Making wearables in aid: Digital bodies, data and gifts

This special issue of the Journal of Humanitarian Affairs explores innovation in humanitarian action.

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

The special issue is open access, and may be read here.