Join us at King’s College London for an exciting panel discussion with former Prime Ministers from Club de Madrid and speakers coordinated by ASAP and the New Economics Foundation We live in an era of division. Many countries around the world are suffering stark inequalities between rich and poor, young and old, metropolitan and rural, […]
From 27 – 29 October, 2017, Academics Stand Against Poverty co-organized a four day conference covering topics related to global justice in partnership with Yale University and Global Financial Integrity. The title of this year’s conference was Onslaughts on the Poor: Corruption, Emissions, Violence. The conference focused on three themes: Illicit Financial Flows (27 October) […]
Nita Mishra, PhD scholar at University College Cork and Convenor of ASAP Ireland, will speak at two events in Dublin this month. The Poverty of Lives: Women and Abuse across India and Ireland at Kimmage Development Studies Centre, 18 May 2017 Lucy Kurien, a Catholic nun from Kerala in India, will deliver the keynote address, […]
Global Climate Change Week (GCCW) aims to encourage academic communities – including academics, students, and non-academic staff at universities – to engage with each other, their communities, and policy makers on climate change. What could you do for GCCW 2016 (Oct 10-16)? Some activities are very simple and require little preparation. For example, you can […]
Academics Stand Against Poverty co-hosted the conference “The New Philanthropy: Effective Altruism and Beyond” held at Yale University on May 6 and 7. The event featured a keynote address by Angus Deaton, recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, in which he presented a critical analysis of effective altruism. Renowned philosopher Peter Singer […]
Academics Stand Against Poverty will be co-hosting the conference “Effective Altruism and Beyond” on May 6th and 7th at Yale University. The conference will explore the philanthropic movement known as effective altruism with talks from several prominent academics including Angus Deaton and Peter Singer. The full conference description is available on the Yale Global Justice […]
If you are in DC on the evening of April 14 and are interested in Tax Justice, here’s an event you might want to attend: Thursday, April 14, 2016 5:30 – 8:30 PM Harry Harding Auditorium, 2nd Floor Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, D.C. The Institute for International Economic Policy at the George Washington […]
Below are videos from the recent Global Justice Post-2015 Conference held at Yale University, from October 30th to November 1st. The conference was co-hosted by ASAP, the Yale Global Justice Program (GJP), and Global Financial Integrity. Special thanks to Yale GJP Fellow Alexandre Sayegh for filming the videos.
ASAP is working with the Yale Global Justice Program and Global Financial Integrity to co-host the conference entitled “Global Justice Post-2015” from October 30th to November 1st. Read more about the conference here. The program is available here.
The ASAP-supported project Global Climate Change Week (GCCW) was launched on May 26. GCCW is a new initiative designed to encourage academics in all disciplines and countries to engage with their students and communities on climate change action and solutions. During GCCW (to be held this year on October 19-25) academics will alter their programs to coordinate their teaching on some aspect of climate change. They will also organize various other activities focused on awareness-raising, behavior change and political transformation in relation to climate policy, with the participation of NGOs, the community and not-for-profit sector.