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Forthcoming Workshops

Reimagining Victims' Reparation, Dignification, and Social Justice for Living Deaths in Mexico, Colombia, and Spain (in Spanish, invitation only)

30th of April 2024 from 2-5 pm, online. 

This workshop explores the role of civil society and bottom-up participation in delivering reparation, dignification of collective memory, and social justice to victims of forced disappearances through cultural and transmedia initiatives in Spain, Colombia, and Mexico. It aims to discuss the challenges of collective memory and reparations in these contexts, initiatives of collective memory and reparation and practical recommendations for nation-states, stakeholders, NGOs, and grassroots groups to contribute to a victim-centred angle in the creation of reparative policies and practices.


Associate .Prof. Catalina Montoya (Liverpool Hope University), Professor Claire Taylor (University of Liverpool), Dr Camilo Tamayo (University of Huddersfield), Dr Ailsa Peate (University of Westminster) and Natalia Maystorovich (University of Sydney).

Participant organisations:   

Museo Casa de la Memoria Indómita (Mexico), CNMH (Colombia), Unidad de Búsqueda de Personas dadas por Desaparecidas (Colombia), Rodeemos el Diálogo (Colombia), Fundación Nydia Erika Bautista para los Derechos Humanos (Colombia), Mujeres Caminando por la Verdad | Corporación Jurídica Libertad (Colombia), Mujer Diáspora (Colombia), organización Abya Yala (Colombia), Sputnik Labrego (Spain) and experts. 

International communication, culture, and the challenges of peace  

20th of June, 2-5pm, hybrid (online and in LHU Hope Park Campus)

Sponsored by Liverpool Hope University through the Research Engagement and Impact Development Fund

Date: June 20 

Time: 2-5pm

Venue: Learning Lab, Liverpool Hope University and via Zoom

This hybrid workshop focuses on the contribution strategic communication, public information, culture, and Public Diplomacy can make to peace and coexistence, led by countries and organisations who have a stake in international peacebuilding, from the perspective of practitioners. It aims to foster a community of practice experience to share views around the role that communication, information and cultural engagement can play coordinating efforts with the international community as well as reaching out to local stakeholders where such efforts are targeted.