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Summer School - Transitional Justice and the Politics of Memory

Venue: Cres, Croatia
Period: June 23 - July 3, 2014
Application deadline: March 14, 2014


Research in Ethics and Globalisation (REG), the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Rijeka and Pomona College are delighted to announce our Summer School on Transitional Justice and the Politics of Memory in the Mediterranean, which will be held on the island of Cres, Croatia from 23 June to 3 July 2014.

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 summer school academic program, which will include an international panel of experts, this course will also include films, excursions, a special workshop on academic writing, publishing and grant proposal writing, 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

Application Procedure

Apply now by sending your application form and CV to .

The total fee, including tuition and ten nights accommodation in a seaside hostel, for this summer school is €500. As such places are highly limited, apply soon to secure your place at this year’s summer school! Deadline: 14 March 2014

A limited number of full tuition scholarships for regional students are available.


The following team of lecturers, plus other experts and practitioners in transitional justice, will provide lecture during the Summer School:

  • Dr. Mietek Boduszynski (Pomona College, USA)
  • Dr. Andrej Krickovic (School of Higher Economics, Moscow)
  • Dr. Christopher K. Lamont (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
  • Dr. Christian Axboe Neilsen (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
  • Dr. Vjeran Pavlakovic (University of Rijeka, Croatia)
  • Dr. Vladimir Petrovic (Netherlands Institute for War and Holocaust Studies)
  • Prof. dr. Andrej Zwitter (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)


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