Inequality Talks series brings some of the leading academics to the University of Helsinki to discuss multilayered questions of intersecting inequalities. Watch their talks here (videos) and listen how they respond to some of the key questions concerning global inequality.
INEQ Guest Talks
Upcoming talks from some of the leading academics on multilayered questions of intersecting inequalities.
INEQ & BIBU keynote by Mike Savage: The Return of Inequality
Professor Mike Savage (LSE) discusses his new book where he explains inequality’s profound deleterious effects on the shape of societies. He argues that severe inequality threatens to returns us to the past. (September 27, 2021)
INEQ Guest Talk: Wendy Bottero: A Sense of Inequality
Dr Wendy Bottero (University of Manchester) discusses a key argument from her recent book, which brings together a range of different literatures in order to better understand what provokes a sense of inequality (June 10, 2021).
Digital exclusion: Conceptual and methodological approaches: Keynote by Professor Ellen Helsper
Online research workshop by INEQ and the 'DigiIN - Towards socially inclusive digital society' project. (June 3, 2021)
INEQ Guest Talk: Bo Rothstein: Why No Economic Democracy in Sweden? A Counterfactual Approach
Professor Bo Rothstein (University of Gothenburg) discusses why has economic democracy, in the form of employee-owned and/or governed companies, not been on the political agenda in Sweden. (May 11, 2021)
INEQ Guest Talk: Yılmaz Akyüz: Inequality, Stagnation, Financialization and the Global South
Dr Yılmaz Akyüz (Former Director and Chief Economist, UNCTAD) discusses inequality as a macroeconomic problem. (April 22, 2021)
Social Psychology Days 2021 - Helsinki
INEQ was a partner in Social Psychology Days 2021 – Helsinki: The Multiple Angles of Well-being, on April 15-16, 2021. Keynotes by Dr...
INEQ Guest Talk: Branko Milanovic: Capitalism, Alone
Professor Branko Milanovic (CUNY) discusses systemic inequalities in liberal capitalist societies with the special emphasis on the phenomenon of homoploutia. (April 12, 2021)
INEQ Guest Talk: Professor Gurminder K Bhambra: Empire, Nation, and the Construction of the British Welfare State
Professor Gurminder Bhambra (University of Sussex) discusses how the the British welfare state was significantly shaped by the empire that preceded it. (March 25, 2021)
INEQ Guest Talk: Tine Buffel: Developing age-friendly communities with older people as co-researchers: An inclusivity-exclusivity perspect
Dr Tine Buffel (University of Manchester) discusses questions relating to neighbourhood and community life in later life, social inequality and exclusion, urban deprivation, and developing ‘age-friendly’ environments. (February 18, 2021)