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…

Critical history of humanitarian photography on display

From 23-24 May, 2016, as part of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, an exhibition that takes a critical historical approach to looking at humanitarian photography. This exhibit is part of the ODI-HPG 'Global history of modern humanitarian action’ project.…

Mark your calendars

Canadian Humanitarian Conference 2016 Following on the successes of the 2014 and 2013 conferences, the third edition of the Canadian Humanitarian Conference promises to continue strengthening relationships and efforts to help us before, during and after humanitarian crises. Dates: October 6…