Dr. Rebekka Friedman is Assistant Professor of International Relations in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. Her research focuses on transitional justice, peace-building, gender, memory, and reconciliation.
She has carried out extensive field research on formal and informal transitional justice and reconciliation in rural and urban areas of Sierra Leone and Peru. Her book, Competing Memories: Truth and Reconciliation in Sierra Leone and Peru, is coming out with Cambridge University Press in the spring of 2017
She is co-editor (with Kirsten Ainley and Chris Mahony) of Evaluating Transitional Justice: Accountability and Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone (Palgrave 2015).
Competing Memories: Truth and Reconciliation in Sierra Leone and Peru (Cambridge University Press, August 2017)
“Implementing Transformative Justice: Survivors and Ex-Combatants at the Comisión de la Verdad y. Reconciliación in Peru.” Ethnic and Racial Studies, Special Issue: Rethinking Reconciliation and Transitional Justice after Conflict, (July 2017), pp. 1-20
“Transitional Justice, Popular Participation and Civil Society: Lessons from Sierra Leone and Peru.” In Transitional Justice in Sri Lanka, edited by Bhavani Fonseka (Center for Policy Alternatives), pp. 380-400
“Remnants of a Checkered Past: the Reintegration of Female Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka.” International Studies Quarterly (forthcoming, 2017)