IHSA

Humanitarianism and Inequality
Organiser(s): Tobias Denskus, Bandana Purkayastha, Silke Roth

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Dr Tobias Denskus (Malmö University), Dr Bandana Purkayastha (University of Connecticut), Dr Silke Roth (University of Southampton)

Our panel approaches humanitarianism and inequality in a historical and global perspective. We recognise that contemporary global inequalities are grounded in the long-lasting legacies of colonialism which underpin racialised capitalism. We employ a broad and multi-faceted understanding of humanitarianism and invite papers that do so as well. Most forms of humanitarianism not only address, but also reproduce inequality. We encourage submissions that address humanitarianism and inequality at transnational, national, organisational, local and intersubjective levels. We are also interested in contributions that approach humanitarianism and inequality from an ..

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