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 ‚Äútreated 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