IHSA

The International Humanitarian Studies Association is a network engaged with the study of humanitarian crises caused by natural disaster, conflict or political instability.

Kristin Bergtora Sandvik

Dr. Kristin Bergtora Sandvik is a senior researcher at The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Sandvik has previously worked internationally as a children’s rights activist. She holds an S.J.D. from Harvard Law School. Her work on the socio-legal aspects of humanitarianism has appeared in the Journal of Human Rights Practice, the International Journal of Refugee Law and PoLAR: The Political and Legal Anthropology Review, among other. Her current projects are on internally displaced women in Colombia and the humanitarian aspects of emergent military technologies.

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