Past Events

Event: The End of Famine?

The End of Famine? Prospects for the elimination of mass starvation by political action Date: 25th October, 2018 Time: 5:30pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre Join us for an evening discussion with the author of ‘Mass Starvation’, Alex de Waal, hosted by Professor Peter Piot (Director of LSHTM and Professor of Global Health), followed by a book signing. […]

Crises Centre: Student Welcome Event

As part of the new school year, the Crises Centre is holding a welcome event for LSHTM students on Tues Oct 23 – please contact us for time and location. If you are new to the school or Centre, and are an MSc student with experience or interest in health in humanitarian crises, we invite you to […]

Rohingya Crises – Voices From The Field

Rohingya Crises – Voices From The Field Date: 18th October, 2018 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre   It’s been over a year since almost 700,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh from the neighbouring country of Burma to escape persecution. This was one of the largest exodus of refugees in recent decades, and many arrived […]

Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

*** The Health in Humanitarian Crises Seminar Series *** Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World Date: 25th September, 2018 Time: 5:30pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre   Summary: This panel discussion analyses the evolving relationship between human rights, global governance, and public health, examining an expansive set of international organizations that employ human rights […]

The Cost of Fear: Humanitarian Crises in the Age of Anxiety: 2018 Pumphandle Lecture

The John Snow Society has announced their 2018 Pumphandle Lecture, The Cost of Fear: Humanitarian Crises in the Age of Anxiety On Sept. 06, 2018 commencing at 17:30 in the John Snow Theatre at LSHTM, Dr Joanne Liu will give the MSF view from the field. With patients and humanitarians increasingly painted as threats, how can […]

Annual Summer Project Preview

Date: Thursday 16 August 2018 Time: 10:00 – 16:00 Venue: Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH The Crises Centre’s MSc students will be presenting a preview of their summer research projects. Come for all or part of the day to hear about their research, and give support and advice before project deadlines. Examples […]

HHCC Annual General Meeting

Date: Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 Time: 10 am – 1 pm Venue: LG81, Keppel Street The HHCC will hold its annual general meeting on the 19th of July from 10am to 1pm. This will be a great opportunity for all members to get together, get an update on the Centre’s activities, reflect on our work […]

In Another Life: Film Screening

Date: June 21st 2018 Time: 17:30-20:30 Venue: John Snow, LSHTM, Keppel Street About: The Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre and Between Borders are jointly hosting this film screening of ‘In Another Life’. It will be followed by a Q&A with actors Yousef Jubeh and Adam Wittek, facilitated by Annie Holmes. From the filmmakers: After being forced to flee war-torn Syria, Adnan […]

A Present Day Battle Against Cholera in Dhaka [recording online]

Date: June 4th 2018 Time: 12:00-13:00 Venue: John Snow A, LSHTM, Keppel Street   About: The risk for cholera infection is >100 times higher for household contacts of cholera patients the week after they seek hospital care than it is for the general population. This is likely because of poor water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) […]

ALIMA (Alliance for International Medical Action) – Nutrition Innovation and Research

Nutrition Innovation and Research Date: May 25th, 2018 Time: 12:45 – 14:00 Venue: LG81, Lucas Room Biography:  Kevin Phelan is the senior nutrition advisor for the Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA), and a member of ALIMA’s Operational and Medical Support Unit that develops and documents operational research and translates this research into improved practice. Before joining ALIMA, […]