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Humanitarian criminalisation event at PRIO. Image credit: Indigo Trigg-Hauger / PRIO

Past Events

The future of humanitarian principles

Organised by the NCHS and PRIO in collaboration with the Norwegian Red Cross, this roundtable explored the future of humanitarian principles.

Safe for Syrians: Investigating the forced return of Syrians

This workshop examined the Danish government policy to return Syrian refugees and the impact of this for the policies and practices of other Scandinavian and Middle Eastern countries.

The humanitarian crisis in Ukraine: What can be done?

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has led to an acute humanitarian crisis. This seminar discussed how Europe can respond to the situation.

War and emotions

This public conference and exhibition explored the articulation of war and emotions from the perspective of those who fight.

How do we best respond to global displacement?

This panel examined how the international community can protect and assist refugees, and find durable solutions to increasingly complex displacement situations.

Camp histories: New studies of Palestinian migrations

This online workshop brought together scholars to ingather emerging work on late nineteenth and twentieth-century social histories of Palestinian migrations.

Humanitarian protection 20 years into the global ‘war on terror’

The NCHS Annual Meeting provided for many productive discussions about the the implications of counterterrorism measures on humanitarian efforts.

Climate change, displacement and resettlement

This online event explored current experiences and future projections on climate-induced resettlement.

Conceptualising im/mobility: Humanitarianism, camps and borders

This two-day workshop examined the humanitarian impacts of Europe’s current approach to immigration.

Paradoxes of protection: The Afghan case

This webinar examined the Afghan protection paradox emerging from the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan and the implications for humanitarian action.