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LIDC Short Course Humanitarian Crises

LIDC Short Course: Humanitarian Crises 11 – 15 April 2016, London The purpose of this intensive short course is to provide participants with a comprehensive background in theoretical and practical aspects of humanitarian crises. Course content: By the end of the course participants will understand the fundamental concepts relating to humanitarian crises. The following topics […]

Symposium: New frontiers in public health data

ECOHOST SYMPOSIUM: New frontiers in public health data ECOHOST – The Centre for Health and Social Change at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is hosting a one-day symposium on the use of social media and other innovative data sources in public health research. This symposium brings together public health researchers and […]

Blog post following the Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debate on the refugee crisis by Annie Holmes

“Refugees in Europe: Whose Crisis?”   To answer that question with another: who shows up for a panel with this title? It turns out that a lot of people do. The largest lecture hall at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) was packed on the evening of 29 October 2015, for the […]

Karl Blanchet TEDTalk

French recipes to navigate in complex health systems | Karl Blanchet | TEDxLSHTM Karl Blanchet believes it is important to distinguish between the complicated and complex. In this talk he explains three key elements: information, decisions and social networks that allow people to respond more quickly in changing environments and allow health systems to thrive. […]

Crisis Group Student Email List

For those who have missed the Crisis Group student meeting on November 2nd and who are willing to join the student email list and volunteer for the group. Join the list here!

Audio Podcast: Tejendra Pherali from the UCL Institute for Education – Talk on Syrian Refugees at the LIDC Conference

Tejendra Pherali from the UCL Institute of Education is talking about the results of a study conducted with Karl Blanchet on Syrian refugees at the LIDC Conference. Audio Podcast here.

Funding Opportunities: Said Foundation Scholarships 2016-2017

New scholarships available to study a London-based or distance learning Master’s degree at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The School is pleased to announce new scholarships from its partner the Said Foundation. The Foundation seeks to improve the life chances of children and young people by providing them with opportunities to receive […]

LSHTM Crises staff member Joshua Mendelsohn now based at Pace University

LSHTM Crises staff member Joshua Mendelsohn will now be based at Pace University in New York City. Josh will continue on as Module Organizer for the DL Conflict & Health module at LSHTM. He will be developing research collaborations on global health, HIV and crises research. For those interested, please get in touch with Josh […]

Upcoming event: European Refugee Crisis Event – 29 October 2015

Refugees in Europe: whose crisis is it? in the series Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debate organised with ECOHOST Date: Thursday 29 October 2015 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speakers: Leigh Daynes (Executive Director, Doctors of the World) Olumide Popoola (Writer, […]

Interview in DevEx about Syria

Interview of Karl Blanchet and Tejendra Pherali (UCL Institute of Education) about their current study related to the Syrian context: How to move from theory to practice on Syria’s refugee crisis