The Efficacy of International Criminal Tribunals as Recorders of History from Nuremberg to The Hague – Dr Guénaël Mettraux

The event below might be of interest to network members in the Lancaster area:

‘The efficacy of international criminal tribunals as recorders of history from Nuremberg to The Hague’ – Dr Guénaël Mettraux

Date: 21 March 2017, 6pm

Venue: Cavendish Lecture Theatre, Lancaster University

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Guénaël Mettraux

The Iredell Lectuer in Law and History 2017 will be delivered by Prof. Dr. Guénaël Mettraux. The lecture will be precede by a reception in the foyer of the Faraday Building at 5pm.

Prof. Dr. Guénaël Mettraux is Professor of International Criminal Law and Procedure at the University of Amsterdam. His publications include The Law of Command Responsibility, awarded the 2009 Lieber Prize, Perspectives on the Nuremberg Trial,and International Crimes and the Ad Hoc Tribunals. He advises states, NGOs and individuals on matters of international criminal law, has served as counsel at international criminal tribunals, and is a judge at the newly created Kosovo Specialist Chambers.

Dr Mettraux draws upon his experience as a practitioner of international criminal law and as a scholar to ask how well suited is the judicial process to establishing historical truths. This lecture offers insights into the role of history in the life of international criminal justice—and of international criminal justice in the writing of history.


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