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An annotated list of all the conference papers, lectures, workshops and talks given between 1995 and 1999.

1996
1997
1998
2000 to 2004
2004 to 2007
Forthcoming







HAMBER, B.

  • Dealing with the Past and the Psychology of Reconciliation: A psychological perspective of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Public address at the 4th International Conference on Psychology and Peace. Cape Town, June 1995 [ Read Conference Paper Online]

  • Do Sleeping Dogs Lie? The Psychological Implications of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa. Paper presented at a public seminar of the Centre for the Study of Violence & Reconciliation. Seminar 5, Johannesburg, July [ Download Seminar Paper Ms-Word]

  • Mental Health Care and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Presentation at Dealing with the Past and the Psychology of Reconciliation Workshop: A Mental Health Care Response to the Truth & Reconciliation Commission. Conference hosted by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. Liberty Life Training Centre, Johannesburg, August. [ Read a Policy Brief on this Conference].

  • Mental Health Issues and the Structure and Function of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Workshop on Mental Health and the TRC hosted by the Kwazulu-Natal Programme for Survivors of Violence. Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, October.

  • Mental Health Issues, the Structure and Function of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Role of Mental Health Professionals. Talk at the Family Life Centre. Johannesburg, Gauteng, November 1995.

  • The Structure and Function of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Talk at PRIFEE. Pretoria, Gauteng, November 1995.

  • The Structure and Function of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Presentation at the Dealing with the Past Workshop: Community and Advice Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Conference hosted by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation. Holiday Inn, Johannesburg, December.
HAMBER, B. & STAUFFER, C.
  • Victim-Offender Mediation: Applicability to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Paper presented at The South African Association of Conflict Intervention Conference. Johannesburg, December.
HAMBER, B. & VAN ZYL, P.

BUTCHART, A., HAMBER, B., SEEDAT, M. & TERRE BLANCHE, M.

  • Butchart, A., Hamber, B., Seedat, M. & Terre Blanche, M. (1995). From Violent Policy to Policies for Violence Prevention: Violence, Politics and Mental Health in Twentieth Century South Africa. Paper presented at the Regional Conference on Mental Health Policy, Cape Town, October 1995 [ Read Conference Paper Online]



HAMBER, B.

  • The Role and Function of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission: The Relevance to the Business Sector. Talk to Nedcor, Johannesburg, 11 April 1996

  • The Relevance of the Truth Commission to the Business Sector. Talk to Employee Assistance Programme at the EAP Discussion Forum, Johannesburg, 23 April 1996

  • The Khulumani Support Group and its Relevancy to Psychology. Talk at the Psychology Department at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 11 May 1996

  • The Psychological Implications of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission with special reference to the South African Police Services. Talk at the SAPS Training on the TRC hosted by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation at the Police Training College, Pretoria, 13-15 May 1996

  • The Importance of Family and Psychological Support Groups. Talk to the Friends of Tara Support Group at Tara Hospital, Johannesburg, 30 May 1996

  • The Psychological Implications of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Talk to Psychology Students Midrand Campus at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, Johannesburg, 4 June 1996

  • A Perspective on Violence in South Africa. Talk to Forum at the Centre for Peace Studies, Pretoria, 11 June 1996

  • The Role and Function of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission with Reference to the Role of Culture. Talk to the Foreign Participants of the Faultlines Cultural Event, Kalk Bay, July 1996

  • Can South Africa Deal with the Past without Punishment? Keynote Address at The Mobolising Mediation: Towards Restoration and Reconciliation Conference. Community Dispute Resolution Trust, 3rd National Conference, 31 July to 2 August 1996. Magliesberg, Gauteng: South Africa

  • Comparative Experiences: The Successes and Failures of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Presentation at the Understanding the Past to Safegaurd the Future Conference. Lilongwe, Malawi, 18-19 October 1996

  • Violence and South Africa's Transition to Democracy. Presentation at the Centre for the Study of Violence, University of São Paulo, Brazil, December 1996

  • The Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Work of the Centre for the Study of Violence. Talk at the Ecumenical Advice Bureau, Johannesburg, 17 September 1996

HAMBER, B. & MAEPA, E.



HAMBER, B.
  • Victims and Perpetrators, Journalist and the TRC Workshop, Media Peace Centre, Hout Bay, Cape Town (January 1997)

  • Living with the Legacy of Impunity: Lessons for South Africa about Truth, Justice and Crime in Brazil, Seminar No.5, The Latin American Studies Institute, University of South Africa, Pretoria (24 April 1997) [ Read Conference Paper Online]

  • The Burdens of Truth: An evaluation of the Psychological Support Services and Initiatives undertaken by the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Third International Conference of the Ethnic Studies Network, Derry Northern Ireland (26-28 June 1997) [ Read Wanda Wigfall-Williams' comments on this paper]

  • Brazil and its Relevance to Crime Fighting in South Africa, African Traumatic Stress Association, University of Witwatersrand (17 June 1997)

  • Violence Prevention Strategies, Deptartment of Health Conference on Developing a Violence Prevention Strategy, Pretoria, (22-23 July 1997)

  • The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Talk to US Judges with the Ambassador Programme, Johannesburg (6 August 1997)

  • Interview Techniques for Interviewing Survivors of Violence, Institute for the Advancement of Journalism workshop, (26 August 1997)

  • Cycles of Authoritarianism and Impunity, Lecture to the International Violence Prevention Conference hosted by the UNISA Health Psychology Unit, Johannesburg, (3 October 1997)

