Yazier Henry

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Lecturer, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

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Contact Information:
Major Projects:
  • Founding Director of the Direct Action Centre for Peace and Memory in Cape Town, South Africa. In South Africa he worked to develop social reintegration programs with former combatants, political prisoners, and torture survivors and popular education programs focusing on sustainable peace and social dialogue
  • His research interest is in how structural and administrative violence comes to be normalized. He is especially interested in how the attainment of political rights after conflict impact civic and indigenous struggles for greater social and economic rights
  • Henry's current writing explores the historical and material links between political economy and race in post-colonial contexts.
Country:
  • South Africa
School:
  • Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy