|Title||Spacing aid? Anticipating violence: humanitarian decision making and its effects in South Sudan|
|Collaboration||Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), International Relations and Development Programme|
|Brief Description||The research studied the effects of humanitarian decision making processes before, during and after the referendum for self-determination in South Sudan in 2011. The research studied how humanitarian agencies operating in the politically charged humanitarian arena of South Sudan position themselves vis-à-vis parties, sectors and beneficiaries, in order to minimize harm from and contribution to violent conflict.|
|Researcher||Post-Doc: Dr. B.J. Jansen|
|Key Publications||Jansen, Bram J. (2018) Humanitarianism As Buffer : Displacement, aid and the politics of belonging in Abyei, Sudan/South Sudan. African Affairs 117 (468). – p. 370 – 391.
Jansen, Bram J. (2017) The humanitarian protectorate of South Sudan? Understanding insecurity for humanitarians in a political economy of aid The Journal of Modern African Studies 55 (3). – p. 349 – 370.