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In preparation for the Herrenhausen Conference "Governing Humanitarianism - Past, Present and Future" in 2022, two online pre-panels were organized on September 27 and 28, 2021. Scholars from various disciplines and practitioners in humanitarian sectors are invited to join this years' online event. Please note that there is a second digital panel featuring a keynote on "Forced displacement" by Adama Dieng.

Digital Pre-Panel I Human Rights and Humanitarianism - a Complicated Relationship?


Prof. Dr. Michael Barnett, Professor of International Affairs and Political Science, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA

Prof. Dr. Julia Irwin, Professor of International History, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

Prof. Dr. Angelika Nußberger, Professor of International Law, Director of the Institute of Eastern European Law at the University of Cologne and former Vice President at the European Court of Human Rights in Straßbourg

Chair:  Prof. Dr. Fabian Klose,  Professor of International History and Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Cologne