The Placemakers Guide to Building CommunityHamdi, N (2010)
The Placemakers Guide to Building Community
The Business of NGO LeadershipAngus, K (2012)
The Business of NGO Leadership: Reflections on Leadership from NGO CEOs
Oxford Brookes University
Shelter after disaster, Environmental Hazards Sanderson, D and Burnell, J. (2013)
Beyond Shelter after Disaster: practice, Process and Possibilities.
Routledge: Abington
Cities and CrisesPiquard, B. & Grindsted, A. (eds) (2009)
Cities and Crises
Universitad de Deusto Press, Bilbao, Spain
ALNAP Lessons PaperSanderson, D. and Knox-Clarke, P. (2012)
ALNAP Lessons. Responding to urban disasters. Learning from previous relief and recovery operations
ODI, London
DEC HC Typhoon Haiyan six month response reviewSanderson, D and Delica Willisen, Z (2014)
Philippines Typhoon Haiyan response review for the DEC and HC. London and Ottowa

Published papers


Akerkar S, Fordham M, 'Gender, place and mental health recovery in disasters: addressing issues of equality and difference' International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 23 (2017) ISSN: 2212-4209 eISSN: 2212-4209


Akerkar S, Joshi, PC, Fordham M, 'Cultures of Entitlement and Social Protection: Evidence from Flood Prone Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh, India' World Development 86 (2016) pp.46-58 ISSN: 0305-750X eISSN: 0305-750X

Brun, C. (2016) Dwelling in the temporary: the involuntary mobility of displaced Georgians in rented accommodation. Cultural Studies 30(2) Special issue on (Im)mobilities of Dwelling, edited by L. Meier and S. Frank.

Azmi, F., C. Brun and R. Lund. 2016. Young people’s recovery in Eastern Sri Lanka: From war to postwar and beyond. In Geographies of Children and Young People, Vol 11 Conflicts, Violence and Peace, edited by K. Hörschelman and C. Harker. Springer.


Akerkar S, 'Development of a normative framework for disaster relief: learning from colonial histories in India' Disasters 39 (S2) (2015) pp.219-243 ISSN: 0361-3666 eISSN: 0361-3666

Akerkar A, Devavaram J, 'Understanding Rights Based Approach in Disasters: A case for affirming human dignity' in Collins A, Jones S, Manyena B, Jayawickrama J (ed.), Hazard, Risks and Disasters in Society, Elsevier (2015) ISBN: 978-0-12-396451-9

C. Brun and A.H. Fábos (eds) (2015) Making Home in Limbo? Domestic Practices and the Meaning of Home. Special issue Refuge vol 31, no. 1.

Brun, C. and A.H. Fábos (2015) Homemaking in limbo? A conceptual framework. Refuge 31(1): 5–18.

Brun, C. (2015) Home as a critical value: From shelter to home in Georgia. Refuge 31(1): 43 – 54.

Brun, C. (2015) Active waiting and changing hopes. Toward a time perspective on protracted displacement. Social Analysis 59(1): 19–37. Special issue on Conflict, mobility and uncertainty edited by C. Horst and K. Grabska.

Azmi, F., C. Brun and R. Lund. (2015) Between exclusion and political engagement: Conceptualizing young people’s everyday politics in the post-war setting of Sri Lanka. In Geographies of Children and Young People. Politics, Citizenship and Rights, edited by T. Skelton, K.P. Kallio and S. Mills. Pp. 345 – 362. Springer.

Ayers, J. Carnegie, R. Sergio Marques da Conceicao, L. Dolan, M. Helm Grovas, S. Jones, R. Keely, R. Piquard, B. Stockdale, M. and Savage, E. (2015) Existence is Resistance: Building resilience in the South Hebron Hills Oxford Brookes University

Alvarez, R. Akerkar, S. and Banks, T. (2015) Resilience and Recovery after Typhoon Haiyan Oxford Brookes University

Burnell, J. and Phillips, R. (2015) The "New" Local. In: Phillips, R. and Pittman, H. eds. An Introduction to Community Development, Second Edition. New York and Abingdon: Routledge.


Parrack, C, Flinn, B and Passey, M (2014) Getting the Message Across for Safer Self-Recovery in Post-Disaster Shelter. Open House International, 39 (3). pp.

