The team at the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience is happy to speak with reporters working on stories related to history, transitional justice, memorialization, museums, and memory initiatives.
We are frequently consulted and quoted in national and local outlets and interviewed on podcasts and radio segments. To get in touch, please email Ashley Nelson, the Communications Director at email@example.com.
At The Gambia’s Memory House, Victims Rewrite Jammeh-era History
May 21, 2022
A museum outside the capital Banjul is educating Gambians on abuses committed under former leader Yahya Jammeh’s 22-year rule.
A Man Found a Mysterious Cross in an Attic. The Local History Museum Said No Thanks
North Carolina National Public Radio
May 12, 2022
Nearly a decade ago, Chuck Fowler bought a building on Main Street in the Lewis County town of Harrisville. Fowler is from Harrisville and already owned the building next door, known as Chuck’s Market.
After Fowler bought the second building, he realized it used to be where the Freemasons held meetings. Up in the attic, he found something that really surprised him.
Transformational Sites of Conscience: Heritage Sites as Catalysts for Action
January 24, 2022
In calling for memory values to be considered anew in the escalating public debate on the World Heritage Convention’s definition of outstanding universal values, Francesco Bandarin, former director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, speaking as part of the Our World Heritage initiative, recently reminded his audience, “Heritage is not just beauty.” Indeed, it is so much more.
Moscow’s Memory Wars: Putin Seeks to Whitewash Russia’s Stalinist Past
January 15, 2022
Can Four-Day Workweeks Help Women? Companies Are Trying It Out.
December 23, 2021
UNESCO: World Heritage, Multiple Memories
February 16, 2021
Hidden City: Six Perspectives on Historic Monuments and the Battle Over Civic Space
September 29, 2020
National Geographic: Historic Interpreters Share their Sides of the Story
September 24, 2020
NPR: How America Might Reconcile Its Racist Past
July 15, 2020
The Washington Post: What South Africa Can Teach the U.S. About Reparations
By Ereshnee Naidu-Silverman, Senior Director of the Global Transitional Justice Initiative at the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience
June 25, 2019
BBC Radio: Collecting the Troubles at the Ulster Museum
November 27, 2018
Dan Snow’s History Hit Sites of Conscience with Linda Norris
August 30, 2018
The Desperate Search for Lebanon’s Mass Graves
April 22, 2018
These Teens Are Working To End Modern Slavery
July 20, 2017
The Portland Press Herald
Abbe Museum’s new exhibition tells difficult Native American stories
May 22, 2016
Inside decaying US prison, former inmates are guides
May 11, 2016
The Chicago Tribune
Chicago National Public Housing Museum Aims for the Conscience
May 6, 2016
The Washington Post
African-American Museum Designed with Emotions in Mind
April 17, 2016
The Parents Circle: Israeli, Palestinian Parents Share Their Painful Stories Of Loss
September 13, 2014