International Research Network on Non-State Humanitarianism

The second workshop of the international research network „Non-state Humanitarianism: From Colonialism to Human Rights“ took place on 20-21th of June 2013 at the National University of Galway in Ireland. Matthew Hilton (University of Birmingham) and Kevin O’Sullivan (National University of Galway) convened this interdisciplinary encounter on the topic of „Sources and Uses of Humanitarian History“. For two days scholars and humanitarian practicioners discussed about the challenges of researching and writing humanitarian history from the colonial period until today.

For a presentation of the network, a report of the first workshop and the program of the second workshop, see the network’s homepage: http://nonstatehumanitarianism.com.