In an afternoon symposium, lectures and discussions will consider issues of gender in peacekeeping and transitional justice from interdisciplinary, feminist, intersectional and postcolonial perspectives. The symposium aims at questioning and complementing the hegemonic mainstream discourses by highlighting critical and peripheral voices and analyses.
13.15 – 14.30
Gender and agency in international law and politics: peace-keeping, transitional justice and forced migration (Gina Heathcote, SOAS University of London)
14.30 – 15.00
15.00 – 18.00: Gender in local and regional transitional justice processes
Case study 1 Cambodia (Silke Studzinsky, Victims Participation Office at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers)
Case study 2 Zimbabwe (Khanyisela Moyo, Ulster University)
Case study 3 Afghanistan (Sari Kouvu, University of Gothenburg)