Philippe Sands is Professor of Law at UCL, London. His last book was Torture Team: Cruelty, Deception and the Compromise of Law. He is writing a book on the making of modern international law.
Philippe Sands on images significant in writing his award-winning book East West Street.
This event took place on Sunday 26th February 2017 as part of Jewish Book Week 2017. To watch a video of this event, click here.
In a last-minute change to the advertised event, Philippe Sands discusses his book East West Street and the images that were significant in its writing.
In association with Index on Censorship.
Philippe Sands discusses his new book with Julia Neuberger.
Ingrid Carlberg, winner of the prestigious August Prize for her seminal biography, Raoul Wallenberg, is joined by Philippe Sands and Henry Goodman to explore the extraordinary life and unique contribution of Sweden’s Special Envoy to Budapest in 1944. Wallenberg’s heroism and ingenuity at the height of the Holocaust saved countless lives while ultimately costing him his own.
Nicholas Winton, regarded as Britain’s Schindler, was a young stockbroker in 1938 when he masterminded an operation to rescue 669 children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia. His daughter Barbara Winton shares with Philippe Sands the motivations that led her father to undertake such a dangerous quest and the difference that even one person can make to combat the forces of evil.