Akerkar Supriya and Devavaram John (2014): Understanding rights based approach to disasters: A case for affirming human dignity; Hazards, Risks and Disasters in Society (ed) Collins Andrew et al; Elsevier publications, London

Khan N and Parrack C (2014): A market based programme to improve housing in the mountains of Northern Pakistan in Schilderman, Parker (Ed) Still Standing Looking back at reconstruction and disaster risk reduction in housing, Practical Action Publishing, Rugby, UK

Sanderson, D and Delica Willisen, Z (2014) Philippines Typhoon Haiyan response review, for the DEC and HC. 2014. London and Ottawa

Angus, K (2012) The Business of NGO Leadership: Reflections on Leadership from NGO CEOs Oxford Brookes University

Burnell, J. and Hamdi, N. (2014) Small change: the making of Stirchley Park, Community Development journal, Vol.49, No.2. January 159-166.


Morgan N, Naz S and Sanderson D (2013) Pakistan floods response 2010-12. Final evaluation report for Christian Aid. London, August 2013

Flinn, B (2013) Changing approaches to post-disaster shelter in Humanitarian Exchange Magazine, Issue 58, July 2013

Kennedy, J and Parrack, C (2013) The History of Three Point Five Square Metres. In Ashmore Shelter Projects 2011-2012. Geneva: UNHabitat, IFRC and UNHCR. 109-111

Sanderson, D and Burnell, J. (2013) Beyond Shelter after Disaster: practice, Process and Possibilities. Routledge: Abington

Burnell, J. (2013) Small Change: understanding cultural action as a resource for unlocking assets and building resilience in communities, Community Development Journal, Vol. 48, No. 1. January, P. 134-150.


Angus, K (2012) Feature: A Question of Leadership, The Networker, Issue 101, P 29, Bond, London

Angus, K (2012) The Business of NGO Leadership: Reflections on Leadership from NGO CEOs, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

Sanderson, D., Sharma, A., and Anderson, J. (2012) NGO permanent housing 10 years after the Gujarat earthquake: revisiting the FICCI−CARE Gujarat rehabilitation programme, Environment and Urbanization, Vol 24 (1) April, P 1-15, London

Sanderson, D (2012) Building livelihoods of the most marginalised in urban areas. Strategic approaches from Dhaka in Environmental Hazards, January 2012, Earthscan, London

Sanderson, D. and Knox-Clarke, P. (2012) ALNAP Lessons. Responding to urban disasters. Learning from previous relief and recovery operations. ODI, London

Sanderson, D (2012) Understandings in disaster risk reduction and resilience, in Natural Disasters, [Eds.UNESCO-EOLSS Joint Committee], in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems(EOLSS), Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford, UK

Russ, C., Walker, P. and Sanderson, D. (2102) Humanitarian Training and Education Snapshot Report for the Qatar Shelter Initiative

Stott, L (2012) Partnership Learning Manual, Community of Practice on Partnership in the European Social Fund, Vienna


Fordham M, Gupta S with Akerkar, S and Scharf M (2011) Leading resilient development: grassroots women's priorities, practices and innovations, published by Groots International and UNDP; see http://huairou.org/leading-resilient-development

Angus, K (2011) Programming in Fragile and Conflict-affected Countries: A learning companion, Oxfam GB, Oxford

Akerkar, S (co-author) February 2011 Leading resilient development: grassroots women's priorities, practices and innovations; published by Groots International and UNDP; see http://huairou.org/leading-resilient-development

Burnell, J., Sanderson, D. (eds) (2011), Shelter after disaster, Environmental Hazards: Human and Policy Dimension, Routledge, Volume 10, Issue 3-4, 2011

Clermont, C., Sanderson, D., Sharma, A. and Spraos, H. (2011) Urban disasters – lessons from Haiti. Study of member agencies' responses to the earthquake in Port au Prince, Haiti, January 2010, study for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC). London

Carver, R (2011) 'One NHRI or many? How many institutions does it take to protect human rights? Lessons from the European experience' Journal of Human Rights Practice, 3 (1), 1-24

Carver, R (2011) 'Central and Eastern Europe: the Ombudsman as agent of international law' in Ryan Goodman and Thomas Pegram (eds), Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives on National Human Rights Institutions, State Compliance and Social Change, Cambridge University Press.

