Symposium on The Nuremberg Trial at 75

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Invites you to


'The Nuremberg Trials at 75: histories, legacies, lessons'

Symposium on Thursday, 17 June 2021, 14:00–16:45 IST


Keynote lecture by Philippe Sands

Followed by a multi-disciplinary panel discussion


The symposium will revisit and reflect on the Nuremburg Trials of Major War Criminals (November 1945–October 1946) from historical, legacies, legal and political perspectives

All welcome

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Philippe Sands. Photo credit: Antonio Olmos.


We hope that you will be able to join us for this afternoon of interesting discussion from multi-disciplinary perspectives.


  • Keynote lecture:  Philippe Sands QC,

Professor of the Public Understanding of Law, University College London

  • Chair:  Judge Síofra O’Leary,

President of Section V, European Court of Human Rights.

  • History:  Francine Hirsch,

Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Legacies:  William A. Schabas OC MRIA,

Professor of International Law, School of Law, Middlesex University, London

  • Lessons for research ethics:  Sondra S. Crosby,

Associate Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights, Boston University

  • Contemporary lessons for international affairs:  James Kingston,

Legal Adviser, Legal Division, Department of Foreign Affairs


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Kind regards

Pauline McNamara

Programme Manager for the Humanities and Social Sciences Committees

Royal Irish Academy

19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland


On behalf of Organising Committee:

Geoffrey Roberts MRIA, Chair of Organising Committee, Historical Studies Committee (HSC); Cliodhna Murphy, Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee (EPLP); Noreen O’Carroll, EPLP; Louise Mallinder, EPLP;  Colin Wrafter, Standing Committee for International Affairs (SCIA); Suzanne Egan, SCIA.



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