  • Reflecting the Truth: The Impact of the Media on the TRC Process, Allied Broadcasting Corporation Conference on the Role of the Media in the TRC, Rosebank Hotel, Johannesburg (3 October 1997) [ Read Conference Paper Online]

  • Evaluating the Truth and Reconciliation Commission,Institute for Multi-Party Democacry Seminar on the TRC, Devonshire Hotel, Johannesburg (30 October 1997)
  • Video Presentation and discussion on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Talk to the Amnesty International Office, London, U.K. (November 1997)

  • Video Presentation and discussion on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Talk to the Catholic Institute for International Relations, London, U.K. (November 1997)

  • Trauma in South Africa, Talk to MEDACT International, London, U.K. (December 1997)

  • Briefing on the political situation in South Africa, Talk to a visiting delegation that would be visiting South African in 1998 from Derry, Northern Ireland, INCORE Offices, Derry, Northern Ireland (December 1997)

HAMBER, B., SIMPSON, G. & MOFOKENG, T.

LEVIN, L., DEWHIRST, P. & HAMBER, B.

  • The Use of EVSYS for Preparing a Human Rights Database for Presentation to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in South Africa, Paper to be presented to the HURIDOCS Conference, Mexico City, Mexico (11 - 13 November 1997) [ Read Conference Paper Online]



HAMBER, B.

  • "Reconciliation in South Africa", Truth to Transformation Conference, Parktonian Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa ( 21-22 April 1998)

  • "How should we remember? Issues to consider when establishing commissions and structures for dealing with the past", Dealing with the Past: Reconciliation Processes and Peace Building Conference, Holiday Inn, Belfast, Northern Ireland (8-9 June 1998) [ Read Book Online published from the Conference]

  • "Reconciliation", Ethno-political Warfare Conference, INCORE, Derry, Northern Ireland (29 June - 3 July 1998)

  • "The South African Scenario", Talk to the Republican Prisoners, The Maze Prison, Belfast, Northern Ireland (August 1998)

  • "Building a Culture of Human Rights or a Culture of Impunity? Some reflections on the relationship between truth recovery processes and prevention of future human rights violations", Burying the Past Conference, St Anthony's College, Oxford, U.K. (14-16 September 1998) [ Request Copy of Paper Information on the book that came out of the conference US UK CA SA]

  • "Repairing the Irreparable: Dealing with the double-binds of making reparations for crimes of the past", UK Biennial Conference "Comparisons and Transitions, SOAS, University of London, London, U.K. (14-16 September 1998) [Later published in a Journal Download Articel PDF Format, What's PDF?]

  • "Evaluating the TRC in a comparative international context", Evaluating South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission Conference, Sussex University, Institute for Developmental Studies, U.K. (18-19 September 1998)

  • "South Africa and the North of Ireland: Peace Processes Compared", Talk at the Catholic Institute for International Relations, London (21 September 1998)
  • "Dealing with the past: Truth recovery processes and the role of civil society", ECPCR Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland, ( 9-15 October 1998)

  • "Violence and Development", Talk to the Department for International Development, Belfast Waterfront Hall, Northern Ireland (October 1998)

  • "Who Pays for Peace? Implications of the negotiated settlement for reconciliation, transformation and violence in a post-apartheid South Africa", Public lecture, Annual General Meeting of the Catholic Institute for International Relations, London Voluntary Sector Resource Centre, London (30 October 1998) [Later published in a book Request Copy of Chapter Information on the book US UK CA SA]

  • "The role of clinical psychology in dealing with the past in SA", Talk to the Psychology Department, Coleraine Campus, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland (4 November 1998)

  • "A Psychological Perspective on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission", Talk to the Northern Ireland branch of the British Psychological Association, Belfast, Northern Ireland (November 1998)

  • "Negotiating Violence: Strategies for Dealing with the past. South Africa and Other Perspectives", Address to interested delegates of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Stormont Government Buildings, Belfast, Northern Ireland (11 November 1998)

  • "Impunity", CIIR Conference comparing Impunity in South Africa, Columbia, East Timor and Burma, CIIR Conference, London (November 1998)

  • "The work of the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation", Genocide and Trauma Conference, Hamburger Institute, Hamburg, Germany (December 1998)

  • "A Psychological Perspective on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission", Workshop at the Genocide and Trauma Conference, Hamburger Institute, Hamburg, Germany (December 1998)

HAMBER, B. & VAN DER MERWE, H.

  • "What is this thing called Reconciliation?", Geodgedacht Forum - After the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Goedgedacht Farm, Cape Town, South Africa (28 March 1998) [ Read Paper Online]


HAMBER, B.
  • Reality & Perception: Harnessing potentials within in a culture of violence, Talk to Businessmen, Hebrew Order of David Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa (4 May 1999)
  • Contextualising Violence in South Africa, Talk to the Trauma Clinic Volunteers, Foundation for Global Dialogue, Braamfontein Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa (22 June 1999)
  • Trauma and the Truth Commission, Paper presented at the Traumatic Stress In South Africa - Working Towards Solutions Conference, Parktonian Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa (27-29 January 1999)
  • Past Imperfect: Strategies for dealing with past political violence in Northern Ireland, South Africa and countries in transition, Paper presented at the Fourth International Conference of the Ethnic Studies Network, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia (8-11 June 1999) [ Download Conference Paper Ms-Word]
  • Psychologising the truth, Paper presented at the Commissioning the Past Conference at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa (11-14 June 1999)

 

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