Richard Buxbaum, Professor

Closed (1) Postwar Accountability

Applications for Fall 2017 are now closed for this project.

This project examines various violations of International Humanitarian Law against civilian populations in Europe during World War II. More broadly, it considers how governments seek to address such atrocities, whether through the courts, reparations, or symbolic forms of public apology or commemoration.

Research in preparation for the development of a digital project and on related historical topics. Technical tasks may include assessing digital archiving practices, processing documents using optical character recognition (OCR) software, generating metadata, and assisting in other aspects of website design.

Day-to-day supervisor for this project: Dr. Lenore Kitts, Staff Researcher

Qualifications: Strong organizational and writing skills (required), responsible work ethic (required), familiarity with digital research or willingness to learn (desirable), experience with digital photography (desirable). Any familiarity with coding is a plus.

Weekly Hours: to be negotiated