Bertha von Suttner standing outside the Japanese Room during the official opening of the Peace Palace on August 28, 1913

On Thursday, 17 July at 14.30h, Professor Hope Elizabeth May of Central Michigan University and Ms Candice Alihusain, coordinator of the Reading Room, will give a special presentation titled ‘Pursuing Peace, Seeking Justice and Serving Humanity; The Life and Lessons of Bertha von Suttner’ in the Auditorium of the Academy Building.

Bertha von Suttner was the first woman to ever win a Nobel Peace Prize in 1905. She also played a significant role in helping the Peace Palace come in to existence a century ago. Please join us to learn more about the life of a remarkable woman in the history of the Peace Palace!

Choix de bibliothécaire

A selection of relevant publications from the Peace Palace Library collection

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