Partner event: Understanding Inequalities

Date:

9-9.30 Registration

9.30-11.00 Session 1 PUBLIC ATTITUDES TO INEQUALITY

New Polling on Public Attitudes to Inequality

Laurence Janta-Lipinski, Associate Director, YouGov

The Politics of Inequality [panel discussion including David Runciman, Politics and Jon Lawrence, History]

10.30 -11.00    KEYNOTE ADDRESS: DR VINCE CABLE

‘Inequality, what’s new?’

11.00-11.30 Break

11.30-1.00 Session 2 LEGACIES OF INEQUALITY

"Colonial-modern legacies of development and public policy"
Sarah Radcliffe, Department of Geography

"Corporate governance, shareholder value and worker rights"
Simon Deakin, Centre for Business Research

"A focus on children in care"
Lucy Delap, Faculty of History

1.00-2.00 Lunch – Poster Displays

2.00-3.30 Session 3 HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

"Social spending and health outcomes"
Alex Sutherland and colleagues, RAND Europe

"Do inequities in neighbourhood food environments contribute to inequalities in diet and health?"
Pablo Monsivais, Centre for Diet and Activity Research 

"A sociological and historical perspective on health inequalities: implications for current policy debates"
Mike Kelly, Institute of Public Health and Simon Szreter, Faculty of History

3.30-4.00 Break

4.00-5.30 Session 4 EDUCATION AND WORK

"Measuring inequalities in learning across and within countries in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals: lessons for policy"
Pauline Rose, Ben Alcott, Sonia Ilie, Ricardo Sabates, Research for Equitable Access and Learning Centre

"Youth precarity and inequitable transitions"
Geoff Hayward, Faculty of Education

"Inequalities in well-being and economic policy: Potential for development through education and employment"
Kai Ruggeri, Department of Psychology

5.30 Close and Drinks