Colonialism in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries left legacies of violence, displacement, and economic underdevelopment with which European states and countries formerly under European control continue to reckon. How are damages calculated? Will restitution and recompense lead to reconciliation and social justice? Join us for a discussion of the transnational politics and history of reparations. Panelists: Joshua Kwesi Aikins, Human Rights Activist/Public Scholar Wes Alcenat, Fordham University Verene A. Shepherd, University of the West Indies Claire Greenstein, University of Alabama-Birmingham Moderated by Allyson Delnore, University of Pittsburgh
“Reckoning with the Past III: Reparations to the Victims of Colonial Violence
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