About IHJR

Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation

The Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR) works with educational and public policy institutions to organize and sponsor historical discourse in pursuit of acknowledgement, and the resolution of historical disputes within divided communities and societies. To this end, the IHJR engages scholars, public opinion leaders and other stakeholders in convening conferences, seminars, debates, and joint research initiatives designed to address unresolved historic legacies. Since 2004, the IHJR has conducted multi-year projects in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. (… read more)

Publications

Presidential Pardons

by Timothy Ryback
Wednesday 5 July 2017

Heads of state must weigh their words, and check with lawyers, before apologizing for a country’s historic transgressions and injustices. Global Insight assesses the perils for presidents and prime ministers playing politics with history and the law. (… read more).