A Quarter Century after the End of the Civil War, Did We Turn the Page?
Issam Fares Institute, American University of Beirut
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In April 2015, on the 40th anniversary of the Lebanese Civil War, Issam Fares Institute at the American University of Beirut (AUB) organised the symposium “A Quarter Century after the End of the Civil War, Did We Turn the Page?”. It hosted representatives of research centres and NGOs including the Committee of the Families of the Kidnapped and Disappeared in Lebanon. The dialogue highlighted major challenges to dealing with the legacy of civil violence in Lebanon including the issue of the missing, memory and history education. The event was organised in collaboration with Asfari Institute at AUB, the International Centre for Transitional Justice and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies at the AUB.
Truth-seeking and right to know
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