Anthropology and Intercultural Aspects of Humanitarian Action

Objectives
Explain, analyse and critically assess the intercultural dynamics and diverse power relation that underpin humanitarianism and humanitarian action
Discuss some anthropological theories and methods with regards to humanitarian action and its intercultural dynamics
Analyse through an anthropological lens a (humanitarian) reality situated on the level of locality (recipients of humanitarian action)
Audience
Professional working in humanitarian action or in development wishing to reflect critically on his own experience in an academic setting
Professional from other sectors wishing to deepen his understanding of the contemporary humanitarian system
Programme
Intercultural Dynamics • Anthropological Lens • Humanitarian Biases and Assumptions • Perception of Humanitarian Actors and Aid • Social Organization and Power Play • Givers-recipients Relationship • Gender Mainstreaming
Direction

Prof. Doris SCHOPPER, Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), University of Geneva

Co-ordinator
Jean-Marc BIQUET, CERAH
Partnership
Médecins sans frontières Suisse (MSF)

Duration
27 November - 1 December 2017
1 week
2 ECTS credits

Registration deadline
2 weeks before the start of the course.
Note! If you need a visa, registration 6 weeks before the start of the course.

Registration fees
CHF 1'500.-
Chèque formation/3134

Information
CERAH
+41 (0)22 908 45 33
cerahgeneve(at)unige.ch

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