This conference presented by the Human Rights Program will bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars working on compassion, mobilization, and power in humanitarian thought and practice in a variety of geographical spaces. Over the course of two days, we will interrogate the genealogies of the present moment and reflect upon the future of a new politics of humanitarianism.

Professor Didier Fassin (Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton) will present the keynote address on Friday evening entitled, “Heart of Goodness: Reflections on Humanitarianism.”

We invite you to explore the conference schedule, presenter bios, and registration details on the left navigation menu for more information.

We hope you can join us!

Mark Bradley and Samuel Moyn

Conference Organizers