New episode of Talking Humanitarianism out now

Tune in to hear an interesting discussion about reconsidering our understanding of vulnerability in the context of humanitarian disasters.

Successful NCHS Annual Meeting wraps up in Oslo

The two-day NCHS Annual Meeting provided for many productive discussions about the impact of counterterrorism measures on humanitarian efforts.  

New NCHS paper on the use of satellites in humanitarian contexts

This paper analyses the reasons underlying the diffusion and strategic value of satellite technology, particularly the importance of data in international policy and the management of humanitarian crises.

Protection of education in conflict zones

This PRIO blog examines why children’s education a relevant concern for the Security Council and why education is absolutely a question of security.

Film screening of ‘Mama’ – Afghan Refugees in Norway

The Culture House in Oslo is screening ‘Mama’, a film about Afghan refugees in Norway, followed by a panel discussion featuring NCHS Director, Antonio De Lauri.

Human mobility and human rights in the pandemic

International law scholars have published a series of essays examining legal and policy issues relevant to the current and future pandemics and migrant rights.

The IHSA conference underway features NCHS members

The International Humanitarian Studies Association Humanitarian Studies Conference is underway! Here is where you can see our NCHS members.

Data protection and biometrics

NGOs and UN agencies have collected personal data of millions of people in the global South. A new ICSC blog explores if this has been done with due prudence?

Launch seminar for new report on migrant vulnerability

Join this seminar on 3 November hosted by the Institute for Social Research to launch the report “Vulnerable protection seekers in Norway: Regulations, Practices and Challenges”.

Conceptualising im/mobility: Humanitarianism, camps and borders

Workshop set to bring together academics to examine the humanitarian impacts of Europe’s current approach to immigration.