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!

Programme

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

 

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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
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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!

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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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