Events

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. 

We also record most of our events for podcasts or video, which are published shortly after for anybody who couldn't attend live.

After a successful first semester of webinars, collaborations, and discussions, we're excited to be launching our online events series for Semester 2.

Kicking off with our 8th annual Careers in Humanitarianism Day, a whole day of sessions on topics including decolonising aid, mental health, and VR technologies in refugee camps, we'll also be holding numerous research seminars with fascinating external speakers. Look out for talks on humanitarianism and masculinity, refugee storytelling, street art in conflict-affected societies, and more...

Our virtual events are open and accessible to all. This page will be updated regularly with sign-up information. 

View our upcoming events

Creative Writing Workshop with CPs Day Off

15:00 - 17:00 18 March 2021

Writing can be fun, extremely useful for self-development, and a shared experience as well as a means of self-expression. Yet, many of us grow up seeing writing as something bound by rules and regulations, that's only associated with education or work. Claire Pearce, from CPs Day Off, will be leading this workshop for participants to discov..

HCRI Research Seminar: Human Shields and the Struggle for Self-Determination in Gaza

15:00 - 17:00 15 April 2021

From Syrian civilians locked in iron cages to veterans joining peaceful indigenous water protectors at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, from Sri Lanka to Iraq and from Yemen to the United States, human beings have been used as shields for protection, coercion, or deterrence. Over the past decade, human shields have also appeared with incre..

HCRI Research Seminar: Humanitarianism and Inequalities

15:00 - 17:00 22 April 2021

Professor Silke Roth (University of Southampton) will be addressing humanitarianism and inequality from an intersectional perspective including gender, nationality and class, address linguistic inequalities and digital inequality. Full details and exact agenda coming soon.

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