The IHSA conference underway features NCHS members

Hosted by the International Humanitarian Studies Association (IHSA), the Conference on Humanitarian Studies is being held at Sciences Po, Paris and online from 3 to 5 November 2021, with the theme ‘New realities of politics and humanitarianism: between solidarity and abandonment’.

The schedule features a number of NCHS members. Here are some of the interesting panels and roundtables the NCHS will be involved in.

Wednesday 3 November

Panel: Technology, innovation and experimentation in the refugee sector

Panel: ProTECt – Community interventions and technological avenues against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment (SEAH)

Panel: Changing practices of humanitarian advocacy

Thursday 4 November

Roundtable: The ethics of humanitarian technology – Looking back and taking stock

Panel: Rethinking violence in humanitarian research

  • Antonio De Lauri as discussant.

Panel: Taking ideology out of humanitarianism? The everyday, corporate interests and the politics of global solidarity

Friday 5 November

Panel: The politics of negotiating with authoritarian regimes

Roundtable: Humanitarian innovation: Have we come full circle?

  • Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert will chair this roundtable, which will also feature Robin Mays, Paul Currion, Kristin Bergtora Sandvik and Stuart Campo.

Panel: Humanitarian borders” between care and control