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Editors-in-Chief
M. Brinton Lykes
Hugo van der Merwe

Managing Editor
Lucy Hovil

About the journal

IJTJ publishes in the growing field of transitional justice; that is, the study of those strategies employed by states and institutions to deal with a legacy of human rights abuses and to effect social reconstruction…

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Special Issues of IJTJ

2018 Special Issue: Call for Submissions

Transitional Justice from the Margins: Intersections of Identities, Power and Human Rights.

To be guest edited by Fionnuala Ní Aoláin and Eilish Rooney.

Deadline for submissions: 1 July 2017

Now published: 2016 special issue

'Reconsidering Appropriate Responses to Victims of Conflict'
Guest edited by Juan E. Méndez.

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Previous IJTJ special issues

IJTJ has published a special issue nearly every year since volume 1. Explore the full decade of topics covered by the IJTJ below.

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New online collection

The editors of IJTJ have identified 10 key papers, and 2 Notes, to feature in a special anniversary collection.

Read online for free until 31 December 2017.

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Notes from the Field

In addition to regular length articles, the IJTJ has a section entitled 'Notes from the Field’ providing an opportunity for practitioners to share their insights from the context in which they work, and to reflect critically on their own practice in an academic space where such voices are often underrepresented.

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Editor’s choice collection

The editorial team of the IJTJ have identified a selection of nearly 20 articles over the years, which we have made free to read online.

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IJTJ on the OUPblog

Victims and victimhood in Afghanistan

Read a piece on the OUPblog authored by Huma Saeed titled "Victims and victimhood in Afghanistan".

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UNDRIP, CANZUS, and indigenous rights

Read a piece on the OUPblog authored by Katherine Smits and Stephen Winter titled "UNDRIP, CANZUS, and indigenous rights".

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Honouring treaty and gender equality

Read a piece on the OUP Blog authored by Rosemary Nagy titled "Honouring treaty and gender equality".

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OUPblog collection from IJTJ

We've gathered together a list of all the OUP Blog posts written by International Journal of Transitional Justice authors.

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