Google Hangout: Academics Stand Against Poverty

3 Jan

Academics Stand Against Poverty Canada Launch Conference: “Beyond 2015”

22 Oct

        ASAP are launching in Canada with a conference to discuss the post-MDG framework. The event is called: ‘Beyond 2015: Towards a New Consensus on Ending Global Poverty’ and will consist of a three-day international and interdisciplinary workshop at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, from October 25-27, 2012. The workshop will mark the launch […]

Internship opportunities at Academics Stand Against Poverty

2 May

  I went to a great ASAP conference held at Yale in the middle of April looking at what might replace the MDG framework- more about that later. In the meantime, if you’re interested in being an intern or have a role for an intern, then the ASAP network can help you.   As ASAP […]

Needed for a couple of hours to help alleviate global poverty: a communications expert…can you help?

18 Aug

Hello.  Are you a communications and branding/campaigning expert?  Are you experienced in working with civil society networks or international movements? If so, please do get in touch.  We would be extremely grateful to get a couple of hours of your time to give us some advice on a campaign we are setting up.  It is […]

Symposium on Academics Stand Against Poverty: “An Idea Whose Time Has Come?”

11 Jul

      If you were interested in my previous blog on the ASAP network, then you might want to participate in the next ASAP symposium taking place in London this October.  I will be attending and encourage policy-makers to join in (description below). Symposium on Academics Stand Against Poverty: “An Idea Whose Time Has […]

‘Yes we can’: Academics Stand Against Poverty

25 May

1 billion people are living in extreme poverty.  What should we do about it?  I attended an inspirational conference Monday that brought together a bunch of social philosophers to discuss precisely this question – how they (and we as somewhat less esoteric members of society) can help address global poverty.   As part of the conference, […]