An afternoon of talks and discussion
‘Why study the Rich?’ is an event that brings together cross-disciplinary approaches to studying wealth in society.
Come and listen to talks by sociologists, activists, writers and artists, as together we discuss how studies of ‘the rich’ might reveal a deeper understanding of the conditions of contemporary life and contribute to the debate about inequality in society.
Refreshments served. Older children and young adults welcome.
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Roger Burrows, Professor of Cities at Newcastle University
Aditya Chakrabortty, senior economics commentator for the Guardian
Jeremy Gilbert, writer, researcher and activist & Professor of cultural and political theory at UEL
Katharina Hecht, Phd student at LSE, on Economic Inequality
Jo Littler, Reader in cultural industries at City University London
Laure Provost, Artist, screening film ‘How to make money religiously’
Alexandra Runswick, director of Unlock Democracy
‘Why study the Rich?’ is part of The Rich as a Minority Group project by artists Ruth Beale and Amy Feneck in collaboration with GCSE Sociology students from Little Ilford School in Manor Park, Newham.
Old Manor Park Library
835 Romford Road
London E12 5JY
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