Humanitarianism in Crisis




School: Stanford University
Lecture Title: Humanitarianism in Crisis
Lecture Summary:
A sketch of the history of modern humanitarianism, from its
origins in the 1968 famine in Biafra through its “decade of reckoning” in
the 1990s, when controversial humanitarian interventions in Somalia,
Bosnia, Rwanda, and Kosovo sparked a debate about the interface of
politics, war, and “engaged humanitarianism.”

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2 thoughts on “Humanitarianism in Crisis”

March 8, 2016

It is always amazing to see people of different cultures working together.


March 9, 2016

I think everyone should be required to do some humanitarian type work for a period in their life. It is fulfilling.


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