Afghanistan: The transition - public exhibition
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)'s photography exhibition, in collaboration with documentary photographers Andrea Bruce and Mikhail Galustov, presents a series of highly evocative photographs capturing personal stories from MSF’s Afghanistan projects to highlight the serious ongoing problems of accessing basic health care in Afghanistan.
The exhibition will be on display in collaboration with the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI), a University of Manchester research institute which brings together the disciplines of medicine and the humanities. It informs and supports policy and decision makers, and fosters increased understanding and debate within the field. HCRI provides a centre of excellence for practitioners in emergencies and conflicts, delivering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
The exhibition will be on display at the John Rylands Library in The Atrium Gallery, from 1st December 2014 to mid-February 2015.
Visitors are welcome as follows:
Monday, 12 noon - 5pm
Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, 12 noon - 5 pm
(excluding Christmas closure dates)
This exhibition is open to all, no tickets are required.
Read MSF’s accompanying report “Between Rhetoric and Reality: The Ongoing Struggle to Access Healthcare in Afghanistan”
Afghanistan in Transition: Humanitarian Action in a Fragile Context (roundtable discussion), Thurs 5 February 2015
Afghanistan is currently going through political, economic, security and humanitarian transitions. This roundtable discussion focuses on the ongoing humanitarian needs of the country and on the ability of the humanitarian community to respond. Afghanistan has confronted humanitarian actors with a series of dilemmas and challenges. This roundtable offers an opportunity to take stock of past challenges and scope out future ones.
For full details and to register for the roundtable discussion: http://hcri-afghanistan-in-transition.eventbrite.co.uk