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Controversies in Philanthropy

2022-11-29 12:30:00 - 13:30:00
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Presenter: Rhodri Davies People giving money away to help others seems like it should be universally viewed as a good thing; yet philanthropy in recent years has generated just as much controversy as it has attracted praise. In this session we will explore some of the major criticisms levelled at philanthropy and the hot-button issues facing those who give or receive donations. We will find out why many of these controversies have far deeper roots than is often appreciated, and how an understanding of history and the wider current context that can help us to understand and navigate the thorny ethical dilemmas of today. Who's it for? This is an open online session for anyone with an interest in philanthropy, fundraising and the charity sector.