Recent News from the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation
The IHJR Welcomes a New Chairperson and Theory of Change - The Hague, 26 November 2013 – The Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR) is pleased to announce the nomination of Bill Shipsey (Ireland) as Chairperson of the Executive Committee. He succeeds Judge Richard J. Goldstone who has served as founding Chairperson since 2004 and to whom the IHJR is immensely grateful. Mr. Shipsey comes [...] Out now: free online version of Two Sides of the Coin - We have taken our first step in releasing our publications online! Two Sides of the Coin: Independence and Nakba 1948 (English-Hebrew) is now available to download for free. Stay tuned for the online publications of: - Two Sides of the Coin (English-Arabic) - Zoom In: Palestinian Refugees of 1948, Remembrances (English-Hebrew) - Zoom In: Palestinian Refugees of [...] Publication “Truth Will Out: Indonesian Accounts of the 1965 Mass Violence” - For several years now, the IHJR has been involved in a partnership with the Center for History and Political Ethics in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. We are proud to announce the IHJR-sponsored publication of Truth Will Out: Indonesian Accounts of the 1965 Mass Violence (Suara di Balik Prahara), edited by Dr. Baskara T. Wardaya, that came out of [...] The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 By Margaret MacMillan - In The Economist’s review of IHJR advisory board member Margaret MacMillan’s new book “The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914,” we see the price of national pride combined with weak unimaginative leadership. MacMillan berates the leaders of the day writing that “it was Europe and the world’s tragedy in retrospect that none of [...] Article on ‘Crossing Borders’ in Agos, November - Agos, an Armenian weekly newspaper published in Istanbul, Turkey, featured this article about our exhibition Crossing Borders between Turkey and Armenia, that was held in The Hague last October. Furthermore, the project will be presented at the Elysee Treaty Conference, taking place in Istanbul on 7-8 November 2013, which deals with the relations between Turkey and Armenia from social, historical and political [...] Crossing Borders Between Turkey and Armenia - On October 15 2013, the IHJR launched the photographic exhibition Crossing Borders between Turkey and Armenia in the Hague Municipality. This project is one element of a larger undertaking, Ani, Kars, Gyumri: Journey towards Understanding, developed by the IHJR to promote dialogue and build trust in Turkish and Armenian civil society. Crossing Borders is a collaboration between [...]
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.