War, Law and Crime. Legal Histories of the Second World War and its Aftermath, a two-day workshop organised by Lily Chang and Franziska Exeler, will bring together historians who are interested in new approaches to legal histories of war. By focusing on the Second World War and its aftermath, the workshop will examine the intersection of law and war, as well as its postwar consequences. This will include explorations into the history of international criminal law, war crimes prosecution, and the creation of new legal systems and institutions, but also questions of retribution and reparation, political uses of law, and the manifold and conflicting understandings of ‘justice’ in the aftermath of war and occupation.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Workshop: War, Law and Crime. Legal Histories of the Second World War and its Aftermath
On May 25-26, 2018, the Centre for History and Economics, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, will hold a workshop on "War, Law and Crime. Legal Histories of the Second World War and its Aftermath." The program is here. Here's the idea: