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The Parlour, Magdalene College
25–26 May 2018

Friday, May 25

2:00 pm                       Welcoming Remarks

2:15-3:45 pm              Panel I: Making Law. War, Politics and Ideology

Thomas Clausen
The Law of Terror – Roland Freisler and Nazi Jurisprudence at War

Boyd van Dijk
Faustian Lawmaking: ICRC-Soviet Relations and the Making of the 1949 Geneva Conventions

3:45-4:15 pm              Coffee Break

4:15-5:45 pm              Panel II: Crime, Trials and Punishment

Franziska Exeler
Nazi Atrocities and Soviet Trials: Means and Meanings of Illiberal Justice

Katarzyna Person
Justice and Revenge in Jewish DP Camps in Occupied Germany

7:00 pm                       Dinner


Saturday, May 26

9:30-11:00 am             Panel III: Writing Legal History

Lily Chang
The Life of a Statute in Wartime China: Age and the Blind Spots of Modernity

Milinda Banerjee
Subaltern Sovereignty, Natural Law, and the Paradoxes of Decolonization: India and the Tokyo Trial through Optics of Global Intellectual History

11:00-11:30 pm          Coffee Break

11:30 am-1:00 pm       Panel IV: The Politics of Justice and Retribution

Anika Seemann
The Challenge of Consistency – Law and Politics in the Norwegian ‘Treason Trials’

Iryna Sklokina
Trials of Nazi Collaborators in the Context of Soviet Propaganda, Nationality Policy, and the Cold War (1960-80s)

1:00-2:30 pm              Informal Concluding Discussion (over light lunch)