Sep. 30 "The Relevance of Transitional Justice Twenty Years after 9/11"



Dr. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, University of Minnesota Law School

September 30 7:00pm CST

Virtual via Zoom:


This lecture will address the challenges and relevance of transitional justice twenty years after the events of 9/11 and in the context of the return of the Taliban to territorial control of Afghanistan. Lessons learnt over the past twenty years, and in particular the relevance of accountability, truth, justice and reparations to the 'war on terror' will be examined.

The 2021-2022 Blueprint for Transitional Justice in the US: Building on Lessons and Insights from Global Perspectives Series presented by the Illinois Global Institute in partnership with Center for African Studies, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Global Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, European Union Center, Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program.

This series is made possible by the Chancellor’s 2021-2022 Call to Action to Address Racism & Social Injustice Research Program and co-sponsored by the Humanities Research Institute. Co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Additional support is provided by the Department of Education Title VI Program.

The Relevance of Transitional Justice Twenty Years after 9/11