Programme

The event will start at 5pm and finish by 8pm.

There is no booking facility for the event. We expect it to be popular so recommend arriving early to secure your place.

Refreshments will be provided.

5pm Refreshments
5.30 Welcome and introduction (Dan Silver and Kim Allen)
5.35 Dr Tracey Jensen (University of East London): Introducing ‘Poverty Porn’
5.45 Charlotte McCarthy, (SARF): Analysis of the British Social Attitudes Survey on public attitudes to welfare
5.50 Bernhard Wagner (Manchester Metropolitan University, PhD student): Public perceptions of ‘People Like Us’
6.00 Professor Tracy Shildrick (Leeds University): on the lived realities of low-pay, no-pay Britain
6.10 Richard Searle: Community resistance to ‘People Like Us’
6.20 Break
6.30-7.30 Panel discussion and audience Q&A   

Helen Pidd (Guardian, Northern correspondent)

Professor Rob MacDonald (Teeside University)

Dr Imogen Tyler (Lancaster University)

Rhian E Jones (journalist and writer)

Richard Searle

Panel chaired by Amina Lone (SARF)

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