Monday, March 28, 2022
10:00am – 4:30pm
In-person attendance is by invitation only. Watch live on Watson's YouTube channel.
Research Symposium Program Schedule
10:00-10:15 Welcoming Remarks and Research Symposium Overview | Edward Steinfeld (Watson Institute; Director) & Adam Levine (CHRHS)
10:15-12:00 Presentation 1: Civilian-Military Interaction in Conflicts: Best Practices and Perceptions | Presentation by Dr. Maria Carinnes P. Alejandria, (University of Santo Tomas), Samuel Boland (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine), Rob Grace (Brown University) & Zein Tayyeb (UNOCHA)
1:00-1:45 Presentation 2: Humanitarian Access, Great Power Conflict, and Large-scale Combat Operations | Presentation by Rob Grace (Brown University) & Tarana Sable (Brown University)
1:45-2:30 Presentation 3: The Rising Tide: Humanitarian Action in the Age of Climate Change | Presentation by Lt. Col. Theodore Shanks (Watson Institute Military Fellow)
2:45-3:30 Presentation 4: Trends in Russia’s Foreign Humanitarian Assistance From 15 Years of Open-Source Data | Presentation by Jonathan Robinson (CHRHS Global Fellow)
3:30-4:15 Presentation 5: The Impact of Stabilization Initiatives in the Lake Chad Basin: The Case of Northeast Nigeria| Presented by Amit Arkhipov-Goyal (Elva)
4:15-4:30 Closing remarks | Michael Marx (WFP)
Hosted by Brown University’s Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies and the U.S. Naval War College’s Humanitarian Response Program with support from the R. Dudley Harrington, Jr. Charitable Foundation, the US State Department Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, and the U.S. Naval War College Foundation. This symposium will present cutting edge public health, social science, and legal research examining key questions regarding humanitarian civil-military coordination.