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21st April 8:00 am - 1st June 5:00 pm
29th April 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4th May 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
As part of the Cambridge Science Festival, the Humanitarian Centre hosted a panel discussion with the Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and the Environment on the question “Do we have a right to sustainable development?”. We were lucky to have three distinguished speakers: Professor Carolyn Stephens, Dr Catherine MacKenzie, and Professor Peter Guthrie. Professor Stephens connected [more…]
The Humanitarian Centre is constantly working to explore areas of interest to international development, and over the years these have taken many forms, including looking at food security and health. This year we are looking at Empowering Voices and Human Rights, and in the recent event on “Justice within reach – how the law can empower”, [more…]
The Humanitarian Centre has been working for a number of years on facilitating innovative international development by building effective partnerships between the members of our network in Cambridge and the developing world. This year we are drawing attention to the importance of working directly with people and communities in developing countries and prioritising their goals [more…]
I-Teams in collaboration with the Humanitarian Centre, will be launching an exciting new programme – Development i-Teams – for the first time in Easter Term 2015. The programme will run on Thursday evenings at the IfM, from May 14th to June 11th. Teams will investigate how to maximise the impact of new technologies in the [more…]
By Millie Cherfils New report and awareness-raising feast bring local focus to global poverty Between the soup course and the main dish of rice and vegetables, dozens of people who gathered for a feast heard about hunger months in South Sudan and the plight of banana farmers striving to earn a living wage [more…]
By Millie Cherfils & Lara Allen Extending the reach of Cambridge’s impact in the global community was the theme of the Launch of the Humanitarian Centre’s Ambassadors group on October 27. The event was hosted by Lord Richard Wilson, the Humanitarian Centre’s Patron, in the Gardner Room of Emmanuel College.
The Board of Trustees is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Lara Allen as our new director. Lara has worked extensively in international development and has the ideal mix of skills to lead the Humanitarian Centre during its 2014-15 year on Empowered Voices and into the future. Lara has a PhD from the University [more…]
The recording of the Humanitarian Centre’s fascinating panel discussion, “Food Security, Biotechnology & Genetic Modification- a mature conversation”, held on 16 May 2014, at the Sainsbury Laboratory, is now available to stream. “Food Security, Biotechnology & Genetic Modification- a mature conversation“ by Humcentre on Mixcloud As part of the 2014 ‘Festival of Plants’ in Cambridge and [more…]
There are a number of transitions at the Humanitarian Centre as we move into an exciting new year, full of activities and projects that you (our members and supporters) have shaped, but also some changes to our core staff and trustees. Sonia Roschnik, our Director, who has done a fantastic job for us over the past [more…]