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RN08 - Disaster, Conflict and Social Crisis

Profile:

The purpose of the Disaster, Conflict and Social Crisis Research Network (DCSCRN) is to promote the study, research and analysis of natural, technological and social disasters with a view to contributing to the development of disaster-resilient European communities and preventing or mitigating the human, economic, social, cultural and psychological effects of disasters.

We propose to achieve our scientific and social policy goals through:

  • the organization of sessions during the biannual conferences of ESA
  • the organization of interim conferences
  • the organization of European sessions at other international social science conferences
  • the publication of an electronic newsletter and
  • the establishment of a webpage.

Coordinator: Antti Silvast, University of Edinburgh, UK, antti.silvast@ed.ac.uk

Co-coordinator: Eugenia Petropoulou (Greece)

Board Members:

  • Nina Blom Andersen (Denmark)
  • Ilan Kelman (UK)
  • Barbara Lucini (Italy)
  • John Twigg (UK)

Advisory board:

  • Nikos Petropooulos (Greece)
  • Murat Balamir (Turkey)
  • Susann Baez Ullberg (Argentina/Sweden)
  • Maureen Fordham (UK)

Website: http://www.dcscrn.org/