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July Newsletter - Guess which repressive regime is hosting the European Olympics?

July Newsletter – Guess which repressive regime is hosting the European Olympics?

Dear All, Join us for an alternative tour of the Tate, hear about our “oil money and theatre” discussions and watch Mika’s new documentary – Egypt’s Lost Power All that glitters – Azerbaijan and the Olympics Ever heard of the European Olympics? Neither had we until a few weeks ago when Emma Hughes was back in...
March 2014 - Egypt, the Arctic and events in London & Oxford

March 2014 – Egypt, the Arctic and events in London & Oxford

March 2014 – Egypt, the Arctic, Oxford & London 20 March 2014 Dear All,New research from us in Egypt and the Arctic, upcoming events in London and Oxford, updates from the last Shake! course, and some thoughts on how arts organizations can approach the tricky issue of ethical fundraising. Gas corruption in Egypt We released our new...
February 14: Gas grabbing in Algeria, floods & fossil fuel subsidies & more

February 14: Gas grabbing in Algeria, floods & fossil fuel subsidies & more

Gas grabbing in Algeria, Floods & fossil fuel subsidies & more 19 February 2014 Dear All,Welcome to our first newsletter of 2014. We’ve got some new reasearch published on the link between the UK’s “gas grab” and human rights abuses in Algeria, an intervention we’ve been making to link the recent flooding to fossil fuels, a report...
Platform Round Up - 2013

Platform Round Up – 2013

Platform round up – 2013 11 December 2013 Dear All, As we hurtle towards the end of 2013, we wanted both to wish you season’s greetings and also to give you a little round up of what we’ve been up to this year. If you’ll pardon a little plug, the paperback edition of The Oil Road –...
October 2013: Oil & Unis, Azeri elections, Shake! showcase + more!

October 2013: Oil & Unis, Azeri elections, Shake! showcase + more!

Oil & Unis, Azeri elections, Shake! showcase + more! 25 October 2013 Dear All,An autumnal welcome to our October Newsletter. We’ve some exciting new research to share revealing the extent of oil companies’ involvement in UK universities, news of the recent, not-very-democratic elections in Azerbaijan, some work we’ve been doing in Parliament on fossil fuel subsidies, and...
September 2013: US tour dates, militarising the Delta, frack-free UK & more

September 2013: US tour dates, militarising the Delta, frack-free UK & more

US tour dates, militarising the Delta, Frack-free UK & more 4 September 2013 Dear All, We always think that August is going to be a “lull” month in Platform but somehow it never quite happens! In this newsletter you’ll find info on a fracking petition we’re pushing as a part of a civil society coalition, new research...
July: BP resistance in Egypt, oil & universities, new Shake! course

July: BP resistance in Egypt, oil & universities, new Shake! course

July: BP resistance in Egypt, oil & universities, new Shake course 17 July 2013 Dear All, While the UK endures a July heatwave (aka ‘Summer’) I’ve been sweating in the Platform storage space to make 30 years-worth of our materials more available to the public through a partnership with the Bishopsgate Institute library. We’ll let you know...
June: Meltdown & Shell, Arctic drilling & New Shake events

June: Meltdown & Shell, Arctic drilling & New Shake events

June: Meltdown & Shell, Arctic drilling & New Shake events! 17 June 2013 Dear All, Platform turned 30 last Saturday! We’re going to send another email about this soon, but we just wanted to say thank you to all the people who have supported, collaborated and engaged with us over our three decades. We wouldn’t be still...
May 2013: Oil City, Art & ethics, Azerbaijan, Aberdeen and Istanbul

May 2013: Oil City, Art & ethics, Azerbaijan, Aberdeen and Istanbul

Oil City, Art & ethics, Azerbaijan, Aberdeen and Istanbul 17 May 2013 Dear All, We’re launching a new theatre piece (although ‘theatre’ doesn’t really do it justice!) a new study guide, and we have some updates from Aberdeen, Istanbul and Azerbaijan. Look out next week for our new briefing on BP and Shell’s arctic activities. Oil City...
March 2013 Newsletter: Tax dodging, Shake!, Arctic & fracking Egypt

March 2013 Newsletter: Tax dodging, Shake!, Arctic & fracking Egypt

Platform newsletter March 2013 7 March 2013 Dear All,The first few months of 2013 have gone off with a bang at Platform! Not only has Shake! already had its first week-long session with young people on arts, media, race and power, we also launched a new briefing on oil companies and tax dodging, we’ve started running a...
Platform Newsletter January 2013

Platform Newsletter January 2013

You are receiving this email from London-based arts and social justice charity PLATFORM. We take your privacy seriously and never intend to send unsolicited email. If you would like to unsubscribe please click here.Having trouble reading this email? View it in your browser. Platform  news PLATFORM Dear All,Happy New Year! Here at Platform 2013 is...
Platform 2012 Round Up

Platform 2012 Round Up

Platform 7 December 2012 Dear All,We’re rounding up one of the most amazing years for Platform. So much has happened in 2012 – the launch of The Oil Road, three wonderful new staff members joining us, big and creative challenges to oil sponsorship of Tate, and so much more…. As we plan 2013 and beyond, we are...
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