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Reconciliation in Europe

A Case Study from the Western Balkans

Enrico Milano

Introduction: Construing Reconciliation as a Legal Principle Reconciliation between national groups and States following divisive historical events, such as in particular conflicts, is most of the times a difficult and painful process. Conflicting narratives may become entrenched and the passing of time may

Thinking the Unthinkable

A Few Words on International Adjudication and the Territorial and Maritime Disputes between China, Japan and Korea

Ted L. McDorman

the three States on an equal basis. A threshold issue is whether in a workshop dedicated to reconciliation it is unthinkable even to suggest or consider that international third-party adjudication is, or may be consistent with, reconciliation? Almost by definition adjudication is confrontational

David B. Oppenheimer

passed to abolish discrimination and establish a system of positive measures to remedy discrimination and promote equality. In July 1995, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was established based on the Promotion of the National Unity and Reconciliation Amendment, No Act 34 of 1995 “to help deal with

Kim D. Reimann

I Introduction Although peace and reconciliation are processes that ultimately require official diplomacy and recognition, the road to a formal peace often involves contributions by nonstate actors such as non-governmental organizations ( ngo s), corporations, academics, citizens, businessmen

Supranational Citizenship and the Challenge of Diversity

Immigrants, Citizens and Member States in the EU


Francesca Strumia

In Supranational Citizenship and the Challenge of Diversity Francesca Strumia explores the potential of European citizenship as a legal construct, and as a marker of group boundaries, for filtering internal and external diversities in the European Union. Adopting comparative federalism methodology, and drawing on insights from the international relations literature on the diffusion of norms, the author questions the impact of European citizenship on insider/outsider divides in the EU, as experienced by immigrants, set by member states and perceived by “native” citizens. The book proposes a novel argument about supranational citizenship as mutual recognition of belonging. This argument has important implications for the constitution of insider/outsider divides and for the reconciliation of multiple levels of diversity in the EU.

Mia Swart

Tilburg Law Review 16 (2011) 30–59 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI 10.1163/221125911X590958 The Khulumani Litigation: Complementing the Work of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mia Swart Assistant Professor, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands

Thomas W. Bennett

first official document to use the term. This single word then provided the courts with a point of entry for introducing principles of reconciliation, sharing, compassion, civility, and harmony. Indeed, the success of the country’s constitutional revolution rested on reconciliation, and the Truth and

John A. Lovett

for separation from bed and board when husband and wife voluntarily lived separate and apart for one year without reconciliation), amended article 139, and added Section 302 of Title 9 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, Act. No. 618, 1954 La. Acts 1121, 1121. The cumulative effect of these changes was

Mauro Bussani

that law and time never stand still. As Nicholas Kasirer once said: “The mixed legal system is sometimes depicted as embodying the reconciliation of difference, in an imagined whole, both coherent and static, in which the experience of encounter is absent or forgotten or past or digested or pre

Gerrit Pienaar

). Lippert O (ed), Beyond the Nass Valley: National Implications of the Supreme Court’s Delgamuukw Decision , ( Fraser Institute Vancouver 2000 ). Ülgen O , “ Aboriginal Title in Canada: Recognition and Reconciliation ” ( 2000 ), NILR , 146 – 180 . Ülgen O , “ Developing the Doctrine of Aboriginal