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Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation

Events

Join us for lectures, seminars and other activities focused on understanding and mitigation climate crises.

HCRI Research Seminar: Human Shields and the Struggle for Self-Determination in Gaza

15:00 - 17:00 15 April 2021

From Syrian civilians locked in iron cages to veterans joining peaceful indigenous water protectors at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, from Sri Lanka to Iraq and from Yemen to the United States, human beings have been used as shields for protection, coercion, or deterrence. Over the past decade, human shields have also appeared with incre..

Pandemic Mitigation and Crisis Management by Dr Elisa Pieri

13:00 - 14:00 20 April 2021

This paper is based on Dr. Pieri's research investigating pandemic preparedness and its social aspects (2016-19) and draws on her new book Pandemics (2021). In this talk, she will discuss how drawing on sociological knowledge, alongside medical and other knowledges already mobilised in pandemic planning, may contribute to securing socially res..

Digital Futures - Digital Trust and Security Seminar with Guest Speaker Dr Bran Knowles, Senior Lecturer in Data Science, Lancaster University

13:45 - 15:00 28 April 2021

We are delighted to announce Dr Bran Knowles, Senior Lecturer in Data Science, Lancaster University as the next speaker for the upcoming Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series, taking place on Wednesday 28th April. The Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series are designed to highlight key insights into developments, challenges and identify ar..

Humanitarianism and Human Rights: Book Launch and Roundtable

15:00 - 17:00 29 April 2021

The book, edited by Michael N Barnett, explores the fluctuating relationship between human rights and humanitarianism. For most of their lives, human rights and humanitarianism have been distant cousins. Humanitarianism focused on situations in faraway places dealing with large-scale loss of life that demanded urgent attention whilst human rig..

Webinar: Recovering from Covid-19

17:00 - 18:00 29 April 2021

n April 2020, at the height of the first wave of COVID-19 across Europe, academics at Alliance Manchester Business School and the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at The University of Manchester launched The Manchester Briefing, a UK funded research project influencing global and local recovery and renewal strategies. A year on fro..

Dr. Chika Watanabe: Playing through the Apocalypse: Preparing Children for Mass Disasters in Japan and Chile

13:00 - 14:00 11 May 2021

There is currently a growing trend to prepare children for future disasters. A Japanese non-profit organization has developed an event called Iza! Kaeru Caravan, which includes games that teach children and their families how to survive disasters, from earthquakes to floods. Many disaster experts and government officials from other countries h..

Digital Futures - Digital Trust and Security Seminar with Guest Speaker Prof. Ajitha Rajan, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

12:45 - 14:00 12 May 2021

We are delighted to announce Prof. Ajitha Rajan, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh as a guest speaker for the upcoming Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series, taking place on Wednesday 12th May. The Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series are designed to highlight key insights into developments, challenges and identify areas for..

Digital Futures - Digital Trust and Security Seminar with Guest Speaker Neil Jones, Head of Cybersecurity and Innovation, Greater Manchester Police

12:45 - 26 May 2021

We are delighted to announce Neil Jones, Head of Cybersecurity and Innovation, Greater Manchester Police as a guest speaker for the upcoming Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series, taking place on Wednesday 12th May. The Digital Trust & Security Seminar Series are designed to highlight key insights into developments, challenges and identify..

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