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ESP: La expansión del humanitarismo: perspectivas, realidades y enfoques

Convocatoria Simposio de Posgrado (virtual) 10 y 11 de Junio de 2021 El Humanitarismo es un concepto de difícil definición. Los trabajos más recientes han contribuido a visibilizar su carácter complejo y diverso, que tiende a entenderse como el impulso de intervención en contextos de emergencia con el propósito de aliviar el sufrimiento humano. En la literatura antropológica el humanitarismo ha sido definido como un … Continue reading ESP: La expansión del humanitarismo: perspectivas, realidades y enfoques

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CfP: Broadening humanitarianism: shifting perspectives, realities, and theorizations

Online Postgraduate Symposium 10-11 June 2021 Humanitarianism is a concept that escapes easy definition. Recent works have contributed to reveal the complexities and diversities behind the term that is generally understood as a drive to alleviate human suffering and an accompanying call for urgent action. In anthropological literature, humanitarianism has been defined as a set of “particular embodied, situated practices” (Redfield, 2005: 330), and as … Continue reading CfP: Broadening humanitarianism: shifting perspectives, realities, and theorizations

AHN is seeking new conveners!

EASA Anthropology of Humanitarianism Network is seeking two new conveners, to start their role in January 2021. What is an EASA Network? In 1996 EASA began to establish permanent networks of scholars from all over Europe to co-operate on fields of special interest. These networks are constantly growing and provide excellent opportunities for collaboration and exchange in areas of special interest. EASA Network rules can be … Continue reading AHN is seeking new conveners!

CfP EASA 2020

Dear colleagues The EASA Anthropology of Humanitarianism Network [AHN] is pleased to invite paper proposals to the following three panels on humanitarian themes that will take place at the 16th EASA conference “New Anthropological Horizons In and Beyond Europe” in Lisbon, Portugal, 21-24 July 2020. P056: THE CONTINUUM OF WAR: NARRATION, ACCUMULATION AND DISPOSSESSION IN TRANSNATIONAL WAR ECONOMY   P117: TEMPORAL HORIZONS IN DEVELOPMENT AND … Continue reading CfP EASA 2020

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

CfP EASA2020 panels

The Call for Panels for EASA 2020 is now open and will close on 21 October.  If you are interested in submitting an AHN-supported panel for EASA2020, first familiarize yourself with all the rules and guidelines on the Call for Panels page and especially those pertaining to Network Panels. Second, get in touch with the network organizers, Carna Brkovic and Antonio De Lauri, and send a concept … Continue reading CfP EASA2020 panels