Welcome back! In this episode Maegan Rodricks and Leanne Rantell speak to Dr. Kathryn Nwajiaku-Dahou, a British-Nigerian political scientist with expertise in business and human rights, conflict and the politics of identity. We discuss her role as chair of the Expert Working Group of Nigeria’s Bayelsa State Oil
Welcome back to the third season of the Humanitarian Hub Podcast! In this episode Dr. Althea-Maria Rivas speaks to Dr. Oliver Walton, a senior lecturer at the University of Bath in International Development. They discuss Walton’s recent work, examining the role of borderlands and brokers in post-war transitions
Welcome back for the third episode of the Humanitarian Hub Podcast! In this episode, Leanne Rantell and Maegan Rodricks speak to Laura Hammond, a Professor of Development Studies at SOAS, on her recently published report with the UNDP on Development Solutions to Internal Displacement. Laura gives an insight into
‘The realities of Covid-19 in Yemen, 10 years after the Arab Spring’ is the second webinar of our 2020/21 Seminar series. The session included a discussion with Abdi Ismail about the effect of Covid-19, the continuing humanitarian crisis and how the international community is combating the conflict. Followed
‘Borderlands, Conflict & Illicit Economies: Challenges for Humanitarian Action’ is the first webinar of our 2020/21 Seminar series. The webinar includes a presentation and discussion led by members of the GCRF-funded research project ‘Drugs & (Dis)order: Building Sustainable Peacetime Economies in the Aftermath of War’. Drugs & (dis)order
In the second episode of the Humanitarian Hub Podcast, Althea-Marie Rivas speaks to Paolo Novak, a Professor of Development Studies at SOAS university. Paolo specialises in contested borders, migration and humanitarianism. This podcast discusses Paolo’s current research project – Asylum Seekers Reception, Taxonomies and Location.
Welcome back to the first episode of the Humanitarian Hub Podcast Season 2! In the first episode of the Humanitarian Hub Podcast, Althea-Marie Rivas speaks to Stuart Kefford, a Child Protection and DDR Officer at UNICEF.
‘Re-envisioning Global Humanitarian Response, is the last webinar in our 2019/2020 series. The speakers explore key and emerging humanitarian challenges. Including the impact of Covid-19 and considering what shifts in discourse and practice, approaches to innovation, accountability, and power relationships might be necessary to address situations of crisis,
This blog was orginally posted on the Diplomatic Courier Deaths in Afghanistan due to the coronavirus could potentially exceed the total number of civilians killed during the past two decades of conflict. As of April 22, Afghanistan had 1,178 confirmed cases compared to 840 seven days earlier,