Source: (2012) Time & Society 21(1) 21–38

One hundred years after committing a genocide, the German government offered an apology to Hereros in Namibia, thereby making a significant step towards meeting their demands for restorative justice. In combination with changes to how the genocide was understood in Namibia and in Germany, the occasion of commemorating the genocide – which offered new contexts for remembering – marked a turning point in the way this past was remembered in both countries. (Author's Abstract)