Challenging Inequalities

Hosted by the International Inequalities Institute Annual Conference 2016

Old Theatre, Old Building


Shami Chakrabarti

Duncan Green

Phumeza Mlungwana


Professor Craig Calhoun

This panel will debate different approaches to addressing key inequalities.

Shami Chakrabarti is the Former Director of Liberty (The National Council for Civil Liberties), appointed in September 2003. She was born in London and studied Law at LSE. She is Chancellor of Essex University and a Master of the Bench of Middle Temple. She is the author of On Liberty, published in 2014. 

Duncan Green(@fp2p) is Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB and author of From Poverty to Power: How Active Citizens and Effective States can Change the World. He also authors the From Poverty to Power blog.

Phumeza Mlungwana (@Mlungwana_P) is General Secretary of the Social Justice Coalition, South Africa.

Professor Craig Calhoun (@craigjcalhoun) is Director and President of the London School of Economics and Political Science.

The International Inequalities Institute at LSE (@LSEInequalities) brings together experts from many LSE departments and centres to lead critical and cutting edge research to understand why inequalities are escalating in numerous arenas across the world, and to develop critical tools to address these challenges.

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