Obstacles and moral experiences with palliative care provision in humanitarian crises…

From September 17-19, Kevin Bezanson represented the Humanitarian Health Ethics research group at the 5th International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference held in Ottawa, ON. Here is the PDF version of the poster entitled - Health professionals' lived experiences of palliative…

Resisting Borders, 9-11 October 2017

CLICK HERE FOR THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM Refugees and many migrants suffer from limits on their abilities to move around the world, even in pressing or urgent circumstances. They are often forced to leave their homes for reasons beyond their control,…

MARCH 31 CFP: Chapter contributions for volume on Humanitarian Action and Ethics

Humanitarian actors are now pressed to respond to increasingly complex crises in diverse and difficult contexts. Historically subject to multiple and often divergent interpretations, humanitarian values are now further challenged by changing conflict dynamics, globalization and its effect on shifting…

Not to be missed! Two incredible upcoming talks hosted by McMaster History of Medicine

Title:  “The Drowned, the Saved, and the Forgotten: Genocide Survivors and the Foundations of Modern Humanitarianism”  Speaker:   Dr. Keith Watenpaugh, Professor and Director, Human Rights Studies Program, Co-Director University of California Human Rights Collaboration, Department of Religious Studies, University of California…

TALK: Corpses and Places: Remaking World and Afterworld in a Camp for Displaced Persons Elizabeth Dunn

Corpses and Places: Remaking World and Afterworld in a Camp for Displaced Persons Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Time: 3:30-5:00 pm Location: Degroote School of Business, Room 505 Abstract: For refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs), displacement is more than…