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LSE academics to speak at the 2006 Social Policy Association Conference

Six academics from LSE will present papers at this year's Social Policy Association Conference. The conference takes The State of Welfare: past, present and future as its key theme and will be held at the University of Birmingham from Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20 July.

Dr Tania Burchardt, academic fellow at the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE), Professor Jane Lewis, Department of Social Policy, John Macnicol, visiting professor in social policy, Rajiv Prabhakar, Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, Dr Kitty Stewart, research fellow at CASE, and Lisa Warth, research student at the Department of Social Policy will all present papers at the event.

John Macnicol will share a plenary presentation at the conference in which he and two other experts on the postwar welfare state, Financial Times public policy editor Nicholas Timmins and Oxford University Professor Jose Harris, will reflect on changes in the welfare state since 1945.

For more information, see http://www.social-policy.com/conferences.aspx|

posted 4 July 2006

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