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Olivia Umurerwa Rutazibwa

core text for final-year undergraduate students reading International Development Studies and International Relations at the University of Portsmouth. My module on ‘Rethinking Aid and Development’ explores the implications of decolonial engagement with ideas and practices of international solidarity. Students have said: ‘We should be assigned readings like this from year one.’ So I ask the question here: ‘What if we were to start our humanitarian conversation with Sabaratnam?’ Of course, other works have questioned the value of international

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Timothy Longman

to the description provided in the chapters on Butare in Leave None to Tell ( Guichaoua, 2005 ). Jean-Paul Kimonyo’s Rwanda’s Popular Genocide explores how the genocide was carried out in several additional local communities based on his own original research, including adding additional detail on Butare ( Kimonyo, 2016 ). Still others provide greater detail on the failures of international intervention. Michael Barnett provides insight into the UN’s failures based on his perspective working in New York at the time ( Barnett, 2003 ), while Romeo Dallaire

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Brendan T. Lawson

( Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press ). Arendt , H. ( 1990 ), On Revolution ( London : Penguin ). Autesserre , S. ( 2014 ), Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International

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A Focus on Community Engagement
Frédéric Le Marcis, Luisa Enria, Sharon Abramowitz, Almudena-Mari Saez, and Sylvain Landry B. Faye

international intervention. Comparative anthropology of the kind we develop here has the potential to detect and analyse ways of thought and practice and situate them in the context of both localised and world-historical events, contexts, histories and discourses ( Détienne, 2009 : 61). Community engagement is commonly regarded as the axis on which to secure access and trust in humanitarian emergencies. However, its implementation remains an open debate. Far away

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Debates Surrounding Ebola Vaccine Trials in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
Myfanwy James, Joseph Grace Kasereka, and Shelley Lees

acceptability’ of medical procedures, to instead focus on political questions of governance and political economy. Global health and humanitarian institutions must recognise the political significance of local popular critiques of international interventions, situating them in legacies of colonialism and postcolonial political and economic inequality. Fine-grained, contextual research on the everyday politics of biomedical ethics is crucial and timely, not only in DRC where

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How Can Humanitarian Analysis, Early Warning and Response Be Improved?
Aditya Sarkar, Benjamin J. Spatz, Alex de Waal, Christopher Newton, and Daniel Maxwell

in a paper of this nature, so we do not include it in our analysis. For an early analysis, see World Peace Foundation (2021) . 5 Research was undertaken as part of the four-year Conflict Research Programme, hosted by the London School of Economics, with the goal to understand and analyse the nature of contemporary conflict and to identify international

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Megan Daigle, Sarah Martin, and Henri Myrttinen

, C. ( 2004 ), ‘ Security and the Democratic Scene: Desecuritization and Emancipation ’, Journal of International Relations and Development , 7 : 4 , 388 – 413 . Autesserre , S. ( 2014 ), Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International Intervention ( Cambridge

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Marie-Luce Desgrandchamps, Lasse Heerten, Arua Oko Omaka, Kevin O'Sullivan, and Bertrand Taithe

earlier the United Nations and the ‘international community’ had been involved and had significantly failed to stop the conflict. I think that there is a sort of a reactive dimension which has been evoked later on in international interventions in Africa in relation to Somalia and Rwanda, for example. Namely that once the international community fails in one part of Africa, it tends to neglect the next conflict usually with disastrous consequences. Do you think there’s an

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Admir Jugo and Senem Škulj

International interventions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, that ultimately brought the war to a standstill, emphasised recovering and identifying the missing as chief among the goals of post-war repair and reconstruction, aiming to unite a heavily divided country. Still, local actors keep,showing that unity is far from achieved and it is not a goal for all those involved. This paper examines the various actors that have taken up the task of locating and identifying the missing in order to examine their incentives as well as any competing agendas for participating in the process. These efforts cannot be understood without examining their impact both at the time and now, and we look at the biopolitics of the process and utilisation of the dead within. Due to the vastness and complexity of this process, instead of a conclusion, additional questions will be opened required for the process to keep moving forward.

Human Remains and Violence: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Hilary Charlesworth and Christine Chinkin

of social, historic, political, cultural, economic and, possibly, religious factors. International intervention in the form of a military episode cannot respond to the intricate and structural roots of human rights abuses, and may indeed exacerbate them. Such intervention must be accompanied by a long-term commitment to protection and restructuring. International institutions themselves may help to create crises that

in The boundaries of international law