Actions and Detail Panel
Life at the top: views on British society today.
Thu 10 November 2016, 18:00 – 19:15 GMT
What is life the top like today? This exciting panel of speakers will discuss the gated communities of celebrities and the super rich, the privatisation of cities, and class in Britain 2016.
They will focus on the kind of changes occurring primarily at the top of British society behind the gates of the wealthiest and most powerful sections of society. What do impact do these changes have on social togetherness, fairness and opportunity? How should we understand these changes and what effect do they have on who ‘we’ are?
Speakers include: Dr Ruth Penfold-Mounce (University of York); Anna Minton (The Guardian); Dr Niall Cunningham (Durham University) and Professor Sarah Blandy (University of Sheffield).