In the past months, the European media has increasingly discussed the impact of the colonial period on more recent questions such as restitution of objects that were taken from former colonies with headlines such as „Return colonial artefacts“ in the British „Guardian“ or simply „Give them back!“ in the German Süddeutsche Zeitung.
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The Members of the Commission of the League of Nations, Paris, France, 1919. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons. In the last decades, legal historians – in particular those of international law – have broadened their...
It can feel like London during the Second World War was an exclusively male territory. This is particularly true when dealing with jurists during that time. Perhaps unsurprisingly – given the restrictions for women...
Legal History Research Seminar AK GRR on Migration, Friday 8th December 2017
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...