The British Academy 10-Minute Talks: COVID-19 and inequalities

23 Sep 2020, 13:00 - 13:30

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The world’s leading professors explain the latest thinking in the humanities and social sciences in just 10 minutes.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been unequal and complex in its social and economic impact. It has amplified existing inequalities and has created new insecurities some of which threaten to persist into the future. Fiona Williams will unpick the dynamics and indicate what priorities they pose for social policies.

The British Academy’s Shape the Future programme examines the societal, economic and cultural implications of the pandemic

Speaker: Professor Fiona Williams FBA, Emeritus Professor of Social Policy, University of Leeds; Research Associate, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford; Honorary Professor, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia

10-Minute Talk: COVID-19 and inequalities

If you have any questions about this talk, please email events@thebritishacademy.ac.uk.

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10-Minute Talks are a series of pre-recorded talks from Fellows of the British Academy screened each Wednesday, 13:00-13:10, on YouTube and also available on Apple Podcasts.

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