HCRI Landmark Lecture with David Rieff: The Moral Legitimacy of Humanitarian Action
|Starts:||17:30 11 Nov 2013|
|Ends:||20:00 11 Nov 2013|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public, University staff|
David Rieff is a New York-based journalist and author. During the 1990s, he covered conflicts in Africa (Rwanda, Burundi, Congo, Liberia), the Balkans (Bosnia and Kosovo), and Central Asia. Now a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, he has written extensively about Iraq and, more recently, about Latin America.
Based in New York City, David is currently working on a book about the global food crisis and is now a lecturer in humanitarian studies at Sciences-Po and a research fellow at the Institute for International Integration Studies at Trinity College, Dublin.
In this HCRI Landmark Lecture, David draws on his extensive experiences of first-hand reporting from war zones around the world to critically discuss the role of humanitarian organisations and the dilemmas of humanitarian interventions.
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Travel and Contact Information
Lecture Theatre A