A special issue of Critical Race and Whiteness Studies seeks papers on the topic of the way in which the marketing practices of humanitarian and development agencies, NGO policy documents, development and relief practices, humanitarian narratives (e.g. documentary film, memoirs, etc), as well as the significant scholarship on of humanitarianism, the specifically racial and gendered formulation of the current uses of the phrase, which use it simply to reflect the paternalism or self-interest of humanitarianism as an imperial politics. Expected publication is early 2015. The deadline for proposals is September 15.
Consult http://www.acrawsa.org.au/ejournal/ for more details