Recent News from the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation

‘Crossing Borders’ exhibition: A great success - The IHJR is pleased that the photo exhibition “Crossing Borders”, organized in collaboration with the Institute Français in Instanbul, has received a warm reception. Photographers Zaven from Armenia and Mesut from Turkey have artfully demonstrated the potential for cultural understanding and bridging gaps in their exhibit of the villages of Kars, Gyumri and Ani at […]
Blog post 2: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (Pt. 1), by Tiffany Wong and Ludo Aerts -   (1) “Why do we need to learn about history? The past is behind us, we cannot change it. We should be looking towards the future – moving forward and not backwards in time!” No doubt you have heard such a response from the people around you. Nowadays, the seductive promise of Modernism, which tells […]
Event May 11th JPG Lecture: ‘Advancing Global Justice in a Turbulent World’ - On Monday May 11th ,The Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation and Leiden University are  delighted  to host Dr. Abi Williams, President of The Hague Institute of Global Justice, for a lecture on ‘Advancing Global Justice in a Turbulent World’. The lecture by Dr. Abi Williams is the first event of our Distinguished Lecture Series, in which we aim to promote dialogue within and outside […]

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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.