The Judge and the Historian: A Comparative and Meta-Historical Analysis of American and European Historians as Expert Witnesses in Post-1945 Litigation.

01 October 2014 → 30 September 2018
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Historical theory and methodology
    • History
  • Social sciences
    • Metalaw
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Project description

The Judge and The Historian is a research project that engages in an interdisciplinary and comparative manner with socially relevant subjects where historical argumentation has played a role in the courtroom. Through a combination of research methods from the fields of public and theoretical history and legal theory the forensic context of history is critically questioned and studied.