Posts Tagged: Philippe Sands

Antonia Byatt appointed Director of English PEN

Antonia brings extensive experience of working with and for writers, more recently as Director of Cheltenham Literature Festival 2016 and Director of Literature at Arts Council England. She joined English PEN as Interim Director in August 2017. Maureen Freely, Chair of English PEN said: My fellow trustees and I are delighted to be able to

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Philippe Sands QC appointed President of English PEN

Philippe Sands QC has been announced as the new president of English PEN. Philippe Sands is one of the UK’s most prominent human rights barristers, and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2003. He is an authority on international law and human rights and is a Professor of Law at University College London. His most recent

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My Nazi Legacy + Q&A

While researching East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, international lawyer and writer Philippe Sands came to know two men whose fathers were high-ranking Nazi officials during World War Two ̶ Niklas Frank, whose father Hans Frank was governor-general of Nazi-occupied Poland, found guilty of war crimes at the Nuremberg

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