About the Essex Transitional Justice Network

The Essex Transitional Justice Network brings together people from the University of Essex and collaborators from the UK and abroad. We are exploring issues faced by societies that are undergoing fundamental socio-political change, notably the transition from a repressive to a democratic or constitutional regime, or from a state of civil war and unrest to peace and prosperity. Our approach is transdisciplinary and broad – looking not only at traditional topics of transitional justice (such as criminal justice, reparations, vetting, or truth and reconciliation), but also at wider and previously neglected issues (such as poverty and development, and informal justice mechanisms). Our aim is to provide a platform for researchers, practitioners, and decision-makers to better understand transitional justice and thereby to improve the situation on the ground. We engage in research activities, teaching, and consultancy, and welcome collaboration and requests for advice from everyone on the globe.


    Talk on Art and Transitional Justice - Professor Vikki Bell

    Tuesday 3 March 2015 1-2pm 5S.4.9 Chaired by Sanja Bahun

    British Council/ETJN Workshop - "Dealing with Land Destitution and Structural Inequalities in Transitions"

    25 - 28 February 2015, Javeriana University, Bogota


    'But They Can't Break Stones' Distaru, 2015 - Thursday 26th February LTB10 6pm

    Film TBC - Thursday 5th March LTB10 6pm