IHJR listed among Best Books 2012
Our efforts to bridge differences between Israeli and Palestinian history are saluted for the year 2012. Our publications are quoted by The Independent and Clionauta, Blog de Historia in their list of the best history books of 2012.
IHJR at Brandeis
On Wednesday October 31 IHJR Director Ms. Catherine Cissé-van den Muijsenbergh gave a keynote lecture at the conference “Exposure: Photography and the Politics of Looking” at the Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University, in Boston.
International Day September 23rd
On September 23rd 2012, Anna Kiebert, Joël Groeneveld and Catherine Cissé- van den Muijsenbergh from the IHJR participated for the fourth time in The Hague International Day at the World Convention Forum.
IHJR at the Institute of European Studies of Brussels
On May 2012 Catherine Cissé van den Muijsenbergh gave a lecture at the Institut d’Etudes Européennes of the Université Libre de Bruxelles as part of a course organized by Professor Jihane Sfeir on “Memories in Conflict: the Arab-Israeli Conflict”.
Conference in Kosovo “Dealing with the Past and Reconciliation” May 22
On May 22, 2012 IHJR’s Executive Director Catherine Cissé-van den Muijsenbergh was invited to speak at the public conference titled “Dealing with the Past and Reconciliation: What Kind of Truth Seeking Mechanism does Kosovo Need?’’, jointly organized by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kosovo and the International Civilian Office.
IHJR Newsletter, May 2012
We are pleased to announce the IHJR Newsletter May 2012. In this issue: News from the office at the Laan van Meerdervoort in The Hague, interviews with the authors of Two Sides of the Coin, a review on Political Myths in the Former Yugoslavia and Successor States, an article on the centenary of the African National Congress and more.
Trip to Israel/Palestine February 2-3
From the 2nd to the 3rd of February 2012, an IHJR delegation took a trip to Israel and the Palestinian Territories to deepen the dissemination and outreach of the IHJR publications.
The Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR) works with educational and public policy institutions to organize and sponsor historical discourse in pursuit of acknowledgement, and the resolution of historical disputes. Founded in 2004, the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR) is an independent, nonprofit institution based in The Hague.
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2011 has been a fruitful and eventful year as during which the Institute has been able to make a meaningful contribution to the field of transitional justice. This annual report draws special attention to the outcomes of IHJR projects. The year 2011 was marked by the release of 8 volumes on shared history of the former Yugoslavia, the Middle East, Kenya, considerable progress on the project in Armenia and Turkey and a diverse range of dissemination activities.
Center for History, Democracy and Reconciliation
The CHDR is an outcome of the IHJR Project in the Former Yugoslavia.