Clara Ramírez-Barat is the Director of the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation’s Educational Policies Programme (AIPR).
Before joining AIPR, she was a Senior Research Associate at the International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ). At ICTJ, Clara’s research focused on different aspects of transitional justice with a special interest on outreach, media and the cultural sphere.
More recently, Clara worked on the intersection between transitional justice and education, both by developing a child-friendly version of the Kenyan Truth Commission’s final report and as part of a broader two-year research project on Transitional Justice, Education, and Peacebuilding.
She is the editor of Beyond Outreach: Transitional Justice, Culture and Society (New York: SSRC, 2014), and the co-editor of Transitional Justice and Education: Learning Peace (New York: SSRC, 2016), as well as author of numerous reports, articles and books chapters on different issues relating to transitional justice and human rights.
Born in Madrid, Clara obtained her Ph.D. in 2007 at University Carlos III of Madrid and also holds an MA in Philosophy from Columbia University (2002).
The Transitional Justice Spring School 2017 aims to address the roles of memory and culture in transitional justice processes through an interdisciplinary, comprehensively structured high-quality one-week programme.