Divided Cities: urban inequalities in the 21st century

Hosted by the Department of Sociology

New Theatre, East Building,


Professor Fran Tonkiss


Professor Ricky Burdett

What kinds of cities are emerging as urbanisation grows alongside worsening inequality? Why does urban inequality matter, and what is distinctive about urban inequalities now? 

Fran Tonkiss is Professor of Sociology at LSE and Director of  the Cities Programme.

Ricky Burdett (@BURDETTR) is Professor of Urban Studies in the Department of Sociology, and Director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age Programme. 

The Department of Sociology at LSE (@LSEsociology) was established in 1904 and remains committed to top quality teaching and leading research and scholarship today.

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