Conference Program Day 1: April 14

Wednesday, 14 April, Lower Ground Floor, Wolfson Theatre

12:30-13.00     Registration


13:00-13.30     Conference Welcome

Lilie Chouliaraki, LSE

Lisa Ann Richey, Roskilde University


13.30-14.00     Keynote Speaker Craig Calhoun, LSE Director,

“When Emergencies Are Constant: Idealism, Practical and Impractical”


14.00-14.30     Keynote Speaker Lilie Chouliaraki, LSE

“Post-humanitarianism as Everyday Humanitarianism”


14.30-15.00 Discussion


15:00-15:15 Tea Break


15:15-17:30     Launch of Celebrity Humanitarianism and North-South Relations: Politics, Place and Power,

Lisa Ann Richey, Editor, Roskilde University


15.15-15.30     Introduction to the book

15.30-16.10     Individual Chapter Highlights:

Louise Mubanda Rasmussen, Roskilde University

Mette Fog Olwig, Roskilde University

Lene Bull Christiansen, Roskilde University

Alexandra Budabin, University of Dayton

Johanna Hood, Roskilde University

16.10-16.30 Discussant Pam DeLargy, Special Adviser, United Nations

16.30-16.50 Discussant Mirca Madianou, Goldsmiths College

16.50-17.10 Discussant Suzanne Franks, City University London


17:10 -17.45     Discussion


17.45     Wine Reception for all participants