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Monumental History: Visibility and Invisibility in the Work of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Buur, Lars
June 4, 2015

Source: (1999) Paper prepared to be presented at TRC : Commissioning the Past. Witz University 11-14 June 1999. Downloaded 2 March 2004.

This paper will explore one of the most striking features of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (hereafter SATRC): the extreme public exposure of the SATRC and simultaneous lack of knowledge about what the commission actually did while “bringing truth to light”, “ascertaining the facts,” “revealing” or “finding the truth about the past”. (excerpt)


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