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Crime and Punishment: Criminal Justice in Modern Europe, 1870-1990

10-12 March 2011

International Conference organised by the German Historical Institutes in Washington and London

Venue: German Historical Institute Washington

Conveners: Richard F. Wetzell (GHI Washington), Kerstin Brückweh (GHIL)

The German Historical Institutes in Washington and London are organizing an international conference on the history of criminal justice in modern Europe from 1870 to 1990. The conference will take place in Washington DC from March10 to 12, 2011. The meeting is designed to take stock of recent and current research in this burgeoning field and to facilitate conversation between historians working on different countries in order to provide a comparative perspective on European developments. For this purpose, the conveners are soliciting proposals for papers presenting historical research on the legal, political, cultural, and social history of criminal justice.

Call for Papers (PDF file)
Conference programme (PDF file)

Conference report (PDF file), published in: GHIL Bulletin 34 (2012), Vol 1