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  • The Genocide Convention - The Legacy of 60 Years aan Dr. Janine Ubink

    The Genocide Convention – The Legacy of 60 Years

    June 28, 2012

    During our last Peace Palace Library Lecture, ‘Justice for Sale – Criminal Justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo’, Peace Palace Library Director Jeroen Vervliet presented Dr. Janine Ubink with the first edition of the book ‘The Genocide Convention – The Legacy of 60 years’, published by Brill Academic Publishers/Martinus Nijhoff. The Peace Palace Library […]

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  • Tomb of Hugo Grotius in Delft

    A Grotian Moment around the Tomb of Hugo Grotius in Delft

    June 28, 2012

    On July 4, 2012 a celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the International Criminal Court will take place around the tomb of Hugo Grotius in the Nieuwe Kerk in Delft.  At the same time this is a commemoration of the laying of a silver wreath on Grotius’ tomb on July 4, 1899 by the American […]

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  • Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 354

    New Publication : Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 354

    June 22, 2012

    New in PPL Catalogue:

    Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 354
    Académie de Droit International de la Haye/Hague Academy of International Law
    Leiden [etc.] : Nijhoff, ISBN 978-90-04-22728-6

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  • Peace Palace Library Lecture on Tuesday 26th of June 2012 in the Academy Building at 17.30 hrs

    June 8, 2012

    The Peace Palace Library will present the award winning documentary film Justice For Sale by Ilse and Femke van Velzen about the failing criminal justice system in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Dr. Janine Ubink, senior lecturer at the Law Faculty of Leiden University will give an introduction. She is an expert on African law issues and has published extensively on subjects such as customary law, land rights and traditional legal practices.

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  • Returning all books before the 1st of July

    June 8, 2012

    Hague Academy Lending Restrictions 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 9th of July 2012, the following regulations and rules go into effect: All books and publications must be returned to the Peace Palace Library before the […]

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  • Frits Kalshoven

    Interview with: Holland’s most famous International Humanitarian Law Professor Frits Kalshoven

    May 14, 2012

    For students who study international humanitarian law his book “Constraints on the waging of war : an introduction to international humanitarian law”, 4th ed. 2011, is obligatory reading. Professor Kalshoven who has been a familiar face in the Peace Palace Library since 1964, when he started his research for his thesis “Belligerent Reprisals”, kindly agreed […]

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  • Rosemary Grey

    Library Users in the Spotlight: Rosemary Grey

    May 14, 2012

    Rosemary Grey, a Law student from the University of New South Wales in Australia, became a frequent visitor of the Library when she interned at The International Bar Association (IBA), one of the many organizations located inside the Peace Palace. She now works on finishing her master’s thesis titled ‘The prosecution of sexual and gender- […]

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  • Peace Palace Library Neighbours

    May 14, 2012

    Written by Lise Bosman (ICCA) “The Academy Building also houses Permanent Court of Arbitration staff members working in cooperation with the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA). ICCA is a worldwide non-governmental organisation that celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2011, and is dedicated to promoting and developing arbitration, conciliation and other forms of dispute resolution. […]

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  • Abstracts, introductions and conclusions

    May 3, 2012

    Next week the research guide ‘Law of the Sea’ will be topic of the week. In every research guide there is a tab ‘Bibliography’ which contains all sorts of relevant bibliographical references to books, articles etc. Sometimes these articles are availabla in a full text version. However, these full text versions can only be read, […]

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  • Library Closed Monday, May 7th

    May 2, 2012

    The Library will be closed on Monday the 7th of May La Bibliothèque est fermé Lundi le 7e Mai

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