Johanna Herman

Center on Human Rights in Conflict; University of East London

Johanna Herman is a Research Fellow at the Center on Human Rights in Conflict, School of Business and Law, at the University of East London.

Her areas of research interest include transitional justice, peacebuilding and human rights. She recently published the research report Local voices in internationalised justice: The experience of civil parties at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.

Amongst her other publications, she has co-authored War, Conflict and Human Rights with her colleagues at the Center and co-edited Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding on the Ground: Victims and Ex-Combatants, Peacebuilding and Rule of Law in Africa: Just Peace?, and Surviving Field Research: Working in Violent and Difficult Situations.

Featured Work

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NOV 12, 2014 Article

Hashtags and Human Rights: Activism in the Age of Twitter

It's very exciting when an activist social media campaign goes viral. But what if all that energy is misdirected, or merely "slacktivism"? This essay examines ...