The World Conference on Humanitarian Studies will be organized jointly with the Third Istanbul Human Security Conference on: 24-27 October 2013.

As a close collaboration between the International Humanitarian Studies Association (IHSA), the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies (CPRS) at Coventry University and Kadir Has University in Istanbul, the conference will be hosted by Kadir Has in Istanbul. The Human Security: Humanitarian Perspectives and Responses conference brings together two annual events, the Istanbul Human Security Conference and the World Conference on Humanitarian Studies.

Our panel sessions address our four conference themes in innovative and interactive formats to engage both the academic and practitioner communities.  Find the complete list of accepted panels and papers on our website under Proposed Panels.

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On Saturday, 26 Oct, at 09.30 a round table session is organised on “Engaging with ‘non-state’ governance: NGOs/donors working with non-state actors in fragile settings”

The session will be on the experiences, choices and dilemmas for aid agencies and donors when they work with non-state institutions for the provision of security or services, in the absence of well-functioning states. For more information, please visit the news feed.

Last update:  15:47 10/10 2013