The annual meeting for the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies (NCHS) Research Network on Humanitarian Efforts will take place 5 November 2019 at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) offices in Bergen, Norway.
These meetings aim to gather researchers to present ongoing work related to humanitarian efforts broadly speaking, and to exchange on common challenges and how to better address issues raised in the humanitarian sector.
This event is free and open to all. To RSVP, join the Network, or for more information about the NCHS, please contact Andrea Silkoset at firstname.lastname@example.org.
09:00 Welcome and introduction, Antonio De Lauri
09:10 The annual activities of the NCHS, Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert
09:15 Humanitarian Negotiations: Practices and Challenges
Panel: Elizabeth C. Dunn, Claude Bruderlein, Cristina Churruca, Salla Turunen
Moderator: Antonio Donini
10:45 State’s Humanitarian Diplomacy
Panel: Sultan Barakat, Deniz Gokalp, Meliha Altunisik
Moderator: Antonio De Lauri
13:00 SuperCamp: Humanitarian Containment in the Middle East
Roundtable: Are Knudsen, Rebecca Bryant, Kamel Dorai, Benjamin White, Kjersti Berg, Synnøve Bendixsen
14:00 The Place of Data and Digital Bodies in Humanitarian Operations
Speakers: Kristin B. Sandvik and Larissa Fast
Moderator: Kristoffer Lidén
14:45 Coffee break
15:15 Annual Lecture: Is Independent Medical Humanitarian Assistance Possible in Today’s Conflicts?
Speaker: Morten Rostrup
Discussant: Dorothea Hilhorst
Moderator: Andrea Silkoset