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Symposium and inaugural lecture Prof. Dr. Pamala Wiepking

On March 19, 2021 the Center for Philanthropic Studies and the Dutch Charity Lotteries organized a joint symposium "Unrestricted and multi-year financing of societal organizations" leading up to the inaugural lecture of Prof. dr. Pamala Wiepking. With this inaugural...

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Philanthropy research in one minute by Arjen de Wit

Arjen de Wit was recently nominated for the Research Award by the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In this one-minute video, he briefly introduces his research on the interactions between philanthropy and the welfare state. Currently,...

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Inaugural lecture of Professor Pamala Wiepking on March 19, 2021

It is my pleasure to invite you to my inaugural lecture on March 19, 2021, during which I will accept the full professorship “The Societal Significance of Charity Lotteries” at the Center for Philanthropic Studies at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, the...

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