research product . 2014

Processus de documentation et de jugement des crimes internationaux dans les archives belges (1914-2014): Quelles pistes pour une numérisation?

Rovetta, Ornella;
Open Access Nauru
  • Published: 15 Oct 2014
  • Country: Belgium
Abstract
This paper presents a digital database project that seeks to identify, to describe and to digitize Belgian judicial archives related to war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. It focuses on the records produced by Belgian jurisdictions in the contexts of post-conflict processes from 1914 to 2014. In particular, three specific moments are taken into account: the attempts to judge German war criminals in the 1920s and 1940s following the First and the Second World War and the occupation of Belgium; and the experiences with universal jurisdiction and international judicial cooperation through the 1990s. Created by diverse judicial bodies (criminal, assize...
Subjects
free text keywords: Histoire contemporaine [depuis 1914], Paléographie - archivistique, judicial archives, archives judiciaires, digital humanities, Belgian jurisprudence, war crimes, crimes de guerre, crimes against humanity, crimes contre l'humanité
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