Emory Invites South African Jurist To Address Truth And Reconcilation
Charles Villa-Vicencio is executive director of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, based in Cape Town, South Africa. The institute focuses on political analysis, the promotion of reconciliation and social reconstruction, and comparative work in the area of transitional justicewith a specific focus on African countries.
Formerly Villa-Vicencio was national research director for that South Africas Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Prior to that he was professor of religion and society at the University of Cape Town.
He has published widely in the area of the South African affairs. His most recent book is entitled "Looking Back/Reaching Forward: Reflections on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa."
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