Call for applications: Exploring the UN War Crimes Commission (UNWCC) archive at the Wiener Library
Wed 11 Oct 2017
The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide and The Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS University of London
The workshop will include an in-depth introduction to the archive by Leah Owen, a presentation of a case study by Stephen Tyas, hands-on demonstration of navigating the archive with experienced researchers, and time to begin independent research in the collection. The workshop will be followed by a public evening lecture provided by CISD Director Dr Dan Plesch, who led the campaign to open the UNWCC archive for public access, and who has authored Human Rights After Hitler: The Lost History of Prosecuting Axis War Crimes.
The Wiener Library and The Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy welcome applications from post-graduates (MA and PhD candidates), postdoctoral researchers, and senior scholars from all relevant academic disciplines.
Applications must be submitted in English and should include:
A letter of interest outlining the applicant’s research project;
A current curriculum vitae addressing the applicant’s qualifications, including previous coursework, projects, teaching, and publications.
Please submit all application materials via e-mail to
Dr. Christine Schmidt
Deputy Director and Head of Research
The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide
29 Russell Square
London WC1B 5DP
Applications and supporting materials must be received by 15 July 2017. Selected participants will be notified by mid-August.
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