Conference Legal Legacies of Genocide: From Nuremberg to the International Criminal Courts

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The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention at the American University of Paris invites you to an international conference bringing together prominent scholars, lawyers and jurists to discuss the evolving relationship between the law and genocide since the International Military Tribunals at Nuremberg and Tokyo, and to analyze the search for justice that has unfolded both inside and outside the courtroom since that time. 

The conference will take place on Friday, October 21, 2016 - 09:45 to 18:00 at the Theatre Adyar, 4 Square Rapp, Paris, 75007

Morning Session: Inside the Courtroom

  • “Constructing Law in the International Criminal Courts”
  • “Constructing  Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity”

Afternoon Session: Outside the Courtroom

  • “Memory and the Law”
  • “Seventy Years Since Nuremberg:  A Critical Assessment”

Please register online  

The full conference program can be accessed here