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Discussion: Do Colonists Owe Their Former Colonies Reparations?

September 15, 2018

The event was organized by Harvard International Law Journal and held online.

This 2018 Online Discussion asks whether colonists owe their former colonies reparations. Larissa van den Herik, Kenneth McCallion, Robert Murtfeld, Shashi Tharoor and Jo-Anne Wemmers provided responses while engaging with questions and debates of international law on topics of colonial legacy, reparations, and justice.

Professor Jo-Anne Wemmers gave a presentation on “Reparation, Decolonization and International Law: The Healing Role of Reparation” based on her paper published in Harvard ILJ.


Harvard International Law Journal