London Metropolitan University Research Institutes

Seminar 2

Human rights, poverty and social exclusion

                Chair Alice Donald (centre) with speakers          Luke Clements and David Gordon
                LtoR Graeme Evans, Ellie Palmer,                    answering questions from the floor
                David Gordon and Luke Clements

Click HERE to watch a podcast of this seminar

                        From LtoR: David Gordon, Ellie Palmer and Graeme Evans

Event details: 

7 February 2011,  Henry Thomas Room, LondonMet, 166-220 Holloway Road, London N7 8DB

The coalition says it will end child poverty by 2020 and protect the vulnerable, while at the same time radically overhauling the welfare system: are these aims compatible? Can human rights help define, measure and understand poverty, and combat it inside and outside the courtroom?      

Chair:     Alice Donald, Senior Research Fellow, HRSJ Research Institute


5.15pm:  Registration

6 - 8pm

Child poverty and human rights
Dr Ellie Palmer, School of Law and Human Rights Centre, University of Essex

Child poverty and human rights
Prof. David Gordon, Centre for the Study of Poverty and Social Justice, University of Bristol

Winners and losers
Prof. Luke Clements, Law School, University of Cardiff

Rights to the City
Prof. Graeme Evans, Cities Institute, London Met  

Go back to the Seminar series 2011 homepage


   Company Information    Page last updated 14 July 2011     Contact Page Owner (Aruna Dudhia)