Who We Are

The University of Oxford’s Career Services Office has an official partnership with the IHJR, supplying the Contested Histories Initiative with exemplary research interns throughout the academic year and over the summer. Additionally, Oxford’s All Souls College has been generous in hosting the initial Contested Histories symposia.

The University of Oxford’s Career Services Office has an official partnership with the IHJR, supplying the Contested Histories Initiative with exemplary research interns throughout the academic year and over the summer. Additionally, Oxford’s All Souls College has been generous in hosting the initial Contested Histories symposia.

Minda de Gunsburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University has an ongoing relationship with the IHJR, offering a selective two-month summer internship to its undergraduate students.

Minda de Gunsburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University has an ongoing relationship with the IHJR, offering a selective two-month summer internship to its undergraduate students.

Erasmus University Rotterdam has an official partnership with EuroClio, offering a part-time internship in the spring semester to students at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication.

Erasmus University Rotterdam has an official partnership with EuroClio, offering a part-time internship in the spring semester to students at the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication.

Contested Histories is the current initiative of the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR), a research centre that addresses contentious or disputed historical legacies in a way that promotes understanding, tolerance, and reconciliation in divided societies.

Contested Histories is the current initiative of the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR), a research centre that addresses contentious or disputed historical legacies in a way that promotes understanding, tolerance, and reconciliation in divided societies.

EuroClio – European Association of History Educators, hosts the IHJR at its offices in The Hague, The Netherlands. EuroClio aims to inspire and empower educators to engage learners in innovative and responsible history and citizenship education.

EuroClio – European Association of History Educators, hosts the IHJR at its offices in The Hague, The Netherlands. EuroClio aims to inspire and empower educators to engage learners in innovative and responsible history and citizenship education.

The International Bar Association commissioned the publication of the International Task Force Report on Contested Histories in Public Spaces: Principles, Processes, Best Practices. The Task Force, chaired by Baroness Usha Prashar, guided the selection of cases for policy recommendations.

The International Bar Association commissioned the publication of the International Task Force Report on Contested Histories in Public Spaces: Principles, Processes, Best Practices. The Task Force, chaired by Baroness Usha Prashar, guided the selection of cases for policy recommendations.

Salzburg Global Seminar is a partner to the IHJR and the Contested Histories Initiative. The IHJR was originally established at SGS with founding chairman Judge Richard Goldstone, first prosecutor of the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda and justice on the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

Salzburg Global Seminar is a partner to the IHJR and the Contested Histories Initiative. The IHJR was originally established at SGS with founding chairman Judge Richard Goldstone, first prosecutor of the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda and justice on the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

The Memory Studies Association (MSA) is lead partner in the EU-funded project Contested Histories Onsite. The MSA is a professional association for Memory Studies scholars, as well as those who are active in museums, memorial institutions, archives, the arts and other fields engaged in remembrance.

The Memory Studies Association (MSA) is lead partner in the EU-funded project Contested Histories Onsite. The MSA is a professional association for Memory Studies scholars, as well as those who are active in museums, memorial institutions, archives, the arts and other fields engaged in remembrance.

The Network of Concerned Historians (NCH), founded and directed by the Chair of our Academic Committee, Professor Antoon de Baets, aims to bridge international human rights organisations campaigning for censored or persecuted historians and the global community of historians.

The Network of Concerned Historians (NCH), founded and directed by the Chair of our Academic Committee, Professor Antoon de Baets, aims to bridge international human rights organisations campaigning for censored or persecuted historians and the global community of historians.