project . 2019 - 2024 . On going

VictPart

Righting Victim Participation in Transitional Justice
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 804154 Call for proposal: ERC-2018-STG
  • Funded under: H2020 | ERC | ERC-STG Overall Budget: 1,497,410 EURFunder Contribution: 1,497,410 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Jul 2019
    End Date
    31 Dec 2024
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
The question of how to serve justice, facilitate peaceful transitions and empower victims of past large-scale abuses is about as old as the field of transitional justice (TJ) itself. Increasingly, academics and practitioners are turning to participatory approaches as a promising way to make advances regarding these issues. An oft-cited benefit of victim participation in TJ processes is that it allegedly increases the legitimacy of these processes by rendering them more locally relevant, and that it empowers participants. However, little is known about how to organize this participation in practice or under which conditions alleged benefits (for individual victim...
Description
The question of how to serve justice, facilitate peaceful transitions and empower victims of past large-scale abuses is about as old as the field of transitional justice (TJ) itself. Increasingly, academics and practitioners are turning to participatory approaches as a promising way to make advances regarding these issues. An oft-cited benefit of victim participation in TJ processes is that it allegedly increases the legitimacy of these processes by rendering them more locally relevant, and that it empowers participants. However, little is known about how to organize this participation in practice or under which conditions alleged benefits (for individual victim...
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