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  • New Trial Subscription

    March 20, 2013

    Dear users, we have taken a Trial Subscription on: – IAReporter ( This trial database is accessible inside the Reading Room. Ask the person behind the desk to log you in. Comments on this database are welcome!

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  • Voorjaarsdag Juridische Informatie NVB Donderdag 18 april 2013

    March 20, 2013

    (For Dutch Legal Librarians and Information Specialists)   De JI voorjaarsbijeenkomst is gepland voor donderdag 18 april 2013. Locatie: Dirkzwager advocaten & notarissen in Arnhem. Programma onder voorbehoud: kennismanagement bij Dirkzwager; jaarvergadering JI en een wijnproeverij.   Eind november 2012 opende Dirkzwager de deuren naar een nieuwe openbare juridische bibliotheek. De van oudsher uitgebreide juridische […]

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  • Movies that Matter

    Free Tickets to ‘The Movies That Matter’ Film Festival!

    March 18, 2013

    This week the ‘Movies that Matter’ Film Festival will take place again in the city of The Hague starting on March 21 until March 27. Do you enjoy watching films on Human Rights & Legal Issues as much as we do? Would you like to attend one of the 70 films that will be shown this year? The Peace Palace Library is giving away 3 free tickets to 3 people who will write the best short commentary on why this Festival is important to you and/or your studies!!

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  • Peace Palace Library Newsletter March 2013

    March 4, 2013

    Our latest Newsletter is out now! Click here to read our March Newsletter.

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  • Peace Palace, The Hague

    Peace Palace Centenary, 1913-2013: Programme

    March 1, 2013

    This year, the Peace Palace will celebrate its first Centenary. The Peace Palace has become the icon of The Hague, the International City of Peace and Justice. The Centenary will be celebrated with conferences and events. Read more about the program here.

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  • Electronic Resources: Databases on International Criminal Law

    Electronic Resources: Databases on International Criminal Law

    February 28, 2013

    The Peace Palace Library offers a variety of electronic resources and databases which can be very useful for your research. We have free databases as well as subscription-based databases. In the field of international criminal law, the Library offers the following databases.

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  • Hague Academy of International Law - Summer Programme

    Hague Academy of International Law – Summer Programme

    February 27, 2013

    The famous Summer Courses of the Hague Academy take place over a period of six weeks: three weeks of public international law and three weeks of private international law. Since eighty years thousands of students attended these Summer Courses, representing between sixty and ninety nationalities each year. Students have the opportunity to attend lectures of internationally re-known scholars of international law and thus attending courses of a high level.

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  • League of Nations Documents, 1919-1946: A Descriptive Guide and Key to the Microfilm Collection, New Haven, CT, Research Publications, 1973-1975.

    League of Nations Documents, 1919-1946: Descriptive Guide and Key to the Microfilm Collection, New Haven, CT, Research Publications, 1973-1975.

    February 25, 2013

    This three volumes set serves as a guide to all of the League of Nations Documents, published by Research Publications, as part of the microfilm collection League of Nations Documents and Publications, 1919-1946. The guide consists of basically two classes of League of Nations materials: A. Documents and B. Serial Publications. The microfilm collection is available at the Peace Palace Library.

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  • 'Holland 1913. Tentoonstellingen in 30 steden'. Poster collection Peace Palace Library

    ‘Holland 1913. Tentoonstellingen in 30 steden’. Poster collection Peace Palace Library

    February 24, 2013

    A second poster marking the inauguration of the Peace Palace in August 1913. In several advertisements that year, travellers from abroad were invited to come to The Netherlands:

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  • Asser Summer Programmes 2013

    Asser Summer Programmes 2013: Study International Law in the Legal Capital of the World, The Hague

    February 19, 2013

    The T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague is a distinctive, inter-university research institute specialised in International and European law and a leading and authoritative provider of executive education to students and professionals operating in the judicial sector. The institute has a long-standing reputation for quality and excellence and is accomplished in recognising the unique challenges faced by today’s legal practices.

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