Kjersti Berg

Kjersti G. Berg

Associated researcher

Thursday 29. August

9:00-9:15 Opening

9:15-10:15 Johannes Paulmann, Leibniz Institute Für Europeische Geschichte, Mainz and Esther Möller, Leibniz Institute Für Europeische Geschichte, Mainz

"Gendering Twentieth Century Humanitarianism. Humanitarian

10:15 -11:15 Efrat Ben-Zeev, Ruppin College/Hebrew University

"Aid, Refugees, and the Voice of the Witness: Anthropological aspects"

11:45-12:45 Becky Jinks, Royal Holloway, University of London
“An organic link between the Arab and Armenian world”: Karen Jeppe’s agricultural colonies for the Armenian refugees of Aleppo, 1921-1935

12:45-13:45 Lunch

13:45-14:45 Norig Neveu, The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Aix- en-Provence

"The role of the Melkite church during the arrival and settlement of the Palestinian refugees in Jordan in 1948 and 1967"

14:45-15:45 Kjersti G. Berg, Christian Michelsen Institute, Bergen,

Palestinian refugees, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), and the Shu ́fat refugee camp in Jerusalem

11:15- 11:45 Coffee/tea

Dinner: 19:00 Rekkedal gjestehus, departure from hotel at 18:30

Friday 30. August

9:00-10:00 Nora Lafi, Leibniz Zenter Moderner Orient, Berlin
"Archives and the "local perception" of Western initiatives in relation to relief, welfare and humanitarian issues."

10:00-11:00 Esther Möller, Leibniz Institute Für Europeische Geschichte, Mainz and Karène Sanchez Summerer, University of Leiden

"Europeans and Arabs facing migration in the Middle East and beyond: Archives, questions, perspectives from Palestine and Egypt"

11:30-12:30 Maria Småberg, Lund University and Inger Marie Okkenhaug, Volda University College

"Scandinavian Women ́s Mission Worker ́s archives, humanitarian vocations and local encounters: Armenian orphans, Yazidis women and Swedish and Danish sources"

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:30 Chalak Kaveh, Volda University College

"Persecution of the Yezidis (2014-): Local and global responses"

14:30-15:00 Margit Ystanes, Volda University College Comments

15:00-15:30 Summing up/end of conference

11:00- 11:30 Coffee/tea