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The Hague Peace Conference (1907)

  • Book Presentation ‘The Hague Conferences’, 19 February 2019, Registration Open

    February 14, 2019

    The-Hague-Peace-Conferences-Maartje-Abbenhuis-Peace-Palace-Library

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  • Book Review: War, Peace and International Order?

    October 12, 2017

    This book attempts to assess the history and on-going relevance of the 1899 and 1907 Hague peace conferences, the conventions they brought into being, the institutions they established and the precedents they set. The exact legacies of the two conferences remain unclear. On the one hand, diplomatic and military historians, who cast their gaze to 1914, traditionally dismiss the events of 1899 and 1907 as insignificant footnotes on the path to the First World War. On the other, experts in international law posit that The Hague’s foremost legacy lies in the manner in which the conferences progressed the law of war and the concept and application of international justice.

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