Livelihoods in displacement: from refugee perspectives to aid agency response
About the speaker:
Veronique is a political scientist by training with a particular interest in humanitarian policy, humanitarian negotiations with armed non-state actors, conflict and security, protection, gender based violence and livelihoods. Previously she worked at the World Food Programme, conducting research on humanitarian policy issues in Central African Republic, Chad, Kenya, Mali, South Sudan, and Sudan. She joined the Humanitarian Policy Group as a Research Fellow in September 2013. She has worked for several years in the Humanitarian Policy Unit of the World Food Programme focusing on protection in food assistance. Her background research includes a PhD on humanitarian engagement with armed-non state actors. Prior to her PhD, Veronique worked with Geneva Call, a Swiss NGO engaging armed groups on humanitarian issues. Veronique has conducted research for her PhD and WFP in Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya and several other places in Africa. Veronique holds a PhD from the Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit of the University of York.
Date: 25 October 2017, 17:00 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2017)
Venue: Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road OX1 3TB
Venue Details: Seminar Room 1
Speaker: Dr Veronique Barbelet (Overseas Development Institute)
Organising department: Refugee Studies Centre
Part of: Refugee Studies Centre Public Seminar Series
Topics: Refugees
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Public
Editor: Tamsin Kelk