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Ralph Miliband Lectures on Inequalities: dimensions and challenges

Date: Thursday 7 October 2004
Time: 6.30pm
: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor Lord Giddens
Chair: Professor David Held

A look at the traditional approaches to inequality and its consequences.  Many traditional conceptions of egalitarianism are of limited value
today and these need to be recast if governments are to be able to maintain the twin objectives of prosperity and social justice.

Professor Lord Giddens is a former director of LSE and emeritus professor of sociology at LSE.

This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required.  All tickets for this event have now been allocated.

Tickets for this event have all been distributed as of Monday 4 October. Please note that one ticket per applicant will be sent out. Any requests for more than one ticket were refused. Any applicants who were unsuccessful in their ticket request will be advised as soon as possible.

If you have not been successful in requesting a ticket then you have two options on the day:

Returns Queue:
There will be a returns queue in operation for the Old Theatre.  Shortly before the event starts we will fill any empty seats left by ticket holders with people from the returns queue.  The returns queue will be located on the ground floor of the Old Building, next to the Old Theatre.  Entry is not guaranteed to this event via the returns queue.

Video Link Venue:
There will also be a live video link to the New Theatre, East Building.  This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.  Entry to this venue will be on a first come, first serve basis. 


Transcript of Egalitarianism: old and new (pdf)

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