Human Rights and Transitional Justice

Human Rights and Transitional Justice

In 2014, the Minerva Center for Human Rights at Tel Aviv University launched its Transitional Justice Program. The program aims to promote education, research, conferences and academic collaborations in the interdisciplinary field of transitional justice, with an emphasis on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Its first project, which was managed by Dr. Sigall Horovitz, was titled: “Imagining Transitional Justice in Israel-Palestine”. The project included the following components: an  LL.M course taught by Prof. Leora Bilsky; a reading group directed by Dr. Sigall Horovitz - a post-doctoral fellow at the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions at the University of Haifa.; a Summer School on Transitional Justice in South Africa (held in Johannesburg in collaboration with the University of Johannesburg); an international conference on “Lessons for Transitional Justice in Israel/Palestine”; The key-note speaker was Prof. Mark Osiel research grants; and the visit of Prof. Naomi Roht-Arriaza, an internationally renowned TJ scholar who taught an intensive course at the Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies at TAU law faculty.  


A list of research grants awarded as part of the project can be found here.

Project report can be found here.


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