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Applications open for 2020-21 fellowship

Applications open for 2020-21 fellowship

Applications are open from 28 August to 22 October for the fourth cohort of Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity, a funded fellowship for mid-career activists, campaigners, researchers, movement-builders and social change leaders based at LSE’s International Inequalities Institute.

Ouverture des candidatures pour le programme Atlantic Fellows

Ouverture des candidatures pour le programme Atlantic Fellows

La London School of Economics and Political Science, invite les activistes, les décideurs politiques et les bâtisseurs de mouvement à rejoindre le programme innovateur  Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity (AFSEE).

Se abren las postulaciones para Atlantic Fellows en LSE

Se abren las postulaciones para Atlantic Fellows en LSE

La London School of Economics and Political Science, respaldada por una donación sin precedentes de 64 millones de libras durante un periodo de 20 años por parte de The Atlantic Philanthropies, invita a activistas, policy-makers  y líderes sociales a unirse al innovador programa Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity.

Who cares? Ai-jen Poo on building collective care solutions

Who cares? Ai-jen Poo on building collective care solutions

Whatever “the future of work” looks like, acclaimed US labour organiser Ai-jen Poo told an LSE audience in an Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity-hosted event, “we are going to need human beings providing care for our loved ones. We also want those human beings to be able to take care of their own families.”

Measure for measure: AFSEE funds new inequalities toolkit

Measure for measure: AFSEE funds new inequalities toolkit

“How divided are we? It is a simple enough question, but it is one we find difficult to answer,” says LSE academic Dr Abigail McKnight, leader of an Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity-funded project that looks beyond standard inequality metrics to create an equity-focused toolkit for campaigners, policymakers, NGOs and scholars around the world.

Building a better world: our 2019-20 AFSEE cohort

Building a better world: our 2019-20 AFSEE cohort

“We’re honoured to welcome these 14 courageous, collaborative change-makers to LSE as they explore the causes of inequality and use values-led, collective leadership to work toward social and economic justice,” says Rana Zincir-Celal, director of the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme.

Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies announced at III

Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies announced at III

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has announced the creation of the Amartya Sen Chair in Inequality Studies, named in honour of the India-born economist, philosopher and Nobel laureate. The holder of the chair, which is supported by Atlantic Philanthropies, will become director of the International Inequalities Institute.

The year ahead: to-do lists for 2019

The year ahead: to-do lists for 2019

Fresh ideas, forthcoming papers, new collaborations and innovative perspectives on inequality and its solutions: we asked Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity and the academics and staff of LSE’s International Inequalities Institute to tell us what’s on their to-do list for 2019.

The year ahead: people who give us hope

The year ahead: people who give us hope

As a new year dawns, who are the people and organisations making you hopeful for 2019? Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity and the academics and staff of LSE’s International Inequalities Institute tell us who inspires them to believe that a better world is possible.

The year ahead: being the change in 2019

The year ahead: being the change in 2019

Every journey starts with a single step: in 2019, what action can we all take to help fight inequality? We asked our Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity and the academics and staff of the International Inequalities Institute to tell us.

2018 in review: information sources of the year

2018 in review: information sources of the year

Knowledge is power: where can the most valuable and insightful data, reports and writing on inequality be found? We asked our Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity and the academics and staff of the International Inequalities Institute to tell us where they turned to in 2018.

2018 in review: people & campaigns of the year

2018 in review: people & campaigns of the year

Who were the year’s most courageous and inspiring people? Which groups and campaigns set stellar examples for change-making? We asked our Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity and the academics and staff of the International Inequalities Institute to cast their votes.

2018 in review: the best writing on inequalities

2018 in review: the best writing on inequalities

What were the most valuable, thought-provoking and perspective-changing books, reports, academic papers and other writing on inequality in 2018? Our panel of Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity and academics from the LSE’s International Inequalities Institute share their reads of the year.

Through her eyes: Jane Sloane on the feminist filmmakers confronting inequalities

Through her eyes: Jane Sloane on the feminist filmmakers confronting inequalities

Jane Sloane, 2017-18 Atlantic Fellow for Social and Economic Equity, discusses her project FRAME: How Asia Pacific Feminist Filmmakers and Artists Are Confronting Inequalities, which launches on 27 November in Brisbane on the eve of the 12th annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards.