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Arnaud Kurze

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Associate Professor of Justice Studies, Montclair State University
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Transitional Justice 2.0: Youth, Art and Alternative Justice Spaces

Full Biography

Arnaud Kurze is Assistant Professor of Justice Studies at Montclair State University. His scholarly work on transitional justice in the post-Arab Spring world focuses particularly on youth activism, art and collective memory. He is currently leading a Digital Humanities Project on political change in the Mediterranean basin and is co-organizing the Cres Summer School on Transitional Justice. Since 2013 he has been a Visiting Scholar at New York University. He is widely published and the editor of New Critical Spaces in Transitional Justice: Gender, Art & Memory. He is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the American Council on Learned Societies and Sciences Po.

Major Publications

New Critical Spaces in Transitional Justice: Gender Art, & Memory, (2019) Indiana University Press.

“#WarCrimes #PostConflictJustice #Balkans: Youth, Performance Activism and the Politics of Memory,” (2016). Oxford International Journal of Transitional Justice, Vol. 20, No. 3, 451-470, doi: 10.1093/ijtj/ijw014

"Contested Spaces of Transitional Justice: Legal Empowerment in Global Post-Conflict Contexts Revisited," (2015). The International Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 19, No. 3, 260-276.

“Afraid to Cry Wolf: Human Rights Activists’ Conundrum to Define Narratives of Justice and Truth in the Former Yugoslavia,” (2013) with Iva Vukusic. In Olivera Simic and Zala Volcic, Transitional Justice and Civil Society in the Balkans, Springer: New York.

Previous Terms

Arnaud Kurze is Associate Professor of Justice Studies at Montclair State University. His scholarship on transitional justice in the post-Arab Spring world focuses particularly on youth activism, art and collective memory. He is currently working on an international digital archives collaboration called Project AROS, aimed at improving the visualization of historical documents and data. He is widely published and the editor of New Critical Spaces in Transitional Justice: Gender, Art & Memory. He is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the American Council on Learned Societies and Sciences Po.