Call for Papers General Announcement
13/14 June 2019
International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
17 Chemin des Crets, 1209 Geneva, Switzerland
The years following the end of the Great War witnessed one of the great historical junctures in the history of the Red Cross movement: a moment at which the Red Cross’ institutional and normative structures, its technical capabilities and ambitions were transformed in ways that would profoundly affect its activities and outlook over the next hundred years. This 2-day conference brings together historians and practitioners working on the Red Cross movement to debate the legacy, events, and ideas flowing from 1919 and to engage with contemporary issues and concerns of the broader Red Cross movement. The conference will be addressed by two leading scholars of humanitarianism:
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