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15:00 - 17:00 12 October 2016

UCL Humanitarian Institute Town Hall Meeting


JZ Young Lecture Theatre | Anatomy Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Ticketed

Following the award of Provost Strategic Development Fund investment for support of a UCL Humanitarian Institute from 2016 until 2018, we are pleased to announce a Town Meeting to present and discuss the vision and strategy of this initiative.


15:00 Welcome Address, Vision and Goals for a UCL Humanitarian Institute

  • Presented by Professor Peter Sammonds and Dr Rosanna Smith

15:15 Research theme introductions

  • Professor Henrietta Moore, UCL IGP, on social transformation to address global inequalities
  • Professor Jon Agar, UCL STS, on 21st century technology in humanitarian situations
  • Professor Christian Dustmann, UCL Economics, on the economic and human costs of humanitarian crises and the associated migration
  • Dr Long Seng To, UCL STEaPP, on humanitarian infrastructure
  • Professor Nora Groce, UCL LCDIDC, on equity of access to health care and the sustainable development goals

16:00 Discussion

17:00 Reception

18:00 Close


Rosanna Smith


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