WATJCentre Lecture Series

The WATJCentre Lecture Series is designed as a means of bridging the gap between scholars and practitioners in the field of transitional justice by creating a platform for renowned experts to share  their  experiences on transitional justice initiatives across different parts of the globe.

Kelly Adams

Kelly Adams is a Legal Advisor at the Global Justice Center, where she focuses on sexual and gender-based violence in crimes against humanity. She holds a J.D. from the Washington University School of Law, with certificates in International and Comparative Law and Public Interest Law, and a M.P.S. in Intelligence from Georgetown University. Her writing…

Prof Tim Murithi

Professor Tim Murithi is Head of the Peacebuilding Interventions Programme at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town, and Extraordinary Professor of African Studies, at the Centre for African and Gender Studies, University of the Free State, in South Africa. He is an Honorary Research Associate, Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy…

Dr Patrick Ahern

Patrick Ahern, Ph.D. is a political and ethical philosopher whose research focuses on themes of Critical Theory, Early Modern Thought, Human Rights Theory, and Critical Social Justice. His previous publications include, “Pathic Identification in Populist Movements: The Spectre of Antisemitism in Right and Left Populist Protests” (in Critical Theory and the Critique of Antisemitism, Bloomsbury…

Prof. Jendele Hungbo

Jendele Hungbo is Professor of Journalism and Media Studies at KolaDaisi University, Ibadan. He is also a Research Associate with the Department on Media Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. His research interests cut across Broadcast media, New (interactive) Media, Social media, postcolonial identities and representations in the media in Africa among others. He previously…

Professor Horace G Campbell

Professor Horace G Campbell is a Professor of African American Studies and Political Science at Syracuse University in New York, United States. He is well renowned for his work on international peace and social justice, and has been involved in several of African liberation struggles with remarkable impacts across the Caribbean, North America, Europe and…

Crimes Against Humanity Treaty Efforts at the United Nations: The Journey So Far

WATJCentre Distinguished Personality Lecture Series Speaker: Kelly Adams, Legal Advisor, Global Justice Centre, USA Moderator: Iwalewa Olorunyomi, Research Officer, The West African Transitional Justice Centre, Nigeria Date: July 11, 2024 Time: 3pm (GMT+1 )  Platform: Zoom Registration Link: https://binghamton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAlcuCsrjsqH9N7KEBUFwDPIJnhF7eza-M5 Video Link: 

Transitional Justice and the Transformation of the Multilateral System

WATJCentre Distinguished Personality Lecture Series Speaker: Prof Tim Murithi, Peacebuilding Interventions, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, South Africa Moderator: Madhuvanti Gia Mukherjee, Research Officer, The West African Transitional Justice Centre, Nigeria Date: April 4, 2024 Time: 3pm (GMT+1 )  Platform: Zoom Registration Link:  https://binghamton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcufu-pqzstHdax9KvP6JJYHWF_YrO12FNg Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLCO1vbgh-U

Working Through or Running from the Past? The limits of forgiveness for restorative justice

WATJCentre Distinguished Personality Lecture Series Speaker: Dr Patrick Ahern, Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Dayton, USA Moderator: Dr Justin Fugo, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Dayton, USA Date: January 12, 2024 Time: 3pm (GMT+1 )  Platform: Zoom Registration Link: https://binghamton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0uce-orzsrHtxY_c1R1IGLb3YAb-P6ddvO#/registration  Video Link: https://youtu.be/qarcXhbrHmk?si=u9m5c1bTPPmtc8ER

Trauma in the Byline: Normative Practices and Precarity among Crime Reporters in Nigeria

WATJCentre Distinguished Personality Lecture Series Speaker: Prof. Jendele Hungbo, Professor of Journalism and Media, KolaDaisi University, Nigeria Moderator: Ms Hauwa Shaffii Nuhu, Managing Editor, HumAngle Media, Abuja, Nigeria Date: October 12, 2023 Time: 3pm (GMT+1 )  Platform: Zoom Registration Link: https://binghamton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctduippz8rG9HN2b_BbahJcotHkZ2PrFgn Video Link: https://youtu.be/D5eyKdcHxro?si=88nAsCqCZt359JwH

African Revolution and Reparative Justice in the 21st Century

WATJCentre Distinguished Personality Lecture Series Speaker: Prof. Horace G Campbell, Professor of African American Studies and Political Science, Syracuse University Moderator: Dr Senayon Olaoluwa, Head, Diaspora and Transnational Studies Unit, University of Ibadan  Date: July 6, 2023 Time: 3pm (GMT+1 )  Platform: Zoom Registration Link: https://binghamton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYpceChqDgqGtT2ugdtgiMV8BkwCAvplhJs#/registration Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mp7ALk36Kis