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East West Street: Personal Stories about Life and Law

East West Street: Personal Stories about Life and Law
15 Devonshire Place, George Ignatieff Theatre
Time: Nov 22nd, 5:00 pm End: Nov 22nd, 7:00 pm
Interest Categories: Political Science, Law, Faculty of , History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), 2000-
Talk by Philippe Sands, University College London

Trinity College presents The Margaret MacMillan Lecture in International Relations

East West Street: Personal Stories about Life and Law

Philippe Sands QC is Professor of Law at University College London and a practising barrister at Matrix Chambers. He appears before many international courts and tribunals, including the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice, and sits as an arbitrator in cases on international law and sports law.

He is the author of numerous academic books on international law, as well as Lawless World (2005) and Torture Team (2008). He contributes to the New York Review of Books, Vanity Fair, the Financial Times and The Guardian.

His new book East West Street: On the Origins of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide (Alfred Knopf/Weidenfeld & Nicolson) has been longlisted for the Cundil Prize and the Baillie Gifford Prize. It is accompanied by a shorter work (City of Lions, Pushkin Press), a BBC Storyville film (My Nazi Legacy), and a performance piece with music (A Song of Good and Evil).

He is a vice president of the Hay Festival and a member of the board of English PEN and of the Tricycle Theatre.

This event is free and open to all. Registration is required. For further information, please contact Cera Maugey.

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