May 2018

On May 31st 2018, Southern Responses PI Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and RA Dr Estella Carpi will convene a conference as part of the  UCL Humanitarian Institute Evening Conference Series on the UN Sustainable Development Goals:

“South-South Humanitarianism: New Aims, Old Challenges​”

This event will draw together a group of renowned international experts to debate different perspectives on the importance of making the Sustainable Development Goals and the South-South Cooperation framework uphold and actively promote the well-being and dignity of people affected by conflict and displacement across the global South.

For details of the event and to book a free place please visit our Eventbrite page:   “South-South Humanitarianism: New Aims, Old Challenges​” 

June 2018

On June 5-7 2018 Southern Responses RA Estella Carpi will present a paper titled ‘The Displacement of Religious Authorities from Syria and its implications for Community Responses to Crisis’ at the Faith Leaders and Communities:  Influence, Engagement and Channels of Hope Research Workshop organised by World Vision in Amsterdam.

The Soutern Responses to Displacement team will also convene a panel on ‘Soutern-led Responses to Displacement in the MENA Region at the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) conference, which will take place at Kings College London.

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