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  • Jacobine Wieringa

    Library User in the Spotlight: Jacobine Wieringa

    July 5, 2013

    After studying Art History,  I was introduced to the Peace Palace through my sister who worked here as a tour guide for several years and at the end of 2006. I came to work here for the Carnegie Foundation. As a staff member of the Carnegie Foundation, I am occupied with different activities to do […]

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  • Assemblee mondiale de la paix, Helsinki 22-29 juin 1955.

    Image Collection

    July 5, 2013

    The Peace Palace Library holds a unique collection of images like poster, engravings, photographs. Explore this new special collection and help us describe it. The Image collection contains engravings, posters (woodcuts, etchings, lithographs, drawings), cartoons, photographs and maps. Together they form a visual supplement to the book collection. They show important historical scenes or persons. They […]

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  • Ambassade Malta- Book Donation

    Embassy Centennial Book Project

    July 5, 2013

    To expand the Peace Palace Library’s National Law Collection, the Carnegie Foundation for the Centenary of the Peace Palace started the Embassy Book Donation Project in which Embassies in The Hague are requested to donate law books regarding their national laws & legislation. The Embassies of Ecuador and Malta were the first ones willing to participate. Find out more what publications on Ecuadorian and Maltese law are now part of our collection.

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  • Recueil des Cours

    New Publication: Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 357

    July 2, 2013

    The Academy is a prestigious international institution for the study and teaching of Public and Private International Law and related subjects. All courses at the Academy are, in principle, published in the language in which they were delivered in the Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law.

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  • Peace Palace Lecture ‘Protecting Cultural Heritage in Times of Conflict’ published on YouTube

    July 1, 2013

    The Peace Palace Library in cooperation with UNESCO Nederland organized a lecture on ‘Protecting Cultural Heritage in Times of Conflict’, by Aparna Tandon, and a lecture on ‘UNESCO and the Culture of Peace’, by Bas ter Haar.

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  • Returning all books before the 1st of July

    June 18, 2013

    In order to have our complete collection available for the visiting students of The Hague Academy of International Law, which will start on Monday the 8th of July 2013, the following regulations and rules go into effect: All books and publications must be returned to the Peace Palace Library before the 1st of July From […]

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  • Peace Palace Library Lecture

    Invitation Peace Palace Library Lecture, Monday June 17, 2013

    June 7, 2013

    The Peace Palace Library in cooperation with UNESCO Nederland organizes a Peace Palace Library Lecture on ‘Protecting Cultural Heritage in Times of Conflict’, a lecture by Aparna Tandon and on ’UNESCO and the Culture of Peace’, a lecture by Bas ter Haar. Monday June 17, 2013, Academy Building, Peace Palace, The Hague, 18.15-19.30 hours. Doors open at 17.45 hours, reception with coffee and tea.

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  • Peace Palace

    Book Announcement: 100 Years Peace Palace

    June 7, 2013

    The Carnegie Foundation has taken the initiative to publish a book in the summer of 2013 to mark the Centenary of the Peace Palace. This book, aimed at the general public, will reflect on the role the Peace Palace has played in the history of war and peace in the 20th century. It will also portray the occupants of the Peace Palace in 2013.

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  • Pedal4Peace

    June 7, 2013

    A group of cyclists from Scotland arrived at the gates of Peace Palace Tuesday last week after cycling all the way from Dunfermline, the birth place of Andrew Carnegie, who donated the money necessary to build the Peace Palace. Eight brave Scotsmen and Scotswomen: David Robertson, Stephen Chorley, Jim Slater, Derek Baty, Ann Prentice, Allan Prentice, Donald Stewart, and Janet Stewart, defied rain, cold and stormy weather to cycle from Dumfermline to Newcastle, sailed over to IJmuiden, and biked the last kilometers to The Hague.

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  • Prof.mr.dr. B. de Gaay Fortman

    Invitation Special Peace Palace Library Lecture, Thursday June 13, 2013

    June 7, 2013

    The Peace Palace Library in cooperation with Grotiana organizes the Peace Palace Library Lecture: “Between Principles and Practice. Grotius’ views on Church and State in a Contemporary Context”, by Professor Bas de Gaay Fortman, Chair in Political Economy of Human Rights at Utrecht University. This lecture is the centerpiece of the Conference on Grotius’s Ordinum Pietas (1613) and its Reception.

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