The Law and Politics of Responding to Attacks against Aid Workers
Julia Brooks and Rob Grace
. Indeed, there has been a definitive embrace of the importance of negotiation in humanitarian operations ( Grace, 2020 ). However, the interview findings suggest that much room for improvement remains. Many interviewees had never received any negotiation training or mentorship, and in relation to hostage negotiations particularly, felt that they and/or their organisations were ill equipped to the task. At the policy level, the compromises that many negotiations bring forth raise unsettled organisational and sector-wide questions about what humanitarians’ ‘red lines’ can
teams to the trial,
in co-facilitating their two days of training
and in providing subsequent clinical
supervision. It’s been a privilege to help
Trusts consider how best to implement
our training, working with service users,
carers and clinicians so that they can go
on to deliver the training themselves.
It’s been a joy to be able to present at
events and conferences, I’ve loved telling
people what we’ve been finding out. I’ve
had a few mental health ‘blips’ along the
way, but I feel that with the right training
and mentorship I’ve been able to use
journey which took them through Egypt, Paris, and London,
building Breasted’s experience base and his scientific network, and, in
turn, truly making him a professional Egyptologist. These colleagues
formed the two foundational nodes in his early scientific network on
which Breasted built the rest of his career as a professional Egyptologist.
The Petrie node began as an informal mentorship and soon morphed into
a partnership of equals. Others in this node were Quibell, Sayce, Francis
Griffith, Walter Crum, and George Reisner. The node that Maspero
occupied was a formal
31 Bacon, p. 173.
32 Bond, para. 5 of 14.
33 Susan Stewart, Poetry and the Fate of the Senses (Chicago: University of Chicago
Press, 2002), p. 2.
34 Stewart, p. 26.
Robert Herrick and the five (or six) senses
35 Thanks to Rick Rambuss (Brown University) for his mentorship when I began
working on Herrick at Emory University. Thanks also to the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, for grants that enabled me to conduct research at the Folger Shakespeare Library, to draft this essay, and to travel to the
time I interviewed him, he had just completed
his PhD, was employed by a leftist lobbying initiative, and had recently
purchased an apartment with his partner.
Jacob’s narrative reflects the successful
progression through a number of stages of an ideal squatter career in
which he ultimately became self-realized through the movement. He began
as a “party punk,” meaning that he lived as a punk
squatter without political ideals. Through involvement in the movement
and mentorship by older squatters, he then