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May 23 2019

Listen to the latest episodes in our podcast series, Atlantic Fellows: Conversations. These episodes feature interviews with nine Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity in South Africa.

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May 23 2019

“In order to take seriously the work of women human rights defenders,” AFSEE Senior Fellow Masana Ndinga-Kanga argues, “the mechanisms for protecting them have to adapt to respond to their nuanced needs as women.”

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May 23 2019

Finance pledges its support of the Uluru Statement from the Heart and its call for the establishment of a First Nations voice in the constitution. This is due to Tanarra investment analyst and AFSE Senior Fellow, Dean Parkin along with his investment colleague John Wylie’s leadership in the sector. 

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May 23 2019

Funded by Atlantic Philanthropies, the post-holder of the Amartya Sen Chair will have oversight of the International Inequalities Institute’s teaching programs, along with contributing to the AFSEE program.

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May 23 2019

Read Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity, Sarah Hooper’s blog “Legal Advocacy to Improve Care for Older Adults with Complex Needs" on the Health Affairs blog.

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May 16 2019

USAID is offering $150,000 in prizes to local private organizations or individuals that have worked with public institutions to make healthcare more accessible, accountable, affordable and reliable for the poor and most vulnerable. Submission deadline June 28.

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May 16 2019

The Honorable Society of King’s Inns and Dublin City Council Culture Company are inviting applications from artists to spend six months living and working in Dublin. The selected artist will be supported by both organisations to develop their practice, exploring the theme of art and law.

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May 16 2019

A performance art piece by GBHI Senior Fellow Gabri Christa that captures the story of her mother, Magdalena, before dementia, is being performed on May 25 and 26, at the Westbeth Gallery in New York City as part of an upcoming exhibition: “Portraits of my Parents.”

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May 16 2019

Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that the government, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture.

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May 16 2019

A new web platform is attempting to take the bias out of government hiring by using behavioural science and machine learning.