Conference

Recordings of NCHS Annual Meeting now available

The NCHS Annual Meeting was held in December 2021 at PRIO and online

The third NCHS Research Network Annual Meeting was held from 2 to 3 December 2021 at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and online.

​​This year the overarching theme for the meeting was “Humanitarian Protection 20 Years into the ‘Global War on Terror’”. The two-day meeting provided for many productive discussions among humanitarian researchers and practitioners about the impact of counterterrorism measures on humanitarian efforts.

You can now view recordings of all four sessions here or below.

Event recordings

Welcome and NCHS Annual Lecture by Professor Faisal Devji, St. Antony’s College, “The Anti-Politics of Humanity”


Roundtable 1: “Humanitarian Negotiations Amidst Counter-Terrorism Restrictions: Legal and Diplomatic Dimensions”

With panelists Sultan Barakat (Centre for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies, Doha) and Emanuela Gillard (Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict). Chaired by Antonio De Lauri (CMI).


Roundtable 2 (Practitioner’s Panel): “Consequences of the ‘Global War on Terror’ for Norwegian Humanitarian Efforts” 

With panelists Trude Falch (Norwegian People’s Aid), Ida Haugen-Poljac (Norwegian Red Cross), Linda Bukasen (Save the Children Norway), Trygve Thorson (Doctors Without Borders, MSF Norway) and Carl P. Salicath (Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs). Chaired by Kristoffer Lidén (PRIO).


Roundtable 3: “Humanitarian Protection in Conflict: Navigating Counter-Terrorism and Authoritarian Regimes”

With panelists Júlia Palik (PRIO), Morten Bøås (Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, NUPI) and Elling N. Tjønneland (CMI). Chaired by John Karlsrud (NUPI).