Panel at the World Conference of Humanitarian Studies, 4 - 8 February 2009, Groningen, The Netherlands

We are soliciting abstracts for papers to be included in a panel entitled, "Is humanitarianism compatible with refugee rights?" This panel will be part of the World Conference of Humanitarian Studies, organised by the universities of Bochum, Groningen and Wageningen.

Abstracts (maximum of 250 words) can be submitted through the Conference website. Deadline for submissions of abstracts is 1 October 2008. Deadline for submission of full papers is TBD with convenors.

Funding opportunities: The Conference organisers have a limited number of grants available for participants from the global South. Those in need of a grant to participate can be recommended by the panel conveners. Also, the 3R Foundation may be able to provide funding for travel or accommodation on an ad hoc basis. Please contact the conveners should you require financial support to participate.

For more information, please contact Chris Mommers.