Full scholarships:IATJ will award 5 full scholarships for selected researchers, academics, practitioners and graduate students from within African institutions, working on transitional justice projects in Africa. The scholarship covers a round trip air ticket, accommodation, breakfast, lunch break teas and dinner. It does not cover the cost of internal travels.Partial scholarship:IATJ will award 10 partial scholarships from selected participants from within African civil society organizations and NGOs working on transitional justice projects. The partial scholarship includes accommodation, breakfast, lunch, break teas and dinner. It does not include the cost of air travel and internal travel.
Venue: Kampala, Uganda
Date: 21 - 27, 2010 (Arrival on Sunday 21, and departure on Saturday 27)
Full course days will run from Monday 22 to Friday 26 November 2010.
Contact information: For further information, please contact Mr. Levis Onegi, ATJRN Research and Advocacy Coordinator, Refugee Law Project, Faculty of Law, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, on iatj (at) refugeelawproject.org
Deadline: September 31, 2010
The Refugee Law Project (RLP), Faculty of Law, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, in collaboration with the African Transitional Justice Research Network (ATJRN) has established an Institute for African Transitional Justice (IATJ). The institute is pleased to announce its first short course on African Transitional Justice. The course will take place in Kampala, Uganda from 21 - 27 November 2010. This week-long residential course will consist of a series of interactive lectures, workshops, and round table discussions focusing the theme "Addressing Transitional Justice in the Context of African Challenges". This is a unique opportunity to explore and deepen your comprehension of the ever changing boundaries of transitional justice, as they relate to post-colonial and post-conflict societies in Africa.
Target group:The course targets researchers, graduate students, policy-makers, practitioners, and humanitarian actors; both international and national, who are working in the field of transitional justice, with Research Institutions, Universities, Civil Society Organisations, NGOs, International NGOs, Regional Organisations, Foreign Missions and the United Nations' Agencies.
Application procedure: Applicants must submit a complete course application form along a letter of reference from their institution or organization of affiliation.. Applicants MUST have English proficiency. Application materials must be submitted electronically. Application forms may be accessed at; www.refugeelawproject.org. Applicants are advised to apply in a timely manner, because there is a limited space. If selected, applicants will be required to confirm their participation by 31st September 2010.
Number of participants: A total of 30 participants will be selected. Further information regarding venue, accommodation etc will be communicated to selected applicants later. .