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Speaker(s): David Soskice, Wendy Carlin, Bob Rowthorn, Diane Perrons, Stephanie Seguino, Lisa McKenzie, Naila Kabeer, Dr. Laura Bear, Gareth Jones, Mike Savage, Sir John Hills, Sir Tony Atkinson, Thomas Piketty

Recorded on 11 May 2015 at Old Theatre, Old Building

A day-long conference with Thomas Piketty, whose Capital in the Twenty-First Century has been of global significance in shaping debates about inequality across the globe. The workshop will be hosted by LSE's new International Inequalities Institute with the Department of Sociology at LSE and the British Journal of Sociology, which ran a special issue of reviews on Piketty’s book, several of the contributors to which will be involved in these discussions.

Thomas Piketty is a professor of economics at the Paris School of Economics, an alumnus of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEIII.

Session 1, 10.15am to 11.30am, Economics, Political Economy and Democracy.

Session 2, 11.45am to 1.00pm, Gender and Everyday Life.

Session 3, 2.00pm to 3.15pm, Accumulation and Timespaces of Class.

Session 4, 3.30pm to 4.45pm, The policy implications.

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