LSHTM Crises seminar: How many people died in the 2011 Somalia famine?

In 2011, Somalia saw one of world’s worst famines of the last 25 years. Come listen to how the mortality figures have been estimated in this UN-commissioned study –and how the findings have been received by the international community. This LSHTM Crises seminar will be led by Francesco Checchi, co-founder of the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group at LSHTM […]

Talk on interdisciplinarity in conflict research at LIDC

On Thurs May 23rd, Jen Palmer gave a talk on behalf of the Crises Group at the London International Development Centre’s (LIDC) bi-annual conference. With Prof Chris Cramer, Head of Development Studies at SOAS, they discussed current opportunities and challenges associated with interdisciplinary research across the Bloomsbury Colleges on the topic of ‘conflict research’.  More […]

3rd Bloomsbury Humanitarian Debate

Humanitarian Aid: Truly Independent? Date                      23 May 2013 Time                      18.00 – 19.30 Venue                  John Snow Lecture Theatre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT Independence is one of the key principles of humanitarian aid – for both those providing the aid as well as those receiving it. The third in […]