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…

Call for Papers (April 15th): Resisting Borders – A Virtual Conference on Refugee and Migrant Health, Mobility, Human Rights and Responsibilities

Refugees and many migrants have long suffered under constraints on their mobility, even in pressing or urgent circumstances. They are often forced to leave their homes for reasons beyond their control, including war and civil unrest, political and religious persecution,…

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…

NOV 2, 2016 SAVE THE DATE – CERAH Panel on Health Care in Danger

“When healthcare is in danger, what can we do?” Time:  Wednesday November 2, 18:30 - 20:30 Location: Medical Faculty UNIGE, Auditorium A250, avenue de Champel 9, 1206 Genève Attacks on medical facilities in conflict zones have killed and injured countless…