Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Building peace over war ashes

Jordi Cusso, Francesc Torralba, Maria Vinas


This article looks at the links between historical memory and peacebuilding in the present and the future. In accordance with the spirit and contents of the Letter for Peace to the United Nations, the authors of the article defend the need to overcome resentment deriving from past conflicts to build a more peaceful world. They identify a number of serious obstacles and argue for the need to disarm history and pass it on with the maximum level of objectivity to the generations to come.

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