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Inequality, Brexit and the End of Empire

  • Old Theatre, Old Building Houghton Street WC2A 2AE London United Kingdom (map)

Was the outcome of the Brexit referendum the last gasp of a nostalgic view of Empire? Can post-Brexit UK accept a world order that is no longer based on the past?

Inequalities scholars Danny Dorling and Sally Tomlinson discuss the issues raised by their new book, Rule Britannia: Brexit and the End of Empire (Biteback).

Chair:
Bev Skeggs (@bevskeggs) is professor of sociology and director of the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme, International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science.

Speakers:
Danny Dorling (@dannydorling), Halford Mackinder professor of geography, University of Oxford.

Sally Tomlinson, emeritus professor at Goldsmiths, University of London, and honorary research fellow in the Department of Education, University of Oxford.

Discussant:
Gurminder K. Bhambra (@GKBhambra) is professor of postcolonial and decolonial studies in the School of Global Studies, University of Sussex.

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Event hashtag: #LSEInequalities

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