The project “Resilient Humanitarianism: the League of Red Cross Societies, 1919-1991” aims to advance the concept of resilient humanitarianism through a historical investigation of one humanitarian body, the League of Red Cross Societies, from its inception to the end of the Cold War. Global humanitarian crises abound due to ongoing conflict and natural disasters, but nation states, bodies such as the United Nations, and humanitarian organization seem incapable of offering lasting solutions to intractable situations. This project employs rarely accessed archives and an interdisciplinary approach to investigate the evolution of humanitarianism, voluntary action, and global civil society during the 20th century. This historical analysis can then be used to inform humanitarian policy, debates, and practice in the present and the future.
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- Registration for the CNHH Sixth Annual Workshop is now Live.
- CfP: The African Commonwealth – Strasbourg 14-15 November 2019 (new deadline, 1 July 2019)
- CfP: Successes and Challenges in Post World War I Relief Activities in Austria and Central Europe
- Ninth Bulletin of the CNHH (March 2019) is now available
- CNHH at Congress, University of British Columbia, morning of 6 June 2019