Conflict and Reconciliation in Africa: Rethinking International Intervention and the Nuremberg Model

Course Description Framed by recent events in South Sudan, Nigeria and Central Africa Republic, this course will introduce students to recent debates among academics, policy-makers and activists on both how we should understand the causes and structural terms of large-scale violence in Africa and on the main contemporary models for reconciliation and transitional justice.  The predominating Nuremberg model of transitional justice—structured around international military intervention and trials based in international criminal courts—will be contrasted with other models, especially the South

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