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Book Launch – The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age 6:00 pm
Book Launch – The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – May 1 @ 8:00 pm
The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age. The Givers by David Callahan of InsidePhilanthropy offers an inside look at the hidden world of elite philanthropists— and how they’re quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good and bad. Whether you cheer or fear these wealthy power players, their rise presents tough dilemmas for democracy. The Givers explores the proper role of private wealth in public life and, at every turn, comes back to an urgent question: Who’s really in charge of America these days? Moderated by Erica Kohl-Arenas, Assistant Professor, Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy. This event is sponsored by the Milano School of International Affairs, Management,[...]
Economics for the 21st Century: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist 6:00 pm
Economics for the 21st Century: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – May 1 @ 8:00 pm
Join Kate Raworth for a discussion of her new book Doughnut Economics. As to how as citizens around the world vociferously reject the economic ideals that shaped rising inequality in the twentieth century, Kate Raworth has identified seven key ways to fundamentally rethink economics and transform the economy into one that works for all. Read more from her blog here. Kate Raworth is a senior visiting research associate at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute and a senior associate of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. The Guardian named her one of the top ten tweeters on economic transformation, and she has appeared in the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New Statesman, CNN, and other media outlets. Her academic[...]
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Africa @The New School Seminar Series Presents No Direction Home: The Life and Legacy of Frantz Fanon 7:00 pm
Africa @The New School Seminar Series Presents No Direction Home: The Life and Legacy of Frantz Fanon
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – May 3 @ 9:00 pm
Join Adam Shatz in learning more about Frantz Omar Fanon. Fanon was a Martinique-born Afro-Caribbean psychiatrist, philosopher, revolutionary, and writer whose works are influential in the fields of post-colonial studies, critical theory, and Marxism. As an intellectual, Fanon was a political radical, Pan-Africanist, and Marxist humanist concerned with the psychopathology of colonization, and the human, social, and cultural consequences of decolonization. Adam Shatz is a contributing editor at the London Review of Books, and a contributor to the New York Review of Books and other publications. He has reported from Algeria, Palestine, Lebanon and Egypt. He is currently a fellow in residence at the New York Institute for the Humanities. Adam will be introduced by Professor Sean Jacobs. This event[...]
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Book Launch – Smart Risks : How Small Grants are Helping to Solve Some of the World’s Biggest Problems 6:00 pm
Book Launch – Smart Risks : How Small Grants are Helping to Solve Some of the World’s Biggest Problems
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – May 8 @ 8:00 pm
Smart Risks: How Small Grants are Helping to Solve Some of the World’s Biggest Problems by Jennifer Lentfer and Tanya Cothran is a compilation of 30 essays that explore how responsive grantmaking, focused on grassroots wisdom and close connections, can make a lasting impact in the Global South. This book is essential reading for all those who wonder how their donations and work can make a difference in developing countries – from aid agency staff and policy makers, to globally engaged individuals. Jennifer Lentfer is Director of Communications, Thousand Currents and creator of the blog, how-matters.org. Tanya Cothran is Executive Administrator, Spirit in Action International. Moderated by Erica Kohl-Arenas, Assistant Professor, Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy.[...]
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Milano School Management Programs Live Webinar Info Session 4 12:00 pm
Milano School Management Programs Live Webinar Info Session 4 @ online
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn more about the graduate management programs in Nonprofit and Organizational Change Management, their curricula, admission requirements, scholarship and financial aid and what our graduates are doing. We’ll also discuss the postmaster’s certificates in Organization Development and Leadership and Change.
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Urban Policy Analysis Program Live Webinar Info Session 4 1:00 pm
Urban Policy Analysis Program Live Webinar Info Session 4 @ Online
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Learn more about the MS in Urban Policy Analysis and Management Program, its curriculum, admission requirements, alumni, and scholarship and financial aid opportunities. We’ll also discuss the 16-month accelerated option.
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International Affairs MA/MS Live Webinar Info Session 4 12:00 pm
International Affairs MA/MS Live Webinar Info Session 4 @ online
May 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn more about the Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs (MA/MS) program, the curriculum, admission requirements, alumni, and scholarship and financial aid opportunities.
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