CfP: “Western Intervention in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings: Political Containment, Neoliberalism, and Imperial Legacies”, University of Oxford, March 10–11, 2020

Call for Papers Western Intervention in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings: Political Containment, Neoliberalism, and Imperial Legacies Workshop, University of Oxford, Oxford School of Global and Area Studies March 10–11, 2020 In the present as in the past, the Arab world remains a central target of international military, humanitarian and development interventions. From the First World War and the imposition of the League of Nations mandates, to the United Nations … Continue reading CfP: “Western Intervention in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings: Political Containment, Neoliberalism, and Imperial Legacies”, University of Oxford, March 10–11, 2020

The International Committee of the Red Cross in Brazil: Global humanitarianism at the margins

Narratives about the birth of modern humanitarianism, with its global outlook, often overlap with the origin story of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the nineteenth century and its drive to alleviate human suffering in war (Forsythe 2005; Barnett and Weiss 2011). Initially delimiting its work to such settings, the ICRC[1] has come to be “treated as the guardian of all things … Continue reading The International Committee of the Red Cross in Brazil: Global humanitarianism at the margins

Research-in-Progress

An important aspect of the AHN is the promotion of the work of its members, focusing on peer-reviewed books, journal articles, book chapters, blogs, non-peer reviewed publications, media contributions, etc. The AHN also provides space to present ongoing ethnographic research: the Research-in-Progress section of our website publishes shorter texts that discuss fieldwork in different formats – from a field note to a more elaborate description … Continue reading Research-in-Progress

AHN Newsletter April/May 2019

Call for Papers 1. Call for papers for the kickoff workshop “Intersections of Humanitarianism” of our EASA Anthropology of Humanitarianism Network, 01-03 November 2019 in Goettingen. Call is closing on 30/06.   2. Call for contributions to edited volume “Citizen Humanitarianism – Refugee Aid and Borders in Europe”, edited by Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert and Elisa Pascucci     3. Call for papers for an edited volume: “Opening Up … Continue reading AHN Newsletter April/May 2019

CfP: Intersections of Humanitarianism. AHN kickoff workshop

CALL FOR PAPERS   INTERSECTIONS OF HUMANITARIANISM Kickoff workshop of the EASA Anthropology of Humanitarianism Network (AHN) Goettingen, 01-03 November 2019       What does humanitarianism look like when it intersects with the state and the military? Or with the local ways of giving? What sort of help are we dealing with when humanitarian forms of reasoning and practice become intertwined with “that which … Continue reading CfP: Intersections of Humanitarianism. AHN kickoff workshop

AHN Newsletter March/April 2019

1. Bibliography on the anthropology of humanitarianism The AHN has prepared a comprehensive bibliography on the anthropology of humanitarianism. We hope it will serve as a useful resource for all those interested in the topic of our network. This bibliography is a work-in-progress and it will continue to be updated. If you have English-language peer-reviewed publications on the topic of the anthropology of humanitarianism, let … Continue reading AHN Newsletter March/April 2019

Bibliography

We have prepared a comprehensive bibliography on the anthropology of humanitarianism: BIBLIOGRAPHY ON THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF HUMANITARIANISM We hope it will serve as a useful resource for all those interested in the topic of our network. This bibliography is a work-in-progress and it will continue to be updated. Do let us know about your peer-reviewed, English language publications on the anthropology of humanitarianism. Continue reading Bibliography

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