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Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute


HCRI engage with students, researchers, practitioners, government and policy makers through our talks, seminars, workshops and conferences.

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Our events take place throughout the year and are open to students, staff and the general public from the UK and abroad. 

From February 2019, we started share to podcasts for some of our talks which are published shortly after. 

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HCRI Careers in Humanitarianism Day

09:30 - 18:00 07 February 2020

Are you considering a career in the humanitarian sector? If so, join us for a fantastic day of presentations, discussion and advice from current leaders in the field of humanitarianism. This will be a great opportunity to meet the experts, network and find out what possibilities are open to you. In previous years, we have had speakers from MSF..

HCRI Research Seminar - Putin's Human Rights

16:00 - 19:00 10 March 2020

HCRI Research Seminar with Sergey Nikitin, former Head of Amnesty International office in Russia. Sergei's talk on Amnesty International is about Russia's human rights violations record and Amnesty International’s existence in a country where the term 'human rights' is often changed by the media and the authorities to the term, 'so-called..

HCRI Research Seminar - Creative Engagement

16:00 - 19:00 17 March 2020

HCRI Research Seminar with Professor Jenny Edkins and Dr Nat O'Grady as Chair. The seminar will discuss the possibilities of life-writing, poetry, textiles, installations and other forms of creative engagement in response to disaster and atrocity alongside what might be thought of as more traditional academic work or activism. Specific exampl..

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