Call for Abstracts Special Issue on Documentation, Human Rights & Transitional Justice

INCORE Information incore-info at incore.ulst.ac.uk
Wed Oct 22 12:05:06 IST 2014


Having trouble reading this email? View it in your browser<http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/Announcements/Announce-12-2014.html>!

[INCORE e-Newsletter]<http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/>


INCORE Announcement - 22 October 2014
Call for Abstracts for Special Issue

[SwissPeaceBanner]

Call for Abstracts

Special Issue on Documentation, Human Rights & Transitional Justice

Journal of Human Rights Practice

Guest Editors
Brandon Hamber and Grainne Kelly (INCORE, Ulster University)
Elisabeth Baumgartner, Briony Jones, Ingrid Oliveira (swisspeace, University of Basel)


________________________________

The role of testimony and documentation is crucial to human rights work in transitional contexts. Such evidence is vital in societies seeking to deal with a past of human rights violations, and for ongoing human rights campaigns. That being said, the identification, protection, preservation and management of archives and records related to human rights violations, as well as their dissemination and utility within transitional justice mechanisms, has often been under-estimated or overlooked. [http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/img/Announcements/SI_JHPcover.gif]

This special issue of the Journal of Human Rights Practice on Documentation, Human Rights and Transitional Justice addresses this gap by bringing together academics and practitioners in an exchange on the role which documentation can, does, and should play in addressing human rights abuses of the past, and ensuring non-repetition of violations and that a human rights legacy can be established for the future.
Possible themes include, but are not limited to:


  *   Accessibility, reliability and utility of existing archives for human rights practice.
  *   Creation of new archives by transitional justice mechanisms.
  *   Alternative forms of documenting human rights abuses such as digital archives, popular song, and art.
  *   The relative value of different forms of archive for human rights practice.
  *   Use of archives of transitional justice mechanisms whose mandates have expired.
  *   Research methodologies for working with and on archives documenting human rights violations.
  *   Ethical implications of the creation, use and analysis of archives documenting human rights violations.

Submission Details

Please submit abstracts of no more than 400 words by the 1 December 2014 to Grainne Kelly<mailto:g.kelly at ulster.ac.uk?subject=Special%20Issue>(g.kelly at ulster.ac.uk). We will review abstracts for articles as well as for policy and practice notes.

The review of abstracts submitted will take place in the first week of December, and authors of selected abstracts will be invited to submit full papers for peer-review by 25 February 2015.

top<http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/Announcements/Announce-12-2014.html#top>
[Back to top][share on Twitter]<http://twitter.com/intent/tweet?url=http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/Announcements/Announce-12-2014.html%2332&text=Call%20for%20Abstracts%20for%20Special%20Issue&via=INCOREinfo&related=>

Follow us
Follow INCORE on our social networking sites:
[Facebook]<https://www.facebook.com/INCOREinfo> [Twitter] <http://twitter.com/incoreinfo>

Feedback
INCORE works hard to provide the best possible service and we welcome your feedback. If you would like to comment on any aspect of our work, email<mailto:incore at ulster.ac.uk?subject=INCORE%20e-Newsletter> or write to us at the address below. We look forward to hearing your views.



Contact us

[INCORE logo]<http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/>Ulster University
Northland Road
Derry/Londonderry
BT48 7JA
Telephone: +44 (0) 28 71675500
Fax: +44 (0) 28 71675510 <http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/>
Website: www.incore.ulster.ac.uk <http://www.incore.ulster.ac.uk/>
Email: incore at ulster.ac.uk<mailto:incore at ulster.ac.uk>


 You are receiving this email because you subscribed to our e-newsletter online
or attended one of our events.

You may subscribe<http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/subscribe.html#mail> to or unsubscribe<http://conflict.incore.ulst.ac.uk/mailman/options/incore-info> from these announcements




________________________________

This email and any attachments are confidential and intended solely for the use of the addressee and may contain information which is covered by legal, professional or other privilege. If you have received this email in error please notify the system manager at postmaster at ulster.ac.uk and delete this email immediately. Any views or opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the University of Ulster. The University's computer systems may be monitored and communications carried out on them may be recorded to secure the effective operation of the system and for other lawful purposes. The University of Ulster does not guarantee that this email or any attachments are free from viruses or 100% secure. Unless expressly stated in the body of a separate attachment, the text of email is not intended to form a binding contract. Correspondence to and from the University may be subject to requests for disclosure by 3rd parties under relevant legislation. The University of Ulster was founded by Royal Charter in 1984 and is registered with company number RC000726 and VAT registered number GB672390524.The primary contact address for the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland is,Cromore Road, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry BT52 1SA
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://conflict.incore.ulst.ac.uk/pipermail/incore-info/attachments/20141022/c02e9f8f/attachment.html>


More information about the INCORE-info mailing list