HUGO SLIM: “Humanitarian Action in the Syrian Crisis: Obstacles and Innovations”

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | 4 PM | Herklotz Room, Doheny Memorial Library (DML 233)

Hugo Slim is the University of Oxford Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict Associate Director and Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Relations. From 1983-1994, he worked as a frontline humanitarian worker for Save the Children UK and the United Nations in Morocco, Sudan and Ethiopia, the Palestinian Territories and Bangladesh. He is currently leading research on humanitarian ethics that will deliver the first major practical text on humanitarian ethics in war and disaster and will develop new standards of care and accountability in humanitarian organizations. Dr. Slim is the lead instructor for the USC Levan Institute-Oxford Workshops.

Organizing Sponsor: USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics

Cosponsors: Cosponsors: International Human Rights Clinic, USC Gould School of Law; USC Center for International Studies; USC Spectrum; USC Program Board Speakers Committee; Oxford Consortium for Human Rights; and Levan Institute Undergraduate Fellows


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