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March 2021

How We Live Next: Health – Sir Michael Marmot

Sir Michael Marmot is the author of the widely respected Marmot Review (2010), the recommendations of which have been adopted by three-quarters of English councils. He argues that taking action to reduce health inequalities is a matter of social justice. ...
13 Mar
11:30 am

How We Live Next: Environment – Fatima Ibrahim

Faced with the challenge of global warming and consequent climate change, which we ourselves have caused, humanity is at a fork in the road and needs now to alter course if it is to avoid disaster. But how is that change to be achieved and what will the consequences be? ...
13 Mar
5:00 pm

How We Live Next: Work – James Suzman

The work we do brings us meaning, moulds our values, determines our social status and dictates how we spend most of our time. But this wasn't always the case: for 95% of our species’ history, work held a radically different importance. How, then, did work become the central organisational principle of our societies? ...
14 Mar
11:30 am

How We Live Next: Social Justice – Johny Pitts

What happens when your Dad’s an African-American soul star and your Mum’s a music-loving girl from working-class Sheffield? Are your roots on the terraces at a Sheffield United match, or in the stylings of a Spike Lee film? For Johny Pitts, whose parents met in the heyday of Northern Soul, how he navigates his black roots has always been an issue, but this diverse heritage has attuned him to every aspect of Britain’s unequal society. ...
14 Mar
2:00 pm

How We Live Next: Panel Discussion with A.C. Grayling

Following the four talks on Health, Environment, Work and Social Justice, the panel, including an educator, a manufacturer, a doctor and a politician, will discuss these key issues and how they might affect us at a local level, chaired by philosopher and writer A.C. Grayling. ...
14 Mar
5:00 pm
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