In October 2017 the Southern Responses to Displacement team participated in a Global Challenges Research Fund Conference entitled ‘Protracted Conflict, Aid and Development: Research, Policy and Practice’. The conference aimed to examine ways in which Southern led responses complement and, at times, challenge Northern led responses. Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Dr Estella Carpi attended the conference at the British Academy in London. Here Dr Carpi reflects on her experience as part of a panel exploring South-South humanitarianism and self-reliance amongst conflict-affected populations.
Southern Responses to Displacement Research at GCRF Conference on Protracted Conflict, Aid and Development.
By Dr Estella Carpi, Southern Responses to Displacement project
The panel – formed by Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh (PI of the Southern Responses to Displacement project, UCL), myself (Dr Estella Carpi, Southern Responses to Displacement Research Associate, UCL), Eva Svoboda (Overseas Development Institute), Dr Rumana Hashem (University of East London), and chaired by Boitshoko Mokgatlhe (African…
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