Below are resources generated within the network or found to be particularly useful in our research. The list includes the reading lists compiled for each of the network’s workshops.

Comparative Statistics

Colombia Workshop reading list:

  • C. (2009). ‘Transitional justice, interdisciplinarity and the state of the field and non-field’. International Journal of Transitional Justice 3, 5–27.
  • De Greiff, P. & R. Duthie (eds). (2009). Transitional Justice and Development: Making Connections. New York: Social Science Research Council. Chapter 1.
  • International Crisis Group. (2017). ‘In the Shadow of “No”: Peace after Colombia’s Plebiscite’. Latin America Report N°60.
  • Miller, Z. (2008). ‘Effects of Invisibility: In Search of the ‘Economic’ in Transitional Justice’. International Journal of Transitional Justice 3 (2), 266–291.
  • Richani, N. (2015). ‘Forced displacement, concentration of land property, and the rentier economy in Colombia’. Journal of International Affairs, 20.
  • Richani, N. (1997). ‘The political economy of violence: The war-system in Colombia’. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs, 39(2), 37-81.
  • Sanchez Leon, N. C., J. García-Godos & C. Vallejo. (2016). ‘Colombia: transitional justice before transition’. In E. Skaar; J. García-Godos & C. Collins (eds). Transitional Justice in Latin America. The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability. London: Routledge, pp.252-274.
  • Sharp, D. N. (2012). ‘Interrogating the Peripheries: The Preoccupations of Fourth Generation Transitional Justice’. Harvard Human Rights Journal 26, 149.

 Uganda Workshop reading list:

Conflict, peacebuilding and transition

  • McAuliffe, P. (2017) ‘The Marginality of Transitional Justice within Liberal Peacebuilding: Causes and Consequences’, Journal of Human Rights Practice 9(1): 91-103.
  • Sharp, D. (2015) ‘Emancipating Transitional Justice from the Bonds of the Paradigmatic Transition’, International Journal of Transitional Justice 9 (1): 150–169.

TJ & wider peacebuilding and development programmes in Uganda

  • Arnould, V. (2015) ‘Transitional justice and democracy in Uganda: Between impetus and instrumentalisation. Journal of Eastern African Studies 9(3): 354-374.
  • Fisher, J. (2014) When it pays to be a ‘fragile state’: Uganda’s use and abuse of a dubious concept. Third World Quarterly 35(2), 316-332.
  • Macdonald, A. (2017) ‘Transitional Justice and Political Economies of Survival in Post-conflict Northern Uganda’, Development and Change 48(2): 286-311.
  • Quinn, J. (2013) ‘The Supposed Accountability/ Peacebuilding Dilemma in Uganda’ in Chandra Lekha Sriram, Jemima Garcia-Godos, Johanna Herman and Olga Martin-Ortega Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding on the Ground: Victims and Ex-Combatants (Taylor and Francis): 200-218.

History of the conflict & conflict dynamics:

  • Cakaj, L. (2011) ‘Too Far from Home Demobilizing the Lord’s Resistance Army’, Enough Project.
  • Doom, R. and K. Vlassenroot (1999) ‘Kony’s Message: A New Koine? The Lord’s Resistance Army in Northern Uganda’, African Affairs, 98(390): 5-36.
  • Faber, P. (2017) ‘Sources of Resilience in the Lord’s Resistance Army’, CAN Analysis & Solutions.
  • Komakech, L. and A. Sheff (2010) ‘Traditions in Transition. Drawing on the Old to Develop the New’, Beyond Juba Working Paper 1 (Revised Edition).
  • Van Acker, F. (2004) ‘Uganda and the Lord’s Resistance Army: The New Order No One Ordered’ African Affairs, 103(412): 335-357.

The TJ Process in Uganda, traditional justice & the International Criminal Court

  • Branch, A. (2017) ‘Dominic Ongwen on Trial: The ICC’s African Dilemmas’, International Journal of Transitional Justice 11(1): 30-49.
  • Latigo, J. (2008) ‘Northern Uganda: tradition based practices in the Acholi region’, in L. Huyse & M. Salter (ed.s) Traditional Justice and Reconciliation After Violent Conflict: Learning From African Experiences International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA): 85-122.
  • McKnight, J. (2015) ‘Accountability in Northern Uganda: Understanding the Conflict, the Parties and the False Dichotomies in International Criminal Law and Transitional Justice’ Journal of African Law 59(2): 193-219.
  • Otim, M. & Kasande Sarah Kihika (2015) ‘On the Path to Vindicate Victims’ Rights in Uganda Reflections on the Transitional Justice Process Since Juba’, International Center for Transitional Justice briefing paper.

Recent UN & NGO reports on Uganda

Sri Lanka Workshop reading list:

  • The LLRC Report – Chapter 9 Principal Observations and Recommendations.
  • The Report of the UN Secretary General’s Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka – Executive Summary and Sections V, VI, VII and VIII.
  • The International Crisis Group (May 2017) ‘Sri Lanka’s Transition to Nowhere’
  • Mario Gomez (2017) ‘The Politics of Dealing with the Past in Deeply Divided Sri Lanka’, Harvard Human Rights Review.
  • Vijay Nagaraj (2016) ‘Beyond reconciliation and accountability: distributive justice and Sri Lanka’s transitional agenda’
  • Vijay Nagaraj (2015) ‘‘Beltway Bandits’ and ‘Poverty Barons’: For Profit International Development Contracting and the Military-Development Assemblage’, Development and Change 46(4): 585-617.
  • Vijay Nagaraj (2014) ‘‘A Very Highly Political Job’: Human Rights Practice, ‘The Political’, and Practitioners’ Dilemmas in Sri Lanka’, Journal of Human Rights Practice 6(3): 399-421 (co-authored with Shermal Wijewardene).
  • Kristine Höglund & Camilla Orjuela (2013) ‘Friction and the pursuit of justice in post-war Sri Lanka’, Peacebuilding, 1(3) 300-316.

On gendered aspects of TJ:

Syria Workshop reading list: