Review – Do Not Disturb

Cliff (Ubba) Kodero • Apr 21 2022 • Features

Wrong’s book explores Rwanda’s complex political scene and the murder of an adversary of the president that challenges the dominant image of Kagame’s Rwanda.

Interview – Omar McDoom

E-International Relations • Sep 15 2021 • Features

Omar McDoom outlines his research on genocide, particularly the Rwandan genocide, radicalization, and methodological approaches.

Opinion – Rwanda and the DRC: Converging at Last?

Edoardo Monaco • Aug 18 2021 • Articles

Good neighbourly relations after years of conflict, acrimony and wasted opportunities can significantly improve the chances for both nations to positively impact one another.

Post-Genocide Rwanda’s Struggle to ‘Never Forget’ and Move On

Nico Edwards • Apr 30 2021 • Articles

The ‘holism’ of Rwandan transitional justice intimates a rare kind of survivor’s justice challenging claims that view Rwanda as a case of Justice without Reconciliation.

The Rituals of a Massacre: Mapping Violence during the Rwandan Genocide

Asees Puri • Jun 24 2020 • Articles

During the Rwandan genocide, violence became the norm, and the performance of this norm was rendered relatively easy while simultaneously being socially rewarding.

Interview – Olivia Rutazibwa

E-International Relations • Oct 28 2019 • Features

Olivia Rutazibwa discusses the importance of Black History Month, silencing in IR, epistemic violence, decolonial approaches to humanitarianism and ethical retreat.

Interview – Kate Ferguson

E-International Relations • May 8 2019 • Features

Kate Ferguson talks to us about identity-based violence, the rise in mass-atrocities, the effectiveness of R2P, and the relationship between academia and policy-making.

Exhuming Norms: Comparing Investigations of Forced Disappearances

Tamara Hinan • Oct 24 2018 • Articles

The norm theories from International Relations fail to account for the differences in interpretation and implementation of the norms surrounding forced disappearance.

Linking Instrumentalist and Primordialist Theories of Ethnic Conflict

Afa'anwi Ma'abo Che • Jun 1 2016 • Articles

Extant explanations of ethnic conflict typically fall under two fundamental theories. Neither can independently explain ethnic conflicts satisfactorily.

Moral Responsibility in International Relations: The US Response to Rwanda

Cathinka Vik • Feb 14 2016 • Articles

With the evolution of solidarism in the English School, new complexities associated with the concept of moral responsibility are revealed at the state level.

BBC and Genocide in Rwanda: Conflict of Competence over Post-Genocide Narrative

Richard Benda • Nov 17 2014 • Articles

Told or untold, known or unknown, the story of the Rwandan genocide still rouses raw passions and powerful emotions.

Rwanda’s Mediation of Memorialization through Community-Based Sociotherapy

Twenty years after the Rwandan genocide, the implementation of sociotherapy, and its focus on empathy and care, is helping genocide survivors deal with painful memories.

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