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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.

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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Emergency Ethnography: Anthropology in and of Public Health Crises

16:00 - 18:00 27 June 2019

Recent global health and humanitarian crises—the West African Ebola Virus epidemic in particular—have brought new attention to the social life of emergency: how human behaviour influences real-time patterns of disease, conflict and care. This, in turn, brought new calls (and funding) to deploy anthropologists and other social scientists i..

Humanitarian Handicrafts: Materiality, Development, and Fair Trade. A Re-evaluation.

27 - 28 June 2019

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..

Young People in Humanitarianism Conference

09:00 - 15:00 27 June 2019

Staff and students at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) will be inviting young learners in Years 8 and 9 for an inspiring educational event to learn more about current affairs from people who specialise in issues related to humanitarianism, conflict and peace-building, disasters and global health. It will be a workshop-ba..

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