Professor Mike Savage, London School of Economics and Political Science
Date/Time: Thursday 22 February 2018, 17:30 - 18:45
Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.
A powerful language of inequality informs the Brexit/Trump phenomenon, with language’ of ‘left behinds’, ‘elites’, ‘racial inequalities’, and class. This lecture offers a more nuanced sociological perspective, seeking to unravel the longer term processes, ambivalences and complexities.