IHSA 2020 Humanitarian Studies Conference

Interviews conducted to evaluate access to information in the refugee community in Dadaab. Photo: EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operation via CreativeCommons

The 6th bi-annual conference of the International Humanitarian Studies Association will take place from the 4th to the 6th of November 2020 in Beirut, Lebanon. It is titled: New realities of politics and humanitarianism: between solidarity and abandonment. 

In 2020, the IHSA conference will be organized in collaboration with the Global Health Forum, by The Global Health Institute (GHI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB).

Important dates
– Call for Panels: 27 November 2019 to 30 April 2020
– Call for Papers: 5 May 2020 to 30 September 2020
– Conference Date: 4 to 6 November 2020

Panels can be uploaded under one of the 5 sub-themes
Stream 1 – Health, climate change and disaster risk reduction
Stream 2 – Decolonising Humanitarian studies? Ethics, knowledge production and application
Stream 3 – Political economy and politics of humanitarianism
Stream 4 – Technology and innovation track
Stream 5 – Migration, displacement and refugees

Read more about the conference here.