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American Society for Legal History Conference Session: “Crimes Against Humanity Trials in Postwar Germany,” November 5, 2021 @ 8:30 – 10:00 am

November 5, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Crimes Against Humanity Trials in Postwar Germany (Pelican 1)

Chair: Beth Van Schaack, Stanford University (bethvs@stanford.edu), Commentator: Beth Van Schaack, Stanford University (bethvs@stanford.edu)

Lawrence Douglas, Amherst College (lrdouglas@amherst.edu) The Verbrecherstaat and the Jurisprudence of Atrocity

Devin Pendas, Boston College (devin.pendas@bc.edu)
The Politics of Nazi Trials in Soviet Occupied Germany, 1945-1950: Transitional Justice or Stalinist Purge?

Samuel Huneke, George Mason University (shuneke@gmu.edu)
Justice and Everyday Life: Crimes Against Humanity and the Making of Postwar Germany

Note from the organizers: We are very excited about the upcoming program our program committee has developed, and wanted to make sure a working link to the conference schedule reached your inbox. So please, take a moment to look at the terrific panels and other events on tap this year at the 2021 ASLH annual conference. Additionally, we know the course of the COVID-19 pandemic can change rapidly. New Orleans policies are detailed here. The Society is committed to updating the 2021 ASLH annual conference webpage as such information comes to us. We invite you to check back often for additional updates.


November 5, 2021
8:30 am - 10:00 am
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