Radical Statistics in an Age of Uncertainty

2023 Conference

“Radical Statistics in an Age of Uncertainty”

Saturday, 25 March
Sheffield Workstation
15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX

Registration is open.
Please consider an additional donationt to support the work at Radstats if you are able.
If pricing is beyond your budget please get in touch. We want to include everyone.

Registration £50.00 (+ requested donation)
Low-income £20.00 (+ requested donation)
Student FREE (+ suggested donation)
Radstats members can receive reduced entry.
Includes coffees and a catered lunch.

You can get in touch with the organisers at conf23@radstats.org.uk
General inquiries should go to admin@radstats.org.uk

Programme & Presentations

9:00   Registration, with tea/coffe

9:15 Welcome

9:30 Tina BeattyThe real level of unemployment: The myth of full employment across Britain

10:00 Simeon Scott & Mark Dunkerly – Reification: Money, markets and inequality

10:30 Chengyan Li – A contrastive study of metaphors in Brexit discourse: A case study of Theresa May’s and Boris Johnson’s social media posts

11:00 Break

11:15 Ellen Marshall – Radical changes to the Statistics curriculum

11:45 Jim Ridgeway – Teaching for citizen empowerment

12:15 Sean Demack – Pupils segregated: Inequality engineered

12:45 Lunch

13:30 Dave Berry – How the Radical Statistics Group survived before the internet: The story of PDC

14:00 Gerwin Schie (online) – Investigation of racialization in datafied applications

14:30 Sofia Astorgo Pinto – Mental health of international migrants in Latin American: examination of data sources to study prevalence and sociocultural determinants

15:00 William Fleming – Questioning the evidence base for workplace wellbeing programmes

15:30 Coffee

15:45 Edd Mustill The Sheffield Workers’ Committee: Rank and file trade unionism during the First World War

16:15 Kate Flannery – Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign

Radical Statistics’ 2023 AGM, which is open to all members and interested participants, will be held immediately after the conference in the same venue.
If you would like to add an agenda item please notify admin by email.

 A Radstats weekend

Attendees who will arrive on Friday are invited to come along to an informal social event at the Rutland Arms in central Sheffield S1 2BS from 7:00 pm. We will have the use of the (upstairs) function room. Food is available.

On Saturday evening, we will be arranging a (optional) meal at a nearby Curry restaurant, https://www.400dc.co.uk/

Staying on? Join us for a walking tour of Sheffield’s radical history, on the morning of Sunday 26th. TBA.

Accommodations are plentiful in Sheffield but will book up as the date approaches.

Double rooms are available at hotels.com/. It is usually best to contact a venue directly to avoid rapacious charges, but this site is very easy to use and find options.
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 is an official Youth Hostels at yha.org.uk, as well as independent ones at hostelbookers.com/.