IHSA aims to organise a conference on Humanitarian Studies every other year.
Are you interested in hosting the next IHSA Conference? Please send in a proposal to host the next conference on Humanitarian Studies to email@example.com.
|2021||Paris, France||The 6th IHSA conference took place from 3-5 November 2021 in collaboration with Sciences Po. The conference topic was: New realities of politics and humanitarianism: between solidarity and abandonment
You can find a complete list of all 2021 panel and paper abstracts here.
|Overview of publications from participants in various media|
|2018||The Hague, The Netherlands||The 5th IHSA conference took place from 27 to 29 August 2018, in collaboration with The International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University and KUNO. The conference topic was: (Re-)Shaping Boundaries in Crisis and Crisis Response.
You can find a complete list of all 2018 panel and paper abstracts under this link.
|Wiley, Special Issue on Migration|
|2016||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia||The 4th IHSA conference was organized from 5 to 8 March 2016. The conference was co-organised with Addis Ababa University, Bahir Dar University and the Center for Disaster Risk Management. The main theme of the conference was ‘Changing Crises and the Quest for Adequate Solutions’.||Wiley/ODI, Special Issue|
|2013||Istanbul, Turkey||The third IHSA conference took place from October 24 to 27, 2013. The conference was jointly organized by the Kadir Has University, the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies at Coventry University, and the International Humanitarian Studies Association. The focus was on ‘Human Security: Humanitarian Perspectives and Responses.’|
|2011||Medford, USA||The second World Conference of Humanitarian Studies, organized by IHSA and hosted by Tufts University, took place from June 2-5, 2011. The conference focused on ‘Changing Realities of Conflict and Crisis‘.||ODI special Issue|
|2009||Groningen, The Netherlands||The first World Conference of Humanitarian Studies was held in February 2009 in Groningen, the Netherlands, and was organized by the University of Wageningen, the University of Groningen and Ruhr University Bochum. During this conference the International Humanitarian Studies Association was launched.||Wiley/ODI Special Issue|
Impression of the 2021 IHSA Conference in Paris.
Impression of the 2018 IHSA Conference in the Hague.