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The Difficulties of Reconciliation: The Case of South Sudan

July 27, 2018

By Akshay Sevak Reconciliation plays an important, if not understated, part in conflict and post-conflict settings, carrying the hopes and expectations of many. The term refers to a reinstatement of peaceful relations between individuals and communities previously in conflict.[i] However, “Reconciliation” lacks a universal definition, and by extension what is, and can, be expected of … Continue reading “The Difficulties of Reconciliation: The Case of South Sudan”


Poetry and reconciliation: The poet’s quest for peace

June 27, 2016

By: Alexandria Reid with Sasha Dugdale Poetry, especially in traditional oral form, has the power to connect boundaries and disciplines. Literary critic Paul Fussell makes a powerful case that by forcing the reader to confront ‘actual and terrible moral challenges’ the genre earns itself a special reputation for timelessness and emotional reverence. [1] War poetry … Continue reading “Poetry and reconciliation: The poet’s quest for peace”


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