Know Your Place: how society sets us up to fail – and what we can do about it
Hosted by the International Inequalities Institute
Monday 19 June 6.30pm to 8.00pm. Online and in-person public event. Auditorium, Centre Building.
Dr Faiza Shaheen, Visiting Professor in Practice, LSE III and Program Lead on Inequality and Exclusion, NYU Center on International Cooperation
Kimberly McIntosh, Writer and Researcher
Gary Stevenson, Inequality Economist and former Trader
Professor Gary Younge, Author and Professor of Sociology, University of Manchester
Professor Mike Savage, Martin White Professor of Sociology, LSE Department of Sociology and Research Programme Leader, LSE III
This event marks the launch of Know Your Place: how society sets us up to fail – and what we can do about it, the new book by Faiza Shaheen – part memoir, part polemic, this is a personal and statistical look at how society is built, the people it leaves behind, and what we can do about it. Our panel of speakers will discuss the prospects for social mobility in Britain today, and how we can create opportunities for all.
To attend in-person: No ticket or pre-registration is required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.
To attend online: Register for this event via LSE Live at Know Your Place: how society sets us up to fail – and what we can do about it.