Past Events

What do good solutions to internal displacement look like?

Join this breakfast seminar at PRIO on Wednesday 8 March, discussing internal displacement, including the gendered impacts of displacement with UN Special Adviser, Robert Piper.

Uncertain future for Palestinian refugees

The PRIO MidEast Centre hosted a breakfast conversation about the important work and challenges of UNRWA with Leni Stenseth, Deputy Commissioner General for UNRWA.

Red lines for humanitarian aid in Afghanistan

Organised by PRIO and the NCHS, this virtual roundtable examined where to draw red lines for humanitarian aid to Afghanistan following the ban on women aid workers.

Exhibition opening: More than the humanitarian gaze

You are invited to the opening of “More than the humanitarian gaze” an exhibition of Jørgen Grinde’s photographs from the Middle East in the 1950s, to be held at the University of Bergen on 26 January.

The ethics of humanitarian neutrality in Syria

Organised by PRIO and the NCHS, this virtual roundtable examined the principle and practice of humanitarian neutrality during the Syrian civil war since 2011.

Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies Annual Conference

The NCHS Annual Conference for 2022 was held at the House of Literature in Bergen, Norway on Friday 4 November.

Gender and humanitarian diplomacy

This webinar on ‘Gender and Humanitarian Diplomacy’ was jointly hosted by the Xavier School of Management Centre for Gender Equality and Inclusive Leadership and the NCHS.

Screening as a data processing operation in aid work

This workshop facilitated a discussion on screening as a data processing operation in the context of aid work and discussed relevant data protection issues.

Just economic sanctions?

When are economic sanctions justified, and when do the human costs exceed the benefits? In this seminar, commentators looked into this question through a combination of philosophical analysis and recent examples like Afghanistan and Venezuela.

Exclusive tourism enclaves

Exclusive tourism spaces have increased substantially in recent years. This workshop brought together scholars from various fields to examine the effects of these projects on humanitarian research and policy.