Carver, R (2011) "Is there a human right to shelter after disaster?" Environmental Hazards, 10:3-4, 232-47, 2011.

Piquard, B., Swenarton, M. (eds) (2011), Architecture and Conflict, The Journal of Architecture, RIBA, Volume 16, Number 1, February 2011.

Piquard, B and Swenarton, M. (2011) Learning from Architecture and Conflict in Piquard B and Swenarton M (eds) Architecture and Conflict”, Journal of Architecture, Taylor & Francis; London

Sanderson, D (2011) 'Livelihoods and disaster risk reduction', chapter in Handbook of Hazards, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, Ed Wisner BV, Gaillard J and Kelman I, Routledge, London

Sanderson, D (2011) Good design in urban shelter after disaster: lessons from development in Boundaries, Architecture for emergencies, PP 64-69, Oct-Dec 2011, 2, Italy

Stott, L (2011) Partnering for Sustainable Fisheries, A practical guide for working in partnerships to support Marine Stewardship Council certification for small-scale and developing world fisheries, Marine Stewardship Council, London

Stott, L (ed) (2011) Poverty-Oriented Planning & Reporting for Development Partnerships, GIZ, Eschborn, Germany

Stott, L., Weir, G., Lema, Z.E & Shaba, R. (2011) Partnership Landscape: Country Profile Tanzania, GIZ, Eschborn, Germany

Stott, L. & Scoppetta, A. (2011) Promoting Transnational Learning: Using a critical friend peer review process in the Community of Practice on Partnership in the European Social Fund, European Journal of Transnational Studies, Vol.3. Issue 1, Spring


Carver, R (2010) 'A new answer to an old question: national human rights institutions and the domestication of international law', Human Rights Law Review, 10, 1-32

Sanderson, D (2010) 'Architects are often the last people needed in disaster reconstruction', Article, The Guardian, 3 March 2009

Stott, L (2010) The Partnering with Governments Navigator, Building effective collaboration with the public sector in Africa, International Business Leaders Forum & GTZ, London


Piquard, B (2009) Does Violent Architecture Exist? In This Week in Palestine, OPT.

Piquard, B (2009) 'Gated Populations; Walled Territories. Impacts on the Notion of Space and on Coping Mechanisms in the case of the West Bank Wall’ in Piquard, B. & Grindsted, A. (eds) Cities and Crises, Universitad de Deusto Press, Bilbao, Spain.

Piquard, B (2009) ‘Gli umanitaristi e la guerra: scommesse intorno alla nozione di spazio umanitario’, in Calloni M., Umanizzare l’umanitarismo? Milano, Italy, pp. 147-156.

Sanderson, D (2009) 'Building livelihoods of the most marginalised in urban areas. Strategic approaches from Dhaka.' Paper presented at the first World Conference on Humanitarian Studies at Groningen University, Netherland

McGuire, W., Solana, C., Kilburn, C and Sanderson, D (2009) 'Improving communication during volcanic crises on small, vulnerable islands', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, P 63-75

Rein, M. & Stott, L. (2009) 'Working Together': Critical Perspectives on six cross-sector partnerships in Southern Africa, Journal of Business Ethics Volume 90, Issue1, 2009


Carver, R (2008) Talking About Terrorism: Risks and Choices for Human Rights Organisations, (joint author) International Council on Human Rights Policy, Geneva, May 2008

Sanderson, D and Sharma, A (2008) 'Winners and losers from the 2001 Gujarat earthquake', Environment and Urbanization, Vol 20 (1) April, P 177-186

Stott, L. (2008) How European Social Fund Managing Authorities and Intermediate Bodies Support Partnership European Commission, Brussels

Caplan, K. & Stott, L. (2008) Defining our Terms and Clarifying our Language, in Svensson, L. & Nilsson, B. eds. Partnership-As a Strategy for Social Innovation and Sustainable Change Santérus Academic Press, Sweden


Akerkar, S (2007) Disaster Mitigation and furthering women's rights: Learning from the Tsunami; in Gender, Technology and Development; 11; see http://gtd.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/11/3/357

Caplan, K., Gomme, J., Mugabi, J. & Stott, L. (2007) Assessing Partnership Performance: Understanding the drivers for success BPD, London

Piquard, B (2007) “Paintings, Murals and Graffiti on the West Bank Wall: Coping Mechanisns and acts of Resilience” in Van Teeffelen T; (ed.), Challenging the Wall, Towards a Pedagogy of Hope, Culture and Palestine Series, Bethlehem, OPT, pp. 111-120.

