Statistics of Crisis in UK and EU

Radical Statistics

2016 Conference and AGM

Morning theme: Inequality, poverty and reducing the state in the UK
Afternoon theme: Impact of cuts on the vulnerable

York: Saturday 27 February
Priory Street Centre 15 Priory Street York YO1 6ET

Conference flyer and Storify of tweets

Presentations available below!


IMG_2776IMG_27829:00 – 9:30 Registration and coffee (Welcome by John Bibby)

Inequality, poverty and reducing the state in the UK

9:30 – 11:00 Session 1, Chaired by Larry Brownstein
IMG_2787IMG_2796Stewart Lansley on Inequality, the Economy and Continuing Crisis

Jonathan Bradshaw on Child Poverty



Deborah Quilgars on Housing Crisis in UK

11:25 – 11:45 Coffee break

11:50 – 12:40 Follow up workshops on:
Child poverty measurement
Housing – Ways of measuring the volume of empty housing
Measurement of inequality

IMG_280412:45 – 13:00 Feedback – and Jonathan Rosenhead provides a brief explanation of proposed Academic boycott of Israeli Universities

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

Impact of cuts on the vulnerable

14:00-15:30 Session 2 – Chaired by Robin Rice
IMG_2807IMG_2813Andrew Street on Financial Crisis in the NHS
Gillian Parker on Social policy on care for older people

Pip Tyler, of Migration Yorkshire, on Migrants and Refugees in Yorkshire and UK

15:30 – 15:50 Presentations on upcoming Radical Statistics Books by Humphrey Southall, for Rachel Cohen (Statistics for Social Action) and Jeff Evans (Radical Statistics in 2020)

15:50 – 16:05 Tea break

16:10 – 17:10 Follow-up workshops on:
Counting (and supporting) refugees
Generating statistical support for community groups
The academic institutional boycott of Israel (to generate a motion for AGM)
Shaking up Radstats (suggested on the day)

17:10 – 17:15 Feedback and discussion

17:15 – 18:15
Radical Statistics Annual General Meeting     All members & attendees welcome!
Chaired by Andrew Williams

There will be social events on the Friday and Saturday evenings, and on the Sunday morning, so please try to make a weekend of it!


PLUS: A workshop to discuss Radstats Future Publications will take place (same venue) on Friday 26 February.

For questions or to indicate attendance please email RS2020.


IMG_2777For more information on programme please email Conf16
For general information or inquiries please email Alistair Cairns
For queries regarding overnight accommodation email Jan Boehnke

Image credits: FreedomHouse on Flickr (public domain); CuddlyLittleOwl on Flickr (CC-BY); Robin Rice.

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