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Annual Conference of the Population Health and Armed Conflict (PHAC) Network

Event Type
Sociology; LAS Dean's office; WGGP; CSAMES; EUC
Main Library Room 306 (Scholarly Commons)
Oct 27, 2023   9:30 am - 5:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
European Union Center Events

If you are interested in attending virtually, please contact Professor Cynthia Buckley (

9:30-9:45 AM Welcome & opening remarks, Cynthia Buckley      

9:45-11:15 AM Panel 1 – Population, Health and Armed Conflict in Ukraine (Chair: Cynthia Buckley)

Oksana Kis
Militarized vs Hybrid: Changing Discourses on Normative Femininity During Russia’s War on Ukraine                       

Marta Havryshko
“They have mentally destroyed me”: effects of sexual violence on women during Russia’s war against Ukraine.

Theodore P. Gerber and Anna Popovych
Romantic partnerships and childbearing during war: virtual interviews with women in two Ukrainian cities under Russia’s full-scale invasion

Emma Mateo
"If not us, then who?": The volunteer networks providing healthcare support in wartime Ukraine

11:15-11:30 AM Break

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Panel 2 – Conflict, Migration and Displacement (Chair: Nathalie Williams)

Delaney J. Glass, Meredith Reiches, and Patrick Clarkin
Growing up in Times of War: The Effects of Armed Conflict and Forced Migration on Puberty and Mental Health    

Kim Korinek
Migration amidst Conflict and Cumulative Causation: An Analysis of International and Domestic Migration in Thailand’s Southernmost Provinces

Stephanie Koning, Emma Adam, Amita Kapoor, and Thomas McDade Echoes of conflict and displacement in maternal health: life-course violence, maternal stress and mental health after childbirth at the Thailand-Myanmar border

12:45 - 2:00 PM Lunch break

2:00-3:15 PM Panel 3 – Methodological Approaches for Research on Health and Population in Contexts of Armed Conflict (Chair: Stephanie Koning)                       

Rana B. Khoury
Surviving International Aid: Local Organizations in Wartime Syria

Wesley Wang and Nathalie Williams
How Does Armed Conflict Influence Population Health?

Orsola Torrisi, , Maria Gargiulo, and Signe Svallfors
Obstetric violence in the context of community violence: the case of Mexico

3:15-3:30 PM Break

3:30-4:45 PM Panel 4 – Health and Mortality Research in Armed Conflict Settings (Chair: Kim Korinek)

Zachary Zimmer, Sara Hamm and Deborah Norris
Understanding the Connection between Early-Life Trauma & Later-Life Health: Insights from the Vietnam Health & Aging Study’s Qualitative Interviews                       

Hannah Wild
Strengthening the emergency health response to civilian victims of explosive violence: The Mine Action Trauma Care Collaborative

Amy Hagopian
Revisiting lessons from a 2014 randomized household cluster survey to account for Injuries, Death, and Disability Associated with 11 Years of Conflict in Baghdad, Iraq

4:45-5:00 PM Concluding Remarks, Cynthia Buckley

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