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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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  • Justice for Sale: Interview with documentary filmmakers, Ilse and Femke van Velzen

    April 2, 2012

    On March 27 2012, documentary filmmakers, Ilse and Femke van Velzen, showed their latest documentary about the Criminal Justice system in the Congo titled Justice for Sale at the Movies that Matter film festival in The Hague. The film documents the prosecution of a suspect accused of rape and the struggle of his lawyer for a Fair Trial and Due Process of Law in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DCR).

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  • Interview with Gabriel Bach: 50 Years since the Eichmann Trial – Memories

    April 2, 2012

    On Monday March 26 2012, The Peace Palace Library, together with the embassy of Israel in The Hague, invited Judge Gabriel Bach, a Prosecutor in the Trial of Adolf Eichmann to the Peace Palace to give a Lecture to share his memories of what could be considered the most famous trial of the 20th century. Judge Bach spoke to an audience of over 200 people and some were able to ask questions during and after the Q & A session.

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  • Highlights of a Library-Trip to Oxford by a Group of Dutch Law Librarians

    April 2, 2012

    The beautiful historical Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera Science Library were first on the list to visit. One inspired guide led us to the oldest parts of the building dating back to the fourteenth century, informing us of the various people who were of great importance to the library. The most important being Sir Thomas Bodley who supported new developments in the library, such as the Legal Depot, by which the Stationer’s Company in London agreed to send a copy of every registered book to the library. The addition of the Selden collection with its many manuscripts was of immense value.

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  • New Titles service updated!

    April 2, 2012

    As of April 1, 2012 the Peace Palace Library has updated its New Titles service. In order to be more consistent with developments of international law, our list of New Titles topics has been revised. Please, check whether your actual subscriptions are up to date and subscribe to our newly added topics!

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  • Peace Palace Library Lecture

    March 15, 2012

    Peace Palace Library Lecture in cooperation with Embassy of Israel by Judge Gabriel Bach about “50 Years since the Eichmann trial-Memories”

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