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Documenting and Archiving from a Dealing with the Past Perspective

Application Deadline
30th November 2020
Start
27th January 2021
End
29th January 2021
Skill level
Basic
Place
On campus
Costs/Fee
1700
Description

Documentary evidence plays an important role in Dealing with the Past processes: It is indispensable for truth seeking, accountability, reparations, institutional reforms, vetting, memorialization and history. However, if the creation, collection, management and preservation of such evidence is not properly done, records and archives documenting violations of human rights and international humanitarian law can be at risk of losing their value and thus prevent their future usability.

In this course, participants are introduced to topics related to documentation. Next to archival principles, arrangement and description, preservation and protection, as well as outreach and promotion, participants will also learn about ethical and legal responsibilities, such as informed consent, information privacy and do no harm.

The course is perfect for those of you who want to update their documentation skills in a practice-oriented manner. Course materials are introduced by drawing on concrete examples, which allows participants to gain valuable knowledge for their daily work.

Objectives

In this course you will:

- Acquire a thorough understanding of documenting and archiving practices to support the right to know, the right to reparations, the right to justice as well as guarantees of non-recurrence.
- Familiarize yourself with documentation and archival principles.
- Understand the technical requirements of information, archives and data management.
- Reflect on ethical principles and legal responsibilities involved in the creation, management and preservation of records and archives for Dealing with the Past processes.
- Exchange experiences and become part of a community of practice.

Preconditions

This course is designed for professionals engaged in Dealing with the Past processes and Conflict Transformation and for practitioners and academics interested in complementing their own experiences with current conceptual insights and practical knowledge.

Location
University of Basel 4056 Basel Switzerland
Provider

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Topics
  • Conflict transformation
  • Culture and identity
  • Civilian peacekeeping and accompaniment
  • Conflict management & conflict resolution
  • Conflict prevention
  • Peace education
  • Protection of civilians
  • Crisis management
  • Cultural awareness & communication
Languages English
Evaluation Confirmation of Participation
Target Audience
  • General public
Methods
  • Lecture
  • Group Work and Collaborative Problem-Solving
  • Methods for Reflection
Accreditation
  • Confirmation of Participation
Certificate
  • Not available
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