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Book Chapter | 2018

Transitional Justice for Human Rights: The Legacy and Future of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions

Truth commissions are an integral component of transitional justice, that is, formal and informal mechanisms set up by the state or civil society to address human rights violations committed in...
Elin Skaar (2018)
in Gerd Oberleitner: International Human Rights Institutions, Tribunals, and Courts. International Human Rights. Singapore: Springer pp. 1-21
Journal Article | 2017

Islam and gender in Europe: Subjectivities, politics and piety

'Is Islam reconcilable with feminism?' asks Haideh Moghissi (1999), echoing a concern that is currently dramatized in numerous ways across and beyond Europe. The growing presence and visibility of Muslims...
Editorial (2017)
in Feminist Review no. 98 pp. 1-8
Edited Book | 2016

Transitional Justice in Latin America: The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability

This is the first book to comprehensively and systematically trace the trajectory from impunity towards accountability for past human rights violations in the Latin American region. Based on rich historical...
Elin Skaar, Jemima Garcia-Godos, and Cath Collins (2016)
London and New York: Routledge (Transitional Justice Series)
Report in External Series | 2015

Opportunity in Crisis: Navigating Afghanistan's Uncertain Future

Afghanistan’s future remains uncertain. After one of the longest and most ambitious interventions since the Second World War, peace and stability remain elusive. Much has been achieved but at a...
Matt Waldman (2015)
London: Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Research Paper, Asia Programme) 34 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2015

Custodians of social peace or contenders in a popularity contest? The Egyptian Armed Forces and Egypt’s Coptic Christians

This report analyses current and past relations between the Egyptian Coptic Christian community and the Egyptian Armed Forces, discussing contemporary events on the backdrop of historical analysis. Based on a...
Lars Gunnar Christiansen (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:4)
Journal Article | 2012

Reconciliation in a Transitional Justice Perspective

Reconciliation is one of the most contested concepts in the scholarly debate on transitional justice, and arguably also the most difficult to measure empirically. This article provides an overview and...
Elin Skaar (2012)
Transitional Justice Review vol. 1 no. 1 pp. 54-103
CMI Brief | 2011

In search of a Palestinian leadership

This brief argues that even a successful reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah will fall short of providing the leadership the Palestinians need. Their domestic legitimacy are simply too frayed. Instead it argues...
Frode Løvlie, Dr. Basem Ezbidi (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 10 no. 6) 4 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2011

Ungdommen på al-Manara

Hilde Granås Kjøstvedt (2011)
www.uriks.no 23.03.2011
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2011

Palestinsk forsoning

Etter fire år med blodig konflikt kan det se ut som om det går mot forsoning mellom Fatah og Hamas. Er det grunn til optimisme? Hvorfor skjer det nå? Hvordan...
Hilde Granås Kjøstvedt (2011)
Dagsavisen 03.05. 2011
Book Chapter | 2010

Sustainable peacebuilding: The role of non-governmental organizations and researchers

Sustainable Diplomacies looks at how to create conditions for the reconciliation of rival ways of living, the formation of durable relationships and the promotion of global peace and security. The authors...
Arne Strand (2010)
in Costas M. Constantinou and James Der Derian, eds.: Sustainable diplomacies. London: Palgrave MacMillan pp. 173-191
Report in External Series | 2010

Good governance in Nigeria: A study in political economy and donor support

The study makes recommendations for Norway’s strategic approach to governance in Nigeria based on a political economy analysis.  Norad was requested to undertake the study by the Norwegian Embassy in...
Inge Amundsen (2010)
Oslo: Norad (Norad Report Discussion no. 17/2010) 74 p.
Book Chapter | 2009

Swearing innocence: Performing justice and 'reconciliation' in post-new order Lombok.

Kari Telle (2009)
in Birgit Brauchler: Reconciling Indonesia: Grassroots agency for peace. London and New York: Routledge pp. 57-76
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2009

Utenriksanalyse: De mørke fortidenes tid

Det tas oppgjør med fortiden over hele verden. Hvorfor nå?
Ingrid Samset (2009)
Morgenbladet 4-10 December
CMI Report | 2009

Conciliatory approaches to the insurgency in Afghanistan: An overview

This report is a preliminary mapping of initiatives designed to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. It is a snapshot in time, focusing on practices or arrangements that were still...
Astri Suhrke, Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary, Aziz Hakimi, Kristian Berg Harpviken, Akbar Sarwari and Arne Strand (2009)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2009: 1) 46 p.
Sudan Working Paper | 2008

Peace without Unity: The Dilemma of Reconciling Divergent Perspectives in Post-Conflict Sudan

Maintaining and promoting conflict-ridden Sudan as a unified entity has emerged as a central plank in the agenda of most, if not all, parties to the ongoing political conflict since...
Atta El-Battahani (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2008: 4) 18 p.
CMI Report | 2008

Keep on Talking! Review of the Nansen Dialogue Network in the Western Balkans

The review considered whether NDN activities have contributed to improved ethnic relations and to sustainable peace and reconciliation in the Western Balkans by promoting inter-ethnic dialogue. The review found that...
Vera Devine, Varja Nikolic, Hugo Stokke (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2008: 16) 66 p.
Master's Thesis | 2007

Pretending Peace: Discourses of Unity and Reconciliation in Rwanda

Trine Eide (2007)
Master Thesis in Social Anthropology. Bergen: The University
Report in External Series | 2007

Maintaining the Process? Aid to Transitional Justice in Rwanda and Guatemala, 1995-2005

This report assesses the aid that was given in support of transitional justice processes in Rwanda and Guatemala between 1995 and 2005. The analysis is based on statistical data from...
Ingrid Samset, Stina S. Petersen, Vibeke Wang (2007)
Bonn: Working Group on Development and Peace (FriEnt) 42 p.