Seminars

Balancing expectations: social responses to humanitarian intervention in the time of Ebola in Freetown, Sierra Leone

In 2014 the Ebola virus entered Sierra Leone, soon to become the epicentre of a global health crisis. A state of emergency was declared, propped up by a large-scale and far-reaching humanitarian intervention; characterised by stringent bureaucratic and biomedical protocols, restrictions on social and economic life, and novel monetary flows. The paper – centring on […]

Improving evidence-based decision-making and accountability in humanitarian response: Opportunities from the RECAP project

Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2017 Time: 5.30-7pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street The session was recorded and is available to view   Summary: Bayard Roberts will provide an overview of the new ‘RECAP’ project. This project seeks to strengthen the use of research and research capacity building to help improve decision-making and accountability in humanitarian […]

Child refugees in Calais

Lunchtime event to support child refugees in Calais, Weds 18th October, 12.30pm, LG7 (Keppel St) Nearly one year ago the Calais “jungle” was demolished, yet hundreds of child refugees are still sleeping rough and are at risk of violence from police and abuse from traffickers. We are expecting a debate in Parliament on this issue on […]