Forthcoming Events

Social equality and public policy

12 January 2016

Please note this event is fully booked

Dr Khan will be speaking on the fourth panel 'Race Equality in the UK'.

Day One, 14th January

9.45  Coffee and registration

10.20 – 11.40      Session 1: Housing and gentrification

   Panel:   Tom Slater (University of Edinburgh), Phil Glanville (Hackney councillor, housing),  Katy Wells (University of York)


12.10 – 1.30         Session 2: Gender and the economy

       Panel:  Diane Perrons (Director, Gender Institute, LSE), Vanessa Gash (City), Sarah Cope (Camden Green Party)


2.30 – 3.50          Session 3: Public ownership

        Panel:   Andrew Cumbers (University of Glasgow),  John Wilesmith (UCL), Karin Christensen (General Secretary, Cooperative Party, 2012- 2015),  Thomas Hanna (Democracy Collaborative)


4.10 – 5. 30        Session 4: Race equality in the UK

        Panel:   Meena Dhanda (University of Wolverhampton), Jeff Howard (UCL), Omar Khan (Director, Runnymede Trust)

5.30 Drinks

7.30 Dinner for speakers


Day Two, 15th January

9.00am  Coffee

9.30 – 11       Session 5: Social equality and the future of the left

         Panel:   Andrew Fisher (Labour Party),  Nick Pearce (University of Bath, formerly Director, IPPR), Juliana Bidadanure ( Stanford University), Martin O’Neill (University of York)


11.40 – 1        Session 6: The future of work

        Panel:   Ryan Shorthouse (Chief Executive, Bright Blue),   Tanja Buzek (ver.di (German trade union), European Economic  and Social Committee member),  Jane Gingrich (University of Oxford),  James Meadway (formerly chief economist of NEF),  Mathew Lawrence (IPPR) and/or Clare McNeil (IPPR)


2- 3.20         Session 7: Health and social inequality

         Panel:   Sridhar Venkatapuram (KCL), Mel Bartley (UCL),  James Wilson (UCL), Stephen John (University of Cambridge)