Book Launch: Ending War Crimes, Chasing the War Criminals


The Institute recently published Jonathan Power’s latest book, “Ending War Crimes, Chasing the War Criminals”, which he will elaborate on during a book launch that is co-organized with Jus Humanis.

The book includes an analysis of the characters of Adolph Eichmann and Heinrich Himmler. It moves on to look at the role played by some of Africa’s war criminals and also offers portraits of alleged war criminals from the Western world, including Henry Kissinger, George W. Bush, Ariel Sharon and Tony Blair. The book also tracks the wars, genocide and subsequent international criminal law trials of suspects in Cambodia, Africa and the former Yugoslavia. In its final chapter it asks the question: Can human rights be pursued by making war?

About Jonathan Power

For 17 years, Jonathan Power has been a foreign affairs columnist for the International Herald Tribune/New York Times. He has interviewed over 60 of of the world’s most famous political icons including Ignacio Lula Da Silva, Indira Gandhi, Willy Brandt, Julius Nyerere, Jimmy Carter, Olusegan Obasanjo, Dilma Rousseff, Olof Palme, Manmohan Singh and Zbigniew Brzezinski. He has also written eight books on foreign affairs and, in his early days as a journalist, made films for the BBC, one of which won a Silver Medal at the Venice Film Festival. He is an associate of the Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research which keeps a library of his columns. Jonathan is also listed in Who’s Who.

    • Time & Date: 8 February, 17:00 – 18:30
    • Venue: the Pufendorf Hall, Lilla Gråbrödersgatan 3C, 222 22 Lund

Moderator: Professor Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen, Research Director at RWI
Discussant:
Team Leader Andreas Ljungholm, Fair and Efficient Justice

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The Winter Forum

The book launch will kick off the annual Winter Forum 2018, organized by Jus Humanis. For more information about the forum, click here. 

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Please join us for this debut event, with free admission and a reception to follow.