The opening session will take place on 3 November 2021 from 13.30 – 15.30 (Paris time) at Sciences Po in Paris. The session will be streamed online as well. We have invited three keynote speakers to speak at the 2021 Conference on Humanitarian Studies on our main theme called:

New realities of politics and humanitarianism: between solidarity and abandonment

Welcome by 
Dorothea Hilhorst, IHSA President and Professor of humanitarian studies at the International Institute for Social Studies of Erasmus University
Alain Dieckhoff, Director of the Center for International Studies and CNRS Research Professor at Sciences Po
Keynote speeches by
Anne Gueguen is the Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs in France
Michel Agier is Senior Researcher at the French Institute of Research for Development and Professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris
Julienne N. Anoko is a social-anthropologist (PhD) and the Social Sciences/RCCE Focal Point of the WHO Regional Office for Africa in the Emergency Preparedness and Response Programme
Questions from the audience 

Logistical updates from IHSA 


3 November 2021
13.30 – 15.30
Sciences Po
27 Rue Saint-Guillaume, 75007 Paris, France
Room: Amphithéâtre Emile Boutmy