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Past Conferences: 

Year Place Information  Publication
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 onChanging 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.