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The Humanitarian Leader is an independent voice for the humanitarian sector. We tell stories that challenge our collective assumptions and presenconcepts that help make humanitarian aid more just, equitable and effective.  

The Humanitarian Leader authors include researchers, activists volunteers and humanitarian professionals – anyone with something to say about how aid could and should be better.

It provides a platform for non-peer-reviewed research and allows authors to test ideas and insight in an accessible academic setting. All papers are published by openjournals@Deakin.

Papers must broadly inform humanitarian leadership, and promote discussion and dialogue in the sector.

Launched in August 2019, this year the Centre will publish 10 papers online, with an annual print and online edition released in December.

Download the The Humanitarian Leader 2021 Edition (PDF).

Download the The Humanitarian Leader 2020 Edition (PDF).

We are currently accepting paper submissions, with a deadline of Thursday, 1 December 2022. We anticipate the next submission deadline will be in mid-February 2023, but encourage authors to submit early to avoid disappointment. If you have any questions, please email research@cfhl.org.au.


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