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Atrocity, Suffering and Human Rights

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The Atrocity, Suffering and Human Rights group is led by Dr Claire Moon|, Senior Research Associate in the Centre for the Study of Human Rights and Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology.   


accountability; acknowledgment; amnesty; apology; atrocity; charity; compensation; confession; cosmopolitanism; denial; distant suffering; forgiveness; genocide; gross violations of human rights; healing; historical injustice; human rights campaigns; humanitarianism; international criminal justice; justice; mediation of suffering; memory; moral responses to suffering; perpetrators; philanthropy; reconciliation; reparations; representations of atrocity and suffering; responsibility; restorative justice; retributive justice; social suffering; torture; transitional justice; trauma; truth; truth commissions; victims; witnessing.


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LSE members 

External members

  • Nandita Dogra, Goldsmith's
  • Bruna Seu, Birkbeck
  • Damien Short, Institute of Commonwealth Studies
  • Stjepan Mestrovic, Texas A&M University
  • Susannah Radstone, University of East London
  • Javier Trevino-Rangel, Center for Economic Teaching and Research, Mexico 
  • Iain Wilkinson, University of Kent

Research students