GRR Legal History Research group: Our next meeting will discuss “Scandalous Trials” on Friday, 14th June 2017, with short presentations by Susanne Raidt (Marburg), Norman Domeier (Stuttgart/Wien) and Caspar Hirschi (St. Gallen).
GRR Legal History Research group: Our next meeting will discuss “Contracts” on Friday, 12th May 2017, with short presentations by Thomas Pierson (Gießen), Robert Kindler (HU Berlin) and Arvid Schors (Freiburg/Br.).
Recently, the Wiener Library in London has opened the United Nations War Crimes Commissions Archives to the public. The opening has attracted publicity well beyond the academic community (as for example in this article published in the guardian where the now accessible documents have been considered to “rewrite chapters of history”. The documents prove the impact of “smaller” nations on the definitions of post-war justice, thus displaying how collaboration within the London Moment worked: governments-in-exile and exiled experts of international law were highly influential in laying the ground for the work of UNWCC.