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February 21 2018

We look forward to welcoming all the Senior Fellows that will be joining us in Oxford this weekend, 22nd February - 25th February 2018.  

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February 21 2018

Male economists are both more right-wing and more senior. Alas, a new paper suggests that even dismal scientists divide on gender lines.

Recommended by Sebastian Bock, Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity 

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February 21 2018

​THIS LAND is a 48-minute narrative documentary about the struggle for land.

Recommended by Penelope Brook, Atlantic Institute

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February 21 2018

The Prelude Talk by Sir Michael Marmot  'Austerity, Health and Children' delivered with Trinity Research in Childhood Centre. 

Recommended by Dominic Campbell, Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health

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February 21 2018

The Rhodes Trust in Oxford, England, where The Atlantic Institute is based, has announced plans to expand its prestigious Rhodes scholarship program so students from “anywhere in the world” will be eligible for an award to study there. According to the New York Times

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February 15 2018

To build the political will to end impunity, we need to do more to expose the problem and give voice to those most acutely affected, research and commentary by Louise Russell-Prywata.

Recommended by Joanna Francis, Atlantic Institute 

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February 15 2018

Philanthropy News Digest, a publication of the Foundation Center, interviewed Kavitha Mediratta, executive director of the Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity. Mediratta, who previously served as Atlantic’s chief strategy officer, discussed the program’s goals, what the Fellows aim to accomplish, and offered examples of some of the work it will undertake to tackle anti-black racism both the United States and South Africa.

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February 15 2018

In an address to the Australian House of Representatives earlier this week on a report on “indigenous health, education and other life outcomes,” Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull commented that the nation needs to “design solutions to local problems,” adding, “That’s why we are committed to the Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity Program.

Recommended by Atlantic Philanthropies 

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February 15 2018

Rose Longhurst, Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity blog post: In his book The Givers, David Callahan argues that philanthropy is creating a new plutocracy. Although I’m convinced by the evidence he offers, I always feel torn whenever I write something that criticises philanthropists. On the one hand, if a wealthy person spends their money on an arts institute, then isn’t that better than them buying another superyacht? 

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February 15 2018

Associate Professor Faye McMillan has been nominated for the NSW Women of the Year Award.  s well as her Doctorate of Health Science, Master of Indigenous Health Studies and Bachelor of Pharmacy, Faye has graduate certificates in Wiradjuri language culture and heritage and indigenous governance.   

Recommended by Joanna Francis, Atlantic Institute