The Paris Peoples' Tribunal and the Istanbul Trials: Archives of the Armenian Genocide

@article{Simm2016ThePP,
  title={The Paris Peoples' Tribunal and the Istanbul Trials: Archives of the Armenian Genocide},
  author={G. Simm},
  journal={Leiden Journal of International Law},
  year={2016},
  volume={29},
  pages={245 - 268}
}
  • G. Simm
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • Leiden Journal of International Law
Abstract The decisions of international courts and tribunals affect how we read history. Alternative tribunals, such as peoples’ tribunals, attempt to write alternative histories to counter the official versions. This article locates controversies over the Armenian genocide in debates about the relationship between history and international law. It considers ways of reading archives and the role of archives in informing those debates. It compares the Istanbul war crimes trials held in 1919–1920… Expand
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