for Papers and Panels
War Crimes Trial and Its Policy Consequences Today: An Interdisciplinary
Conference, October 6-7, 2006
here for the printable version (.doc) (.pdf).
March 15, 2006
May 15, 2006
Submission to Commentators:
September 10, 2006
September 15, 2006
submissions must be in electronic format, correspondence will be via e-mail
Graduate Program in Policy History and the Social Philosophy and Policy Center of Bowling Green State University, the
University of Toledo College of Law and the Robert
present a two-day interdisciplinary conference with the aim of facilitating the
study of historical, political, legal and military implications of the Nuremberg
War Crimes Trial across the past six decades.
H. Jackson, Associate Supreme Court Justice and United States Chief of Counsel
for the Nuremberg War Crimes Trial, asserted we “must never forget that the
record on which we judge these defendants today is the record on which history
will judge us tomorrow.” We explore that history through an invitation for
paper and panel proposals on topics that deal with these implications within the
disciplines of history, law, military science, international relations and
political science. Proposals from graduate students as well as scholars with
terminal degrees and members of the above-named professions are warmly
proposal for papers or panels should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than
March 15, 2006
. A one-page curriculum vitae or resume for each presenter should be attached.
Detailed instructions for the submission of proposals may be found on the
Conference website at www.bgsu.edu/departments/history/nuremberg,
which is currently being constructed.
Requirements--Paper abstracts of up to 500 words (using
Microsoft Word or PDF format, 12 point font, double-spaced) must be submitted by
May 15, 2006
to email@example.com. The cover page format can be accessed at www.bgsu.edu/departments/history/nuremberg.
Requirements--In order to ensure time for active discussions, each presenter will be allowed 20
minutes for a primary presentation. The paper must be typed, in English,
double-spaced, with 12 point font. Panel assignments will be made by the program
August 1, 2006
and participants are advised to submit their papers to panel commentators and
other panel members by
September 10, 2006.
for participants’ names and paper titles to appear in the final conference
program, all participants must register by September 15, 2006.
and panels should be
focused on the themes of four major topics identified below and the sub-themes
into which they will be divided:
The Nuremberg Trial, its place in history, and its lessons regarding
crimes against peace, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
historical aspects of international participation in the Nuremberg War Crimes
Trial from the perspective of those involved and its implications for the trial
of crimes against peace, crimes against humanity and war crimes today.
and policies of national/state participants and other countries involved in the
Nuremberg War Crimes Trial: British, French, German, Polish, Russian, Soviet, Ukrainian,
evolution of international justice systems after Nuremberg
and the legal, political and practical obstacles they must overcome.
International Criminal Court
International Criminal Tribunals
Court of Justice
international justice systems
policy and American national perspectives on the International Criminal Court,
Special Courts, International Tribunals and other international criminal justice
systems after Nuremberg.
Bar Association and other legal perspectives
information contact The Graduate Program in Policy History, Bowling Green
at (419) 372-2030, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit the conference website at www.bgsu.edu/departments/history/nuremberg
website at www.roberthjackson.org.