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Humanity Reconsidered: New Approaches to the History of Humanitarianism [Department of History]

Conference

Date and Time

May 28, 2010 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Availability

Open to the public.

No RSVP required

Location

BOARD ROOM, STANFORD HUMANITIES CENTER

FSI Contact

10:00 - 10:15: Introductory Remarks

J. P. Daughton, Stanford University

Panel 1

10:15 - 12:00: Humanitarian Relief as a Historical and Methodological Challenge

"Assisting Civilian Populations: Notes on an Ongoing Research Project"

  • Davide Rodogno, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

"Who Qualifies as the Object of Humanitarian Relief? Italian Refugees after World

War II"

  • Pamela Ballinger, Bowdoin College
  • Comment: Priya Satia, Stanford University

 

Panel 2

1:15 - 3:00: In the Wake of War: Rebuilding 1920s Europe

"Foreign Humanitarian Actors in Poland, 1918-1923"

  • Shaloma Gauthier & Francesca Piana, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

"Post-WWI Humanitarian Efforts in Poland's Eastern Borderlands"

  • Kathryn Ward, Stanford University

"A Sketch of Humanitarian Emergency Relief Operations in Greece during the 1920s"      

  • Davide Rodogno, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
  • Comment: Robert Crews, Stanford University

 

3:00 - 3:15: Coffee Break

Panel 3

3:15 - 5:00: European "Humanity" in Global Context

"Early Humanitarianism and Local Knowledges: Black Experts and the Conference on the African Child of the Save the Children International Union (Geneva, 1931)"

  • Dominique Marshall, Carleton University

"Humanitarian Internationalism, the South Asian Refugee Regime, and the ‘Kashmir Refugees Fund', 1947-1951"

  • Cabeiri Robinson, University of Washington

"Human Rights and Saharan Prisons in Post-Colonial Mali"

  • Gregory Mann, Columbia University
  • Comment: Liisa Malkki, Stanford University

Sponsored by:

  • Transnational, International, and Global History Program, Department of History
  • Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
  • The Mediterranean Studies Forum
  • Stanford Humanities Center

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