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Transitional Justice

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Transitional Justice

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Anno accademico 2022/2023

Codice attività didattica
GIU0824B - GIU0586
Docenti
Prof. Azubike Chinwuba Onuora Oguno (Titolare del corso)
Prof.ssa Margherita Salvadori (Titolare del corso)
Corso di studio
Laurea magistrale a ciclo unico in Giurisprudenza - a Torino (D.M. 270/2004) [f004-c501]
Laurea magistrale in European Legal Studies - a Torino (D.M. 270/2004)[0703M21]
Anno
3° anno, 4° anno, 5° anno
Periodo
Primo semestre
Tipologia
Caratterizzante, Affine o integrativo, A scelta dello studente
Crediti/Valenza
6
SSD attività didattica
IUS/13 - diritto internazionale
Erogazione
Mista
Lingua
Inglese
Frequenza
Obbligatoria
Tipologia esame
Orale
Tipologia unità didattica
modulo
Insegnamento integrato
Advanced International Law (GIU0824)
Prerequisiti
Thursday and Friday
from 8 am to 10 am
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13 October online:  
https://unito.webex.com/meet/margherita.salvadori
14 October online:
https://unito.webex.com/meet/azubikechinwuba.onuoraoguno
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From 20 October in presence Aula D3

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Sommario insegnamento

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Obiettivi formativi

The main objective of the course is to provide participants with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of Transitional Justice to understand the challenges, options and implications of different approaches to justice in peace processes.

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Risultati dell'apprendimento attesi

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  • Appreciate the complexity of the legacies of conflict and human rights violations, and efforts to redress them.
  • Identify the range of possible legal, institutional, and policy frameworks that have been marshaled in an attempt to respond to large-scale human rights atrocities.
  • Analyze the tensions and debates that surround the choice between different intervention options.
  • Evaluate the various levels at which transitional justice interventions can take place.
  • Critically analyze the goals of transitional justice processes and the extent to which different mechanisms help to advance these goals.



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Programma

Module I - INTRODUCTION TO TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE

Session 1 -

  • Knowing each other better
  • What is Project-based Learning?

Session 2 -

  • Exploring previous knowledge
  • Glossary of terms
  • Transitional Justice Overview

Session 3 -

  • Components of TJ: Right to truth; Prosecution initiatives; Delivering reparations; Institutional reform; National consultations


Module II - INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE 

Session 4 -

  • History of International Criminal Justice

Session 5 -

  • Truth-telling and truth commissions
  • Truth and reconciliation commissions. Case Study: Continental Perspectives- Panel discussion

Session 6 -

  • Country Presentations-Students prepare to discuss specific country experiences and critique procedures and outcomes

Session 7 -

  • Country Presentations-Students prepare to discuss specific country experiences and critique procedures and outcomes-Assignment

Module III - CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS

Session 8 -

  • International Criminal Tribunals in historical context. Case Studies: Nuremberg, Tokyo, Rwanda (ICTR) and Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

Session 9 -

  • The International Criminal Court and Procedures. Case Studies: Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Sudan

Session 10 -

  • Transitional Justice from a Gender Lens-Panel-
  • Session 11 - Emerging Perspectives to Realizing Transitional Justice
  •  An Inclusive Approach to transitional Justice
  • Transitional Justice and Climate Change

Module IV - MEMORY AND REPARATION

Session 12 -

  • Amnesties and Reparations in Transitional Justice. International Perspectives- Panel-

Session 13 -

  • Legal Mobilization for Transitional Justice
  • Advocacy methods and Approach: Assisgnment component Included

Session 14

  • The challenges of the SVS approach to Transitional Justice

Session 15

  • Preparing the project, Country Presentation and scenarios (Note that students will prepare and present Advocacy method and Approach for any specific situation of their choice)

Module V - INSTITUTIONAL REFORMS

Session 16 -

  • Regional Initiatives on Transitional Justice

Session 17 -

  • Transitional justice and disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR)

Session 18 -

  • Debate: Justice, Truth and Reconciliation-Which should International Law Promote?

