“Gender Justice in Africa and the International Criminal Court: A Failure to Deliver?” by Dr Tim Murithi

The African Gender Institute invites you to a seminar presentation: “Gender Justice in Africa and the International Criminal Court: A Failure to Deliver?” by Dr Tim Murithi.

About Dr Murithi:

Dr Murithi is the Head of Programme at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town. He is also Honorary Research Associate at the African Gender Institute.

Dr Murithi has over 18 years of experience in the field of peacebuilding, governance and security in Africa. He has also held posts at Institute for Security Studies, in Addis Ababa; the Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, in the United Kingdom; the Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town; and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in Geneva, Switzerland. He has also worked as an Adviser to the African Union and UN Development Programme in Sierra Leone. From 1995 to 1998 he taught at the Department for International Relations, Keele University, England, where he also obtained his Ph.D in International Relations. He is on the International Advisory Boards of the Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, African Journal of Conflict Resolution and the African Peace and Conflict Journal and the journal Peacebuilding. He has authored over 75 journal articles, book chapters and policy papers. He has contributed chapters to Women and Security Governance in Africa (Pambazuka Press, 2011) edited by ‘Funmi Olonisakin and Awino Okech and The Politics of Gender: A Survey (Routledge, 2010) edited by Yoke-Lian Lee. He is the author and editor of six books, including: The Ethics of Peacebuilding (Edinburgh University Press, 2009); and The African Union: Pan-Africanism, Peacebuilding and Development (Ashgate, 2005). He is editor of: The African Union Peace and Security Council: A Five Year Appraisal (ISS, 2012) and Towards a Union Government of Africa: Challenges and Opportunities (ISS, 2008). He is co-editor of: The African Union and its Institutions (Jacana, 2008) and Zimbabwe in Transition: A View from Within (Jacana, 2011).

For more information, please contact Hilda Ferguson – hilda.ferguson@uct.ac.za/ 021 6502970. The seminar presentation is part of the African Gender Institute’s ‘African Feminists: Talking the Walk’ programme.


AXL Seminar Room 4.01 (Level 4, Harry Oppenheimer Building, UCT)