A new article in which I provided an overview of post-communist Romania’s efforts to reckon with the human rights violations perpetrated by the communist authorities has been available electronically since August 8. It was published in the peer-reviewed Europe-Asia Studies, and is available here. The article discusses both judicial and non-judicial transitional justice methods promoted by state and civil society actors. To my knowledge, it is the first to comment on the citizens’ opinion tribunal (which continues to be overlooked by other scholars) and unofficial truth projects (theorized by Louis Bickford). All of the methods discussed in this article — and more — are analyzed in detail in my book on Transitional Justice in Post-Communist Romania, forthcoming with Cambridge University Press.

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