Irregular migration, epidemics and conflict have stretched the capacity of the humanitarian system and are reshaping relationships both within it, and also with development actors, governments and civil society organisations, amongst others. The 4th edition of The State of the Humanitarian System (SOHS) covers a period during which the geopol..
HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join us for our research seminar series featuring current and alumni colleagues, and current and alumni postgraduate research students. Speaker 1: Dr Sophie Roborgh Seminar title: Medical Muhajireen - Health workers under Daesh. Full seminar details to be confirmed soo..
As a result of the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990), approximately 170,000 people died, 1 million were displaced and 17,000 are still missing. The conflict, which saw hundreds of thousands of Lebanese - including thousands of teenagers - pick up arms, spanned three decades and tore the nation apart politically, socially and economically. But wha..
HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join us for our research seminar series featuring current and alumni colleagues, and current and alumni postgraduate research students. Seminar Title: From Eugenics to Resilience? Re-thinking the Connections between Race, Disability and War Full seminar details to be c..
In 2009, a group of Kenyan war veterans sued the British government to reveal the truth about what really happened in their country during the so-called 'Mau Mau Emergency’. This documentary tells the incredible story of those veterans demanding truth and reparations for British crimes, and exposes the depth of the establishment's attempted..
The Journal of Humanitarian Affairs is an upcoming new open access journal hosted jointly by The Humanitarian Affairs Team at Save the Children UK, and Centre de Réflexion sur l’Action et les Savoirs Humanitaires MSF (Paris) and the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester. On 4th April, we are delighted..
A workshop for those interested in the history and practice of humanitarianism and material culture. How and why have humanitarian organisations generated the production of artisanal products and ‘folk’ artwork? How have humanitarians sought to utilise arts and crafts production as a means of engaging humanitarian subjects? What do cultur..
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