How disasters shape the dynamics of armed conflict

Humanitarian Governance webinar series, episode 9
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Dr Tobias Ide

Dr Tobias Ide is Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at Murdoch University, Perth, Australia.

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Date
Wednesday 25 May 2022, 16:00 - 17:30
Type
Webinar
Spoken Language
English
Room
Zoom
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In this Humanitarian Governance webinar, Tobias Ide unravels the impact of disasters on armed conflict intensity.

About the presentation

With the number of armed conflicts on a record high and disasters becoming more frequent and intense, both phenomena are increasingly going to overlap.

But while extensive research deals with how climate change and disasters affect the risk of armed conflict onset, we know little about how disasters shape the dynamics of ongoing civil wars.

Based on qualitative and quantitative data from 36 cases of disasters striking conflict zones, this presentation unravels the impact of disasters on armed conflict intensity. 

Dr Tobias Ide

Webinar hosts

Professor Thea Hilhorst is host
Dr Rodrigo Mena is moderator and commentator

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About the Hum-Gov webinar series

The Humanitarian Governance (Hum-Gov) research project explores the changing dynamics of humanitarian governance in DRC, Ethiopia and Colombia, with a focus on civil society actors and crisis-affected people.

During our monthly Hum-Gov Webinar series guest speakers will contribute with different perspectives around humanitarian governance, accountability, advocacy and alternatives.

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