Herman, Prof. Joost
Joost Herman is professor of Globalisation studies and humanitarian action. He studied History and International Law in Leiden and conducted PhD research at the Institute for Human Rights at the University of Utrecht into the protection of minority groups in Central and Eastern Europe. He joined the University of Groningen in 1995, became University Reader in International Relations and International Organization in 2003, and professor in 2012. He is one of the founders of the international Master’s degree programme Network On Humanitarian Action (NOHA) and financial director of the NOHA Network. Herman is Director of the Institute for Globalisation Studies Groningen (GSG).
Previously in the news (some in Dutch)
- ‘In conflictgebieden wordt honger als wapen ingezet’ (NRC, maart 2017) ['Famine is used as a weapon in conflict areas']
- Humanitaire hulp verlenen in oorlogsgebieden steeds lastiger (BNR, augustus 2016) [Providing humanitarian aid in war zones is becoming increasingly difficult]
- Inaugural lecture
- Kritiek Halsema is deels gratuit en naïef (in Dutch; Volkskrant, juni 2013)
- 'Disaster and conflict prevention always gives a good return on investment'
- 'No reason to be cynical about humanitarian aid' (opinion)
- 'Withdrawing from Uruzgan is not an option' (opinion)
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