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(such as Facebook, YouTube and Flickr). Addressing humanitarian media culture as it evolved over a period of more than seventy years, the chapters offer a critical assessment of the historical precedents of our contemporary humanitarian communications. The contributors to the book are all specialists in the fields of media and communications, film studies, cultural studies, history or sociology: these different disciplinary

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traditional, with emphasis on diplomatic history and the views of key individuals. Notes 1 R. B. Miller, ‘Humanitarian Intervention, Altruism, and the Limits of Casuistry’, Journal of Religious Ethics , 28:3 (2000), 4, 16. See also on this question A. Krieg, Motivations for Humanitarian Intervention: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations (Dordrecht: Springer, 2013), 37–55. 2

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Grassroots exceptionalism in humanitarian memoir

form of powerlessness, his financial naivety appears to demonstrate his fitness for the field and his exceptionality as a humanitarian worker. The irony that history would reveal, of course, is that going rogue when it comes to financial management does not necessarily spell humanitarian redemption. Less than five years after the book’s publication scandal broke, a scandal that halted its bestseller

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developing into a scientific discipline, as in the case of another science in its modern form, history, which matured hand in hand with the rise of nationalism (hence the emergence of national historiography in the nineteenth century). 11 From the 1830s until the 1930s most publicists addressed the question of intervening or not for humanitarian purposes to stop ‘the effusion of blood’, with a clear majority favouring the use of armed force for

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? Humanitarian Intervention and International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001), 24. 11 W. E. Hall, International Law (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1880), 247 n.1; and W. E. Hall, A Treatise on International Law (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1884, 2nd edition) [1880], 266 n.1. 12 H. Wheaton, Elements of International Law: With a Sketch of the History of the

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. Rodogno, ‘The “Principles of Humanity” and the European Powers’ Intervention in Ottoman Lebanon and Syria in 1860–1861’, in B. Simms and D. J. B. Trim (eds), Humanitarian Intervention: A History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 165. 17 Ibid ., 164; Ma‘oz, Ottoman Reform in Geographical Syria and Palestine , 214; Akarli, The Long Peace , 28; Y. M. Choueri, ‘Ottoman Reform and

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NATO’s employment of military power against the government of Slobodan Milosevic over Kosovo has been among the most controversial aspects of the Alliance’s involvement in South East Europe since the end of the Cold War. The air operations between March and June 1999 have been variously described as war, ‘humanitarian war’, ‘virtual war’, intervention and ‘humanitarian intervention’ by the conflict

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The Marshall Plan films about Greece

A growing number of studies have argued for a historical and historicised understanding of global humanitarianism and humanitarian intervention. 1 However, the history of the interdependence of humanitarianism with media campaigns and the wider visual culture of each period remains an underexplored field, as the few studies in this area highlight. 2 The Marshall Plan films stand for a landmark

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Television and the politics of British humanitarianism

, ‘ A History of the Humanitarian System: Western Origins and Foundations ’, ODI HPG Working Paper ( London : Overseas Development Institute , 2013 ). 63 TNA, OD 15/119, ‘Disaster Unit: material for press conference’, June 1974. 64

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Security and complex political emergencies instead of development

EUD5 10/28/03 3:13 PM Page 80 5 Changing European concerns: security and complex political emergencies instead of development 1 Gorm Rye Olsen Introduction In February 2000, the High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union, Javier Solana, declared: The European Union is the only institution in the world which has all the instruments to cover all aspects of crisis management – both the military and the civilian ones. We can handle humanitarian missions, economic aid, trade initiatives, police deployments and military

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