swisspeace has conducted research on Cambodia related to Dealing with the Past.
In 2016, Julie Bernath defended her PhD thesis which dealt with the Khmer Rouge trials. Therefore, she conducted several interviews with vicitims and officials showing that a profound dealing with the past process should rely of more extensive social debates.
Latest Activities and Publications
swisspeace, May 2017
Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences Award
Julie Bernath was awarded the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences award for her for her published article "Complex Political Victims in the Aftermath of Mass Atrocity: Reflections from the Khmer Rouge Tribunal" in the International Journal on Transitional Justice.
Julie Bernath, Sandra Rubli, 2016
Exploring the Nexus of Resistance, Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice
In: Conflict & Society, Special Issue on ‘Resistance to Transitional Justice’ edited by Briony Jones and Thomas Brudholm, Vol. 2 (1): pp. 87-103.
Julie Bernath, 2016
Transitional Justice in Kambodscha: Die späte strafrechtliche Aufarbeitung des Khmer Rouge Regimes
In: Mihr, A., Pickel, S., Pickel, G. (co-eds.) Handbuch Transitional Justice: Aufarbeitung von Unrecht, Rechtstaatlichkeit und Demokratie. Springer, Wiesbaden.
Julie Bernath, 2016
‘Complex Political Victims’ in the Aftermath of Mass Atrocity: Reflections on the Khmer Rouge Tribunal
In: The International Journal of Transitional Justice, Special Issue ‘Reconsidering Appropriate Responses to Victims of Conflict’ edited by Juan Méndez., Vol. 10 (1), pp. 46-66
26 - 29 August 2015
ECPR General Conference
swisspeace PhD candidate Julie Bernath co-convened the Human Rights and Transitional Justice (TJ) section of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) at the General Conference of the University of Montreal. Senior researcher Briony Jones presented her research on Côte d'Ivoire. More information