Session

Political Science

Description

This paper presents preliminary remarks for the research project on Transitional justice in Kosovo. Building a state, recovering from the past. The main research questions concern how and why transitional justice efforts in Kosovo have been constructed and implemented. The project will involve discussion about transitional justice (TJ) as a concept; the background of Kosovo conflict and how it internalized international norms and standards connected to transition and peace-building efforts. Social constructivism’s relevance as IR will be tested.

Keywords:

transitional justice, Kosovo, norm internalization

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-11-6

First Page

62

Last Page

66

Location

Durres, Albania

Start Date

7-11-2015 9:00 AM

End Date

7-11-2015 5:00 PM

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Transitional justice in state-building processes in Kosovo – social constructivism perspective

Durres, Albania

This paper presents preliminary remarks for the research project on Transitional justice in Kosovo. Building a state, recovering from the past. The main research questions concern how and why transitional justice efforts in Kosovo have been constructed and implemented. The project will involve discussion about transitional justice (TJ) as a concept; the background of Kosovo conflict and how it internalized international norms and standards connected to transition and peace-building efforts. Social constructivism’s relevance as IR will be tested.