Piquard, B (2007) 'The Politics of the West Bank Wall: Symbolic Violence and Spaciocide' in Swenarton M., Troiani I., Webster H. (eds.), The Politics of Making, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 25-35.

Piquard, B (2007) 'Islamic Humanitarianism: Past and Present Perceptions of Da’wah, Jihad and Relief” in Gemelli, G. (ed.) Religions and Philanthropy, Global Issues in Historical Perspective, Baskerville, Bologna, pp. 267-295.

Sanderson, D (2007) 'When good intentions go bad', Public Opinion article, The Times, October 30

Stott, L (2007) Conflicting Cultures: Lessons from a UN-Business Partnership Making a Difference, Exploring Issues in Partnering Practice Series, IBLF, London


Carver, R (2006) Media and Elections, Administration and Cost of Elections (ACE) project [online] http://aceproject.org/ace-en/topics/media-and-elections

Piquard, B (2006) 'De la mondialisation de la violence: violence politique, conflit armé et culture de guerre' in Revista de Estudios Jurídicos, Monográfico la crisis des Estado-Nación : El fenómeno supranacional y autonómica, 7/2006, Jaén, Spain, pp 407-426.

Piquard, B. & Gibbons, P. (eds) (2006) Working in Conflict, Working on Conflict Universitad de Deusto Press, Bilbao, Spain

Piquard B (2006) 'genre et interventions humanitaires', Conference Proceedings, Femmes, guerre et paix, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belgium, Brussels, (published also in Dutch)

Piquard, B (2006) “Towards a Better Understanding of the Culture and Heritage of War” in Working in Conflict, Working on Conflict, Gibbons P. & Piquard B., Universidad de Deusto Press, pp. 171-188.


Thomson K, Sundaray S, Akerkar S, Daniel U (2005) Bolangir to Hyderabad and the politics of poverty (co-authored) et al published by Action Aid International

Akerkar, S (2005) Rights, development and democracy: a perspective from India, in Reinventing Development: Translating Rights-Based Approaches from Theory into Practice, Ed Gready, Paul, Ensor Jonathan; ZED publications, UK and USA

Carver, R (2005) 'Neutralising the voices of hate: Broadcasting and genocide', in Firoze Manji and Patrick Burnett (eds), African Voices on Development and Social Justice, Dar es Salaam

Carver, R (2005) Assessing the Effectiveness of National Human Rights Institutions, International Council on Human Rights Policy and Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Piquard, B (2005) 'Nation-building in Afghanistan: War Heritage and Sustainable Peace process', in Fischer, H & Quenivet, N. 'Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Nation- and or State-Building', Bochumer Schriften zur Friedenssicherung und zum humanitären Völkerrecht, Berlin, pp. 65–93.

Piquard B (2005) Redéfinir l’espace humanitaire, in Enjeux Internationaux, n°8, Brussels, pp. 58-60.

Rein, M., Stott, L., Yambayamba, K., Hardman, S. & Reid, S. (2005) Working Together, A Critical Analysis of Cross-Sector Partnerships in Southern Africa University of Cambridge Programme for Industry, Cambridge

Stott, L (2005) EQUAL Guide for Development Partnerships, Learning from the Experience of EQUAL Partnerships, European Commission, Brussels


Fisher, S (2004) Spirited Living: Waging Conflict, Building Peace Quaker Books

Hamdi, N (2004) Small Change Earthscan

Piquard, B (2004) 'Understanding the Afghan Conflict Heritage: A Key for Sustainable Processes of Peace Settlement and Rehabilitation?' in Humanitäres Völkerrecht, Jahrgang 17, Helf 2, Berlin, pp. 73-78.