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Philanthropy today? Philanthropy tomorrow? Seminar

Tuesday, September 27, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Robin Wehrlin
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The next two events in our ESRC Philanthropy to the rescue? seminar series will take place next month, on the 12th and 13th of October in St Andrews. 

The focus will be on contemporary philanthropy and the opportunities and challenges ahead. On the 12th, we will explore foundations, international insights and the relationship between philanthropy and universities; on the 13th, collaborative, engaged and community philanthropy are the theme of the day. Speakers include: 

12th October

·         Yunus Sola, Director, Academy of Philanthropy and

·         Rupert Count Strachwitz, Director, Maecenata Institute, Germany

·         Diana Leat, Visiting Professor, Cass Business School and the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies

·         Jenny Harrow, Co-Director, Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy, Cass Business School, City University

·         Robert Fleming, Commissioner, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Commission for Philanthropy

·         Robert Dufton, Director of Campaigns, Sheffield University and former Director Paul Hamlyn Foundation


13th October

·         Susan Wilkinson Maposa, Author of ‘The Poor Philanthropist: how and why the poor help each other’, South Africa

·         Marie-Luise Stoll Steffan, Co-chair, Community Foundations Working Group and Regional Coordinator, Association of Community Foundations, Berlin

·         Giles Ruck, Chief Executive, Foundation Scotland

·         Barry Knight, Adviser, Global Fund for Community Foundations

·         Caroline Broadhurst, Deputy Chief Executive, The Rank Foundation

·         Beth Breeze, Director, Centre for Philanthropy, University of Kent


The event is free and attendance at both or either of the days is possible. However, places are limited. To register and reserve your place, please visit:

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