Technology and humanitarian accountability: a risk assessment

Technology and humanitarian accountability: a risk assessment
26 February 2020, 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Bloomsbury Room, G35, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Seminar Series: Humanitarian Accountability in Displacement Contexts

A series of seminars examining humanitarian accountability in displacement contexts, hosted by the Refugee Law Initiative at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. The series provides a forum for discussion open to academics, practitioners and those with an interest in humanitarian and forced displacement issues.

Technology and humanitarian accountability: a risk assessment


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Kristin Bergtora Sandvik (Doctor of Juridical Sciences, S.J.D Harvard Law School 2008) is a Research Professor in Humanitarian Studies at PRIO, and a professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo. She has published widely on humanitarian accountability with a focus on displacement, gender and the technologization of humanitarian space.

She is the co-editor of a 2019 special issue in Disasters on Humanitarian governance and of a 2016 edited volume entitled “UNHCR and the Struggle for Accountability: Technology, law and results-based management” published by Routledge.  Her current research focus on ethical humanitarian innovation, and trajectories of criminalization and lawfare in the humanitarian space.


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