About the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation

The Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR) is uniquely positioned at the crossroads of academia and advocacy.  Since its inception in 2004, IHJR has been committed to promoting reconciliation, tolerance, and understanding in historically divided societies. To this end, IHJR uses the innovative and effective methodology of shared narratives to engage key local stakeholders in dealing with their past.

For more information about our vision, mission and theory of change, see IHJR in Brief.

 

The IHJR

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 Leiden.