“The Day My Life Froze” – Peek at the Full Summary

Related to the recent first look at “The Day My Life Froze: Urban Refugees in the Humanitarian System”, Matt has another sneak peek for you: the draft promotional one-pager for the full simulation. Expect changes before the first public delivery of the course, but this is the structure you can expect to experience when you register!

The Day My Life Froze: Urban Refugees in the Humanitarian System – Draft Summary

Here is a direct link to the file.

In the meantime, if you or your agency is interested in arranging an exploratory test-run, contact Matt at info@llst.ca.

LLST at the WUSC/CECI International Forum 2019

A panel put forward by LLST, titled “Escaping ‘aidland’: Embracing multiple viewpoints through simulation-based trainings”, has been selected to stand among an inspiring list of finalists for the 2019 WUSC/CECI International Forum in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

This year, the final selection will be made via popular vote. Voting is ranked by preference, with #1 being the highest.

Public voting for sessions is now open!

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What We’re Reading – Vicarious Trauma on Bellingcat

Secondary trauma is a serious problem for remote analysts, but also for humanitarian workers who connect closely with people affected by conflict.

This week, LLST is reading Hannah Ellis for Bellingcat: a quick, accessible survey of secondary trauma among remote analysts observing raw footage of violent or graphic events. The piece is produced for analysts who work with online sources for Bellingcat (or on studies with similar methodology). Continue reading “What We’re Reading – Vicarious Trauma on Bellingcat”