21st Century Inequality in the UK

Radical Statistics

2018 Conference & AGM

Saturday, 24 February 9.30am-6.00pm
St. Luke’s Community Centre, 90 Central Street, London EC1V 8AJ


Register for the Conference
(price includes lunch and coffees)

Registration £50.00
Student/low-income £30.00
Radstats members get £10 off either category.

Programme

9:30 am Arrival & Registration
10:00 Welcome

10:10 Session 1
The people’s stake: Can citizen’s wealth funds solve the inequality crisis?
Stewart Lansley, University of Bristol & City, University of London

Socioeconomic inequalities in stillbirth rates in Europe: Measuring the gap using routine data from the Euro-Peristat Project
Prof Alison Macfarlane, City, University of London

Inequality and Intimate Partner Violence against Women
Dr Jude Towers, University of Lancaster

11:25 Coffee/Tea break

11:45 Workshops I (choice of)
Citizen’s wealth funds: pros, cons and alternatives
Measuring violence: opportunities and threats

12:45 pm Lunch

1:45 Session 2
Housing, Health, and Inequities

Prof David Ormandy, Visiting Academic, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick

Greentown by numbers: exploring the feasibility of a new low- or zero-carbon town in the UK”
Dr Mike Page, University of Hertfordshire

2:35 Coffee/Tea break

3:00 Workshops II (choice of)
Housing and inequality: Has Grenfell lifted the lid?
Measuring violence: opportunites and treats

4:00 Q and A Panel Discussion (keynotes and workshop leads)

4:45 Close

5:00 Radical Statistics Annual General Meeting


 A Radstats weekend

All are invited and encouraged to attend the Radical Statistics 2018 AGM from 5 – 6pm, same venue as the conference

For those arriving on Friday, we will be arranging an informal get-together at a local pub. Details will be available soon.

There will be an option to join a group for a meal Saturday evening, after the AGM, in a nearby venue. Details soon.

We are working on a Sunday morning guided walk. TBC.


 Accomodation

Accommodations are plentiful in London, but advance booking is strongly recommended.

Double rooms starts at about £100 at hotels.com/.
If you are in a group you may find good deals at ihacom.co.uk/.
Airbnb.co.uk displays several options for single rooms as well as many other types of private accommodation.
There are several official Youth Hostels at yha.org.uk, as well as plenty of ‘independent’ hostels at hostelbookers.com/. A bed in shared accommodations is about £15/night.


Contacts

For programme information please contact the organising group at CONF18@radstats.org.uk: (Marion Birch, Diana Kornbrot, Alison Macfarlane, Emin Acar)

For registration or general queries please contact Alistair Cairns at ADMIN@radstats.org.uk

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