Published on 8/23/2017

The conference encourages interdisciplinary and collaborative scholarly work.

The Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies in collaboration with the Peace Research Institute Oslo; UN-OCHA; The Hague Institute for Global Justice and the University of Jena, invites you to submit abstracts for its upcoming conference “Localisation of Responses to Conflict in the Arab World”, which will take place in Doha, Qatar, 16- 17 December 2017.


The two-day conference is the first of its kind in the region to comprehensively examine the concept of localisation of responses to crisis and conflict within the context of the Arab region. The conference encourages interdisciplinary and collaborative scholarly work.  It will be organized around the following themes: Localisation of conflict resolution and transformation, localisation of Relief and Reconstruction Approaches, and localization and regionalization of the conflict and humanitarian knowledge architecture.


Abstracts in English or Arabic (approximately 400 words) are to be sent to by 20th September 2017. Full papers of 3,500 -  5,000 words are due by November 20th 2017.

CHS Conference call for papers.pdf