Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network 2015 Conference Calls for Papers


BY ISN STAFFMay 15, 2014

The Program committee of the 2015 Jesuit University Humanitarian Network (JUHAN) Conference is requesting papers that address the question of Ending Enduring Human Suffering.  They are calling for papers that offer original research, policy analysis, or promising programmatic interventions of humanitarian efforts to reduce human suffering.    Papers from students are especially welcome.

In addition, students are invited to submit proposals for advocacy panels. These panels will feature presentations of campus and community work on issues related to humanitarianism and social justice and provide an opportunity for networking and sharing of best practices.  Students presenting on advocacy panels will not be required to submit a paper.

The deadline for submission of an abstract is December 15, 2014.  All abstracts must be submitted to the program chair, Dr. Richard Clark at [email protected] and should be no more than 250 words in length.  Applicants will be notified of acceptance by February 1, 2015.  Completed papers/presentations are due to the panel moderator by May 22, 2015.

The Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN) was created to increase the effectiveness of efforts by Jesuit universities to respond to humanitarian crisis in the United States and throughout the world.  The principal focus of JUHAN is undergraduate education that seeks to advance undergraduate humanitarian education and the professional field of humanitarian action.  JUHAN hopes to expose students to these areas through academic courses, student leadership workshops, and notable plenary speakers in areas of social justice and international human rights.  The 2015 conference will be the 4th JUHAN Conference designed to address humanitarian concerns.  For more information on JUHAN and the 2015 Conference please see:

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