Session 19 -

  • Revisions and Discussions

Session 20 -

Final assessment

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Modalità di insegnamento

This course is designed for an interactive audience and requires an active participation of the students. Real cases and situations will be presented and discussed. S tudents gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging, and complex question, problem, or challenge. 

Students as a result, develop deep content knowledge as well as critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, and communication skills.

All classes are in Person.

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Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

Participation in class (40%)

Genuine student engagement with the course material and active participation of all students is essential to the success of this course. Participation will be assessed on the basis of:

- Regular presence in class.
- Teamwork.
- Contribution to discussion and active participation in class activities: active involvement for participation will be assessed by both the quantity and the quality of each student's engagement during the discussions. The following criteria will be taken into account:

* Effective communication of ideas (logical organization of ideas / structure; clear explanations; relevant examples; appropriate use of visual or oral learning aids; ability to engage with the class).

* Understanding of topic, analysis and argument (explanation of relevant terms and socio-political context; explanation of principal debates; critical engagement with the relevant literature; articulation and defense of clear, insightful arguments, and / or stimulation of debate around different approaches to the issue under discussion; relevance and analytical depth of discussion questions).

Quality of Assessments (60%)

Students will be expected to do three assesments during the course.

1. Each student will prepare a country report as indicated in the course outline.

2. Each student will prepare an advocacy material to promote transitional justice.

3. Each student will participate in a class debate (topics will be assigned).

All assisgnments are required to be evaluated at the end of the course. 

 

Testi consigliati e bibliografia



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Altro
Titolo:  
TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSIONS AND WAR CRIMES TRIBUNALS IN AFRICA
URL:  
Obbligatorio:  
Si


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Altro
Titolo:  
TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSIONS: GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS AND A CRITICAL COMPARISON OF THE COMMISSIONS OF CHILE AND EL SALVADOR
Descrizione:  
Mark Vasallo, 'Truth and Reconciliation Commissions: General Considerations and a Critical Comparison of the Commissions of Chile and El Salvador' (2002) 33 U Miami Inter-Am L Rev 153
Obbligatorio:  
Si


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Altro
Titolo:  
Savages, victims, and saviors: The metaphor of human rights
Descrizione:  
Mutua, Makau. "Savages, victims, and saviors: The metaphor of human rights." Harv. Int'l LJ 42 (2001): 201.
Obbligatorio:  
Si


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Altro
Titolo:  
Accountability for Violations Against Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria: Finding a Nexus Between International Criminal Justice and Human Rights Violations
Descrizione:  
Onuora-Oguno, Azubike Chinwuba, Oluwabunmi Niyi-Gafar, and Ikebundu Francis Ekene. "Accountability for Violations Against Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria: Finding a Nexus Between International Criminal Justice and Human Rights Violations." In National Accountability for International Crimes in Africa, pp. 325-355. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2022.
Obbligatorio:  
Si
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Suggested learning material, multimedia, websites and other bibliographic references are available on Moodle .

Students that can't participate actively in the course should prepare for the exams reading  all the compulsory text and the book: National Accountability for International Crimes in Africa. "Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2022.

Examination shall be ORAL and in Person.



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Note

Note that lectures for October 6 and 7 will be online in the Webex:   https://unito.webex.com/ meet / margherita.salvadori 

NEW SHEDULE TIME  16-18 PM

- Single cycle in Law: GIU0586 - TAF R - 3rd, 4th *, 5th year


- European Legal Studies :
GIU0824B course unit of GIU0824 - Advanced International Law - TAF B - I year 
GIU0586 - free choice course - TAF D - "free from year" course 

If the Combined Course GIU0824 is listed in your Study plan, its single course units can not be selected as "Free choice" courses (TAF D) and vice versa.

 

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