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.


9:30 am Arrival & Registration
10:00 Welcome

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

10:35 Socioeconomic inequalities in stillbirth rates in Europe: Measuring the gap using routine data from the Euro-Peristat Project
Prof Alison Macfarlane

11:00 Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an age of globalisation. A progress report on the Radstats collection
Jeff Evans, Humphrey Southall and Sally Ruane, Radical Statistics

11:20 Coffee/Tea break

11:40 Workshops I (choice of)
Citizen’s wealth funds and universal basic income
Socioeconomic inequalities and reproductive health

12:40 pm Lunch

Plenary Session 2
1:40 Inequality and Intimate Partner Violence against Women
Dr Jude Towers, University of Lancaster

2:05 Greentown by numbers: exploring the feasibility of a new low- or zero-carbon town in the UK
Dr Mike Page, University of Hertfordshire

2:30 Coffee/Tea break

2:50 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 invite all to an Evening Pub Meal Social. 6:00 pm onward at the Lucas Arms, 245A Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8QY.

Join a group for a meal Saturday evening, after the AGM, at the nearby Iskele Mediterranean restaurant, 179-181 Whitecross Street, EH1Y 8QP. This will be a fixed price meal at £19 per person.

Join us on Sunday morning for a free guided walk around central London, with a stop for lunch along the way. Details at the conference but this will commence from Angel tube station, inside the station/outside the barriers.


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.


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

Here is a one page flyer about the conference to print & display.

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