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International Guests at the ICWC

The International Research and Documentation Centre for War Crimes Trials in Marburg is always welcoming international scholarly guests who make use of the Centre's facilities and inventory, especially for their research projects. In the past, these included the following academics:

Professor David Crowe and Professor Hitoshi Nagai

Professor David Crowe and Professor Hitoshi Nagai were guests at the ICWC in Marburg in December 2015 and informed themselves comprehensively about the work of the Research and Documentation Centre. They discussed future cooperations, in particular with Japan.

Professor Crowe teaches History of Law and History at Elon University (USA). Topics of his publications include the Holocaust, the person of Oskar Schindler, and state crimes in the past and present. His book "War Crimes, Genocide and Justice: A Global History" was published in 2014. Another important research area of the professor is the history of the Roma and Sinti in Europe.

Professor Nagai teaches Modern Japanese History at the Hiroshima Peace Institute of Hiroshima City University and has published numerous articles on war crimes trials in Japan.

Prof. Dr. Yi Jong Suh

Professor Yi Jong Suh has repeatedly visited the ICWC, most recently evaluating the ICWC's historical inventory in 2015 and visiting Marburg for this purpose. The ICWC is pleased to welcome the renowned scientist as its guest.

Professor Suh teaches and researches at the South Korean Seoul National University. In the course of his research on sociological questions of bioethics, in particular with regard to experiments on people in Japanese and German history that are also relevant under international criminal law, Professor Suh has among other things dealt with the crimes of "Unit 731" in Harbin, China, which is also the subject of research in a cooperative project between the ICWC and Chinese partners.

Prof. Dr. Michael Scott Bryant

Professor Dr. Michael Bryant worked as part of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation's TransCoop project at the International Research and Documentation Centre on War Crimes Trials in July and August 2006 as well as in October 2006 and 2007.

Professor Bryant is Professor of History and Law at Bryant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island (USA). There he teaches and conducts research on the influence of the Holocaust on law, as well as on the main topics of human rights, German criminal law and international humanitarian law.