Tag Archives: international law

From World War I to the Nazis and beyond; art, history, and the law

Anne-Marie Carstens’ DPhil research focused on the development of international law governing the wartime protection of cultural property over the course of the past century. During her research, she found a passing reference in an old book to an international conference that was held in 1915, in the midst of World War I, which was… Read More »

Indigenous Peoples and the law (and a useful new LibGuide!)

By Francesca Marsden I thought that I would take the opportunity, having done a lot of research for my soon-to-be-published LibGuide on the topic, to share a few interesting pieces of international legislation and highlight a significant case concerning indigenous peoples that I discovered along the way. Also, it may be a (not so subtle) attempt draw attention… Read More »

New databases: Introducing i-law and other databases

By Angela Carritt We now have a subscription to i-law which includes law reports and journals in the fields of insurance, intellectual property and construction law. Particular gems include the Lloyd’s Law Reports and Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Quarterly (a title which has been on our wish list for a while). To access i-Law follow… Read More »

UN Audiovisual Library of International Law via the Internet

Rosemary Noona, Legal Librarian Dag Hammarskjold Library, would like us all to be aware of the imminent arrival of a new, free, educational resource which will be provided by the UN later this year. The Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs is creating the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL) via the Internet. It… Read More »