Bristol Colombia Week 2019: Truth, Memory and Diaspora: The Seeds of Peace in Colombia

16 October 2019, 2.00 PM - 19 October 2019, 9.00 PM

Colombia is at a crucial crossroads in the implementation of its peace accord. This week of events offers a vital opportunity to reflect upon the innovations of and challenges for Colombia’s truth commission and the legacies of the country’s long tradition of research in historical memory.

Guests include Carlos Beristain, Truth Commissioner; Gonzalo Sanchez, Former Director of the National Centre for Historical Memory; and Alejandra Coll, Gender Working Group, Truth Commission.

Please click on the event links to register. 

Date Event Time & Location
Wednesday 16 October What does it mean to be a feminist and learning truth commission 

2-4pm, School of Education, Room 4.10, followed by a drinks reception

Thursday 17 October Memory, truth and the challenges for peace in Colombia 

4–6pm, Wills Memorial Building, Reception room, University of Bristol

Friday 18 October The Truth Comission and the Colobian Diaspora 

4–7pm, followed by a drinks reception, Room 4.10, School of Education, University of Bristol

Saturday 19 October 

The Witness (El Testigo)

7-9pm, Cube Cinema

Contact information

Dr Julia Paulson

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