Jornada de presentación de ASAP-Spain (Academics Stand Against Poverty)

Dear friends,

Having worked for the international board of Academics Stand Against Poverty for many years I am now writing to invite you to the Launch of ASAP-Spain. I have organised this event with the help of Genoveva Marti at UB and Rafael Vilasanjuan at ISGlobal. Please help me circulate this note.

Speakers: Thomas Pogge (Yale), Luis Cabrera (Birmingham), Leif Wenar (KCL), Giorgios Kallis (ICREA) and Gonzalo Fanjul (ISGlobal).

Date: Nov 29, 10-2.30 pm.

Venue:  Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Room 40.213, Roger de Lluria Bld, Trías Fargas 25, Barcelona 08005.

Schedule:

9.30 INFORMAL WELCOME (to meet/greet speakers personally)

10-11.30 THE CURRENT MAGNITUDE OF POVERTY AND THE PURPOSE OF ASAP. Thomas Pogge and Luis Cabrera. Chair: Paula Casal

1130-12 VEGETARIAN BRUNCH

12-1.30 STRATEGIES FOR POVERTY ERRADICATION. Roundtable chaired by Rafael Vilasanjuan. The problem of attempting to eradicate poverty through growth (Giorgios Kallis), Poverty and immigration (Gonzalo Fanjul), The need to control illicit financial flows (Thomas Pogge) and Examples of academic impact on global poverty (Luis Cabrera).

1.30-2.30 OIL, DICTATORS AND CIVIL WAR:OUR CONTRIBUTIONS, OUR SOLUTIONS. Leif Wenar. Chair: Andrew Williams

To allow the discussion to continue if participants so wish, or for people to chat informally, the room is available until 4. Alternatively we may go down to the cafeteria.

All the best,

Paula

Paula Casal

ICREA Research Professor, http://www.icrea.cat/Web/ScientificStaff/Paula-Casal-Ribas-451

Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Law Dept., Trias Fargas 25, Barcelona, 08005, Spain

Law, Ethics and Philosophy, co-editor, http://www.leap-journal.com/

Politics, Philosophy and Economics, associate editor, http://intl-ppe.sagepub.com/

Academics Stand Against Poverty, Board Member, http://academicsstand.org/

Great Ape Project-Spain, President, http://www.proyectogransimio.org/

Cooperatour, Board Member, http://www.cooperatour.org/

 

 

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