Dealing with Disasters: An International Perspective, 1870-2000

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The Faculty of History of the University of Oxford and Jesus College will host a workshop entitled Dealing with Disasters: An International Perspective, 1870-2000. The aim of this workshop is to bring together historians, social scientists and practitioners to use the methodologies and concepts deployed in the study of ‘disasters’ as a lens to explore the history of international organizations, with particular regard to their role in sustaining international security and facilitating development.


Environmental Humanities
Seminars, Workshops and Conferences
Dealing with Disasters

Contact name: Teresa Tomás Rangil
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Environmental HumanitiesTORCH Programmes