherlands

Tel: +31 50 363 2641


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