This conference is part of the Crisis of Humanitarianism initiative and will bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars working on compassion, mobilization, and power in humanitarian thought and practice in a variety of geographical spaces. Over the course of two days, presenters will interrogate the genealogies of the present moment and reflect upon the future of a new politics of humanitarianism. The organizers are Mark Bradley (University of Chicago) and Samuel Moyn (Columbia University).
The conference is free to attend and open to all students, staff, faculty, and community members. Registration is required by noon on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
The conference is supported by the Richard and Ann Pozen Fund at the University of Chicago Human Rights Program.