Colombia: Unfinished Peace, Memories in Tension

May 03, 2019
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location:
    Simon Fraser University, Harbour Center
    Room 7000
    Vancouver, BC

Four leading Colombian intellectuals will reflect on the Peace Agreement signed in 2016 between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). They will discuss the transitional justice system created as a result of the agreement, and the historical clarification process and battles around memory and their relationship with the current political climate in Colombia.


Gonzalo Sánchez, Ex-director of the National Center of Historical Memory and retired professor Universidad Nacional of Colombia
Martha Nubia Bello, National Director of Research and Laboratories of the Universidad Nacional of Colombia
Maria Emma Wills, Ex-advisor to the director National Center of Historical Memory and Universidad de los Andes and Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies International Visiting Research Scholar
Andrés Suárez, Consultant and ex-coordinator of the Observatory of Memory and Conflict of the National Center of Historical Memory

This panel will be moderated by Catherine Le Grand, Associate Professor, McGill University.

This event is presented in collaboration with the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, The Social Justice Institute, UBC, The Memory and Justice Research Stream, UBC and the Solidarity and Social Justice Committee – Teaching Support Staff Union, TSSU-SFU.