Theory seminar : Effective Aid: on how humanitarian aid ‘works’

Date/Time: 18/10/2012  10:00 - 12:00

Location: NUPI

The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) in collaboration with the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies (NCHS), have the pleasure of inviting you to a theory seminar:

Raymond Apthorpe: ‘Effective Aid: on how humanitarian aid ‘works’.

The seminar is co-hosted by the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies (NCHS) recently established by CMI, NUPI and PRIO.

Apthorpe is a social anthropologist and a professor at SOAS, and has been involved for many years in development and humanitarian studies. He will discuss a recent article and present some issues and topics for the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies.

The article – Effective Aid: the poetics of some aid workers’ angles on how humanitarian aid ‘works’  (Third World Quarterly, vol. 33 no 8, 2012) will be forwarded to registered participants.

Chair: Ole Jacob Sending
Discussant: Kristin Sandvik

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