NEEDS - The First Conference in North European Emergency and Disaster Studies

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Changing Disasters, a project financed by the University of Copenhagen 2016 programme for excellent interdisciplinary research



09/12/2015 to 11/12/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Thursday, October 15, 2015


The NEEDS conference aims to explore the status quo of disaster research and management. The conference wishes to harness its broad, interdisciplinary expertise by gathering disaster researchers from academic institutions and practitioners from the disaster management community (European and beyond) to build networks and to discuss the most pressing issues in disaster research across the academic and practical disciplines. The conference focuses on the following topics: Disasters in Europe, Emerging Actors and Networks in Disasters, Disaster Capitalism and , Assessing the Impacts of Disasters, Technology in Disasters, Historical Disasters, Disaster Ethics, The Role of Religion in Disasters, Global Pandemics, and Global Disasters.

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Scientists, academics, humanitarians, engineers, and private companies.


Alexander Hall, Bispetorv Annex, Bispetorvet 1-3, DK-1167 Copenhagen K

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