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Europe's Social Situation: towards a more inclusive view?
06 febbraio 2009

Europe's Social Situation: towards a more inclusive view?
Date: Friday 6th February 2009 15.00-18.30 hrs
Venue: Room NAB 1.04, New Academic Building, London School of Economics
and Political Science, Lincoln's Inn Fields/Sardinia St., London WC2

Chair: Dr Steen Mangen, London School of Economics and Political Science

15.00 - Introductory remarks: the problem of representing social 
reality in a diverse Europe, Monica Threlfall, London Metropolitan University
- Appraisal of 'Europe's Social Reality: a Stocktaking', Prof. Mary  Daly, Queen's University, Belfast
- The view from Eastern European states, Prof. Claire Wallace,  Aberdeen University
- Response to the speakers, Agnès Hubert, European Commission Bureau  of Political Advisers

16.15 Discussion followed by Tea & Coffee Break

17.00 Interventions by stakeholder organizations:

o Annette Lawson, Chair, National Aliance of Women's Organisations NAWO
o Pav Akhtar, UNISON National Race Equality Officer
o Karen Chouhan, The 1990 Trust and Policy Director of Equanomics
o Ashok Viswanatan, Deputy Director, Operation Black Vote
o Prof. Eleonore Kofman, Middlesex University, Reflecting Migrants' views
o Discussion

18.30 Reception
Please register (no fee) with Martin Mík to book for 
lunch (5th) or the
reception (6th) and receive a copy of the report; or come on the day.

Convenors: Monica Threlfall ( and the Centre 
for the Study of International Governance -CSIG, Department of Politics, International  Relations and European Studies, Loughborough University. This event is co-funded by the  European Commission.