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HCRI hosts conference on Humanitarianism: Past, Present, Future

30 Oct 2012

On 8–10 November 2012, the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) is hosting this agenda-setting conference exploring the links between scholars and practitioners in the humanitarian field .

Humanitariaism: Past, Present and Future

Issues highlighted by the conference will include:

  • Conceptions of disaster;
  • Horizons of humanitarianism;
  • Humanitarian technologies;
  • Humanitarian professionalization.

Featuring plenary talks by:

  • Pamela Ballinger, University of Michigan
  • Michael Barnett, George Washington University
  • Rony Brauman, Director of HCRI; Associate Professor at L’Institut d’Études Politiques; and Director of Research at the MSF Foundation (Paris)
  • Antonio Donini, Tufts University
  • Mark Duffield, Bristol University
  • Thea Hilhorst, Wageningen University
  • Stephen Hopgood, SOAS, University of London
  • Mary Kaldor, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Nobhojit Roy, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India
  • Janice Gross Stein, University of Toronto
  • Peter Walker, Tufts University

Director of HCRI, Rony Brauman, will be joined by Institute colleagues Mukesh Kapila, Roger Mac Ginty, Tony Redmond, Oliver Richmond and Bertrand Taithe who will all be delivering plenary sessions on their specialist areas.

Further information and online registration