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Conversations with Professor Sir Derek William Bowett: a Contribution to the Squire Law Library Eminent Scholars Archive

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 December 2007


This is the second contribution by Lesley Dingle and Daniel Bates to an expanding audio and photographic archive, which focuses on the careers of prominent academics who have a long affiliation with the Faculty of Law at Cambridge University.

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Copyright © The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians 2007

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1Dingle, L. M. & Bates, D., 2007. Conversations with Kurt Lipstein, Emeritus Professor of Comparative Law: Some reminiscences over seventy years of the Squire Law Library and the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, International Journal of Legal Information, 35 (1); [93133].Google Scholar
2 The full transcript of the interviews, as well as a larger selection of photographs, can be seen on the Squire Law Library website at: Scholar
3 See the school's website at Scholar
4 Heavy cruiser (10,000 tons) launched 1928. Had taken part in sinking the Bismark (1941) and attacks on Scharnhorst (1943).Google Scholar
5Whiteman, Marjorie Millace (1898-1986). Compiler of the Digest of International Law (1963-72: 15 volumes known as “Whiteman's Digest”), helped draft the UN Charter 1945, and was legal advisor to Eleanor Roosevelt who chaired the UN committee that drafted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948.Google Scholar
6 Regius Professor of Civil Law (1968-93).Google Scholar
7Armitage, A. U., Lecturer in the Faculty, 1950-70.Google Scholar
11 Not yet available online.Google Scholar
13 Officially described (now) as a relief and human development agency providing education, healthcare, social services and emergency aid to Palestinian refugees in Gaza, West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.Google Scholar