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  • Electronic Resources: E-books in Springer, Beck and Kluwer

    January 24, 2013

    In order to develop our digital library, the Peace Palace Library is offering a multitude of E-resources: E-journals, E-books and electronic (legal) databases. Those e-resources are only available inside our Library.

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  • Recueil des Cours

    New Publications: Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 351 and 352

    January 23, 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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  • Nellen, H.J.M., Grotius’s Memory Honoured: On the Acquisition of the First Edition of De Iure Belli ac Pacis by the Peace Palace Library, The Hague, Peace Palace Library, 2012.

    Grotius’s Memory Honoured

    January 22, 2013

    A booklet by Professor Henk Nellen on the acquisition of the first edition of De Iure belli ac pacis by the Peace Palace Library. It is an adapted version of a speech held in the Peace Palace on 21 February 2011, when the copy of De iure belli ac pacis was presented to the public. After a short survey of the genesis, printing history and early reception, the booklet goes into the differences between the three states of the first edition and their significance for the interpretation of Grotius’s work.

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  • Conference on the Future of Human Rights in Europe: Threats and Challenges, The Hague, January 25, 2013

    Conference on the Future of Human Rights in Europe: Threats and Challenges, The Hague, January 25, 2013

    January 17, 2013

    The Netherlands Helsinki Committee will organise a conference on the Future of Human Rights in Europe. Various questions will be answered and debated by a large number of specialists on human rights in Europe. Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, will be key note speaker to the conference. The conference will be hosted by the Hague University of Applied Sciences.

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  • Library Closing Days

    December 21, 2012

    The Library will be closed on the 24th, 25th, 26th and 31st of December and the 1st of January.

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  • H.E. Immaculee Uwanyiligira, Ambassador of Rwanda in The Hague

    Interview: H.E. Immaculee Uwanyiligira, Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda in The Hague

    December 18, 2012

    As 2012 is drawing to a close, we decided that for our final Newsletter we needed to go out with a bang! This is why we’ve asked H.E. Immaculee Uwanyiligira, Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda in The Hague for an interview after hearing her deliver an excellent speech during the Lecture ’Rwanda and the Restoration of the Rule of Law’ that was organized by the Hague Academic Coalition (HAC) last month. We wanted to hear more from this great lady and were curious to find out more about the current state of affairs in Rwanda. Read our Interview here!

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    Library User in the Spotlight: Kirsty Donald

    December 17, 2012

    Kirsty Donald, LLB bachelor student in International and European Law at the Hague University of Applied Sciences, is this month’s Library User in the Spotlight. Find out more about how the discovery of one particular book in the Peace Palace Library not only inspired her but led to her becoming the Netherlands’ representative for the European Citizens’ Initiative to “End Ecocide in Europe”:

    “One of the main benefits of studying

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  • Fiqh, Fatwa and Shari’a

    December 16, 2012

    The Arab world is in turmoil, regimes are overturned, dictators are ousted, sent in exile, brought to justice or killed. Political events and the call for democracy are triggering constitutional reforms and changes in the legal systems. For a better understanding of Islamic law as a source of legislation the Peace Palace Library has compiled a Research Guide on Islamic Law.

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  • Recueil des cours

    New Publication: Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 356

    December 15, 2012

    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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  • Christmas Wish from The Hague: ‘City without Walls, Haven for Boundless Thought’

    December 14, 2012

    For our final Newsletter of 2012, we asked Mr. Aus Greidanus, artistic director of The Hague- European Capital of Culture in 2018 to express a Christmas Wish for our subscribers. Although The Hague did not make it to the shortlist to obtain the title of European Capital of Culture 2018, this will not deter our city from realizing all its cultural and educational ambitions mentioned in the bid book. […] ‘ The Hague is an international city with a […] network stretching all over the world that carries an international mandate to resolve conflicts and to help societies accommodate differences,’ Mr. Greidanus stated. Please Read his Christmas Wish here.

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