Antonio de Lauri is Senior Researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, where he coordinates the research group Humanitarianism, Aid and Borders (HAB). He is the Series Editor of Berghahn Books’ Humanitarianism and Security and the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal Public Anthropologist. He is co-director of the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies and co-convener of the Anthropology of Humanitarianism Network of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA). De Lauri has conducted research in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Europe and has published extensively on issues related to war and post-war reconstruction, human rights, injustice and humanitarianism.