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The Ligue des Droits de l'Homme since the Second World War : Thinking and acting in favour of human rights

Mercredi, Janvier 31, 2018

In 2018, the Ligue des Droits de l'Homme (LDH)  will commemorate the 120th anniversary of its creation. On this occasion, the Bibliothèque de Documentation Internationale Contemporaine (BDIC) , which conserves the Ligue's archives, is organizing a pluridisciplinary international conference on the history of the LDH and of human rights between the Second World War and the early 2000s.

The objective of this initiative is firstly to elicit research into the history of the association based on study of its post-1945 archives which were recently given to the Library. More broadly, the aim is to study the question of the defence of human rights during the second half of the XXth century in a political landscape which was different to that of the French IIIrd Republic and marked by a renewal of associative actors and the emergence of new issues of importance.

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