A major IHSA activity is facilitating the International Conference of Humanitarian Studies every two years. For more information about our last conference, please visit the conference website.
Are you interested in hosting our next Conference on Humanitarian Studies? If you are interested in hosting our next conference, please send in a proposal to host the next conference to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|2018||The Hague, The Netherlands||The 5th IHSA conference took place from 27-29 August 2018, in collaboration with The International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University and KUNO. The conference topic was on: (Re-)Shaping Boundaries in Crisis and Crisis Response.
You can find a complete list of all 2018 panel and paper abstracts under this link.
|Wiley, Special Issue|
|2016||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia||The 4th IHSA conference was organized from 5 to 8 March 2016. The conference was co-organised with Addis Ababa University, Bahir Dar University and the Center for Disaster Risk Management. The main theme of the conference was ‘Changing Crises and the Quest for Adequate Solutions’.||ODI, Special Issue|
|2013||Istanbul, Turkey||The third IHSA conference took place from October 24 to 27, 2013. The conference was jointly organized by the Kadir Has University, the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies at Coventry University, and the International Humanitarian Studies Association. The focus was on ‘Human Security: Humanitarian Perspectives and Responses.’|
|2011||Medford, USA||The second World Conference of Humanitarian Studies, organized by IHSA and hosted by Tufts University took place from June 2-5, 2011. The conference focused on ‘Changing Realities of Conflict and Crisis‘.|
|2009||Groningen, The Netherlands||The first World Conference of Humanitarian Studies was held in February 2009 in Groningen, the Netherlands, and was organized by the universities of Wageningen, Groningen (Netherlands) and Bochum (Germany). During this conference the International Humanitarian Studies Association was launched.|
Call for Panels for the 2021 conference is now open. More info on our conference website.
Impression of the 2018 IHSA Conference in the Hague.