International Inequalities Institute Annual Conference 2016
On Wednesday May 25 2016, between 9.30am-5.15pm, the Inequalities Institute will host its annual conference to discuss inequality. The provisional programme is as follows
09.00-09.30: Registration and welcome
Session 1, 09.30-11:00: Race, Gender and Intersecting Inequalities
Speaker: Prof Kimberlé Crenshaw (UCLA and Columbia School of Law)
Discussants: Prof Nicola Lacey (LSE), Prof Kim Weeden (Cornell Univ)
Session 2, 11.15-12.25: Global Inequality – what do we really know?
Speaker: Prof Francois Bourguignon (Paris School of Economics)
Discussant: Prof Stephen Jenkins (LSE)
Morning session tickets available from April 20th. Tickets now available here.
Lunch break - 12.25-13.45 to include: Presentations by PhD students from the International Inequalities Institute with Prof Thomas Piketty (Paris HSE) and Prof Mike Savage (LSE)
Session 3, 13.45-15.15: New reflections about inequality & capital in the 21st century
Speaker: Prof Thomas Piketty (LSE Visiting Professor, Paris HSE)
Discussants: Prof Murray Leibbrandt (University of Cape Town), Prof Catherine Boone (LSE)
Session 4, 15.30-16.45: Taxing the rich
Speaker: Prof David Stasavage (New York University)
Discussants: Deborah Hargreaves (High Pay Centre), Prof David Soskice (LSE)
16.45-17.00: Interactive experiment results – Prof Frank Cowell (LSE)
17.00-17.15: Closing remarks – Prof Craig Calhoun (Director, LSE)
17.15-18.15: Drinks reception & book signings
Afternoon tickets available from April 20th. Tickets now available here.
Session 5: Panel Debate: Challenging Ineqaulities
Participants include: Prof Craig Calhoun (Director, LSE), Shami Chakrabarti (retiring Director of Liberty), Dr Duncan Green (Oxfam)
Please note that this public event is separately ticketed from the morning and afternoon. Tickets will be available from 17th May.