Panel Discussion

The form of a panel dicission allows a comprehensive approach that gives a voices towards reconciliation and peace workers, witnesses and experts, which are discussing potentials and limits of reconciliation proceedings.


 A 3- Announcement Open Lecture Präsident Yu_STU Seoul Interkultureller Koreanisch-Deutscher Vortragsabend hosted by the Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies

The Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS) was proud to announce the "Interkultureller Koreanisch-Deutscher Vortragsabend" (Intercultural Korean-German Lecture Evening) on the topic "Die Bedeutung von Bonhoeffers Friedens- und Versöhnungsdenken für Ostasien und Europa" (The Meaning of Bonhoeffers Thinking about Peace and Reconciliation pro East Asia and Europe)...more



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A 3- Announcement Open Lecture Joram Tarusaria

Open Lecture by Joram Tarusarira "Religio-political non-conformism, democratization and reconciliation in Zimbabwe"

The Zimbabwean scholar Joram Tarusarira achieved inter alia a Master of Arts in Religious Studies (African Traditional Religion, University of Zimbabwe, 2005), a Master of Arts in Reconciliation Studies (Trinity College Dublin (Ireland, 2009) and also a Master of Adult Education (St. Francis Xavier University (Canada), 2012). He's academically interested in Religious Studies, Sociology and Politics. And since 2011 he's a Ph.D. Candidate...more


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Panel Discussion- What happens 20 years after genocide in Ruanda

Podiumsdiskussion - "Erinnerung und Versöhnung im Blick auf das postgenozidale Ruanda"

On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, the JCRS hosted a panel discussion on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide in 1994. Dr. Christine Schließer from the Institute of Social Ethics at the University of Zurich gave the key lecture on "Remembrance and Reconciliation: Theological Perspectives on Post-Genocide Rwanda".
Drawing on the idea of Cultural Memory in the work of Paul Ricoeur and Aleida Assmann, the lecture addressed the difficult task of remembering a painful past...more



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Announcement Open Lecture Prof. Dong Choon Kim Open Lecture Prof. Dong Choon Kim "The Delayed and Institutionalized Justice: An Assessment on the South Korea's Truth and Reconciliation Commission"

Professor Dong-Choon Kim (Sung Kong Hoe University, Seoul), May 19, 2014

From February 17 to May, 2014, the Graduate School of East Asian Studies (GEAS), FU Berlin was joined by Prof. Dong-Choon Kim as a visiting professor. Dong-Choon Kim served as a Standing Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of the Republic of South Korea (TRCK) from 2005 to 2010. He received his PhD in Sociology...more