Journal of Humanitarian Affairs Special Issue on Innovation

A new special issue in the Journal of Humanitarian Affairs explores innovation in humanitarian action. The special issue is open access, and may be read here.

The special issue features a paper by NCHS associate Kristin Bergtora Sandvik (University of Oslo/PRIO) titled Making Wearables in Aid: Digital Bodies, Data and Gifts. In this paper, Sandvik contributes to the debate on humanitarian innovation through a critical examination of humanitarian wearables and the related production and management of data.

Sandvik’s paper may be accessed here.