Economic Geography Research Group annual symposium: ‘Geographies of Inequality after the Recession’

The 2011 EGRG Annual Symposium this year is entitled ‘Geographies of Inequality After the Recession’.
Date: 2011 Institute of Education, London

Location: Friday 18 November
The Symposium will be held in collaboration with the Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLAKES) at the Institute of Education from around 11am until 5pm.  Further details including additional speakers will be posted on the EGRG website ahead of the event.
So far we have the following confirmed speakers:

John Bryson, University of Birmingham: ‘British Manufacturing beyond Deindustrialisation: Responding to Crisis and Recession through Innovation, Adaptation and Services’.
Diane Perrons, London School of Economics: ‘Regional Performance and Inequality: linking economic and social development through a capabilities approach’.
Lorna Unwin, Institute of Education: ‘Apprenticeship as a vehicle for social and economic regeneration’.
Andy Green, Institute of Education: ‘Education, opportunity and social cohesion’.

If you would like to attend, please contact Laura James (
Presentations and reports on the meetings will follow on the EGRG website in due course. The Registration fee this year (including a sandwich lunch and refreshments) is £30 academic staff, free to unwaged / postgraduate students.  We particularly welcome reserach students in the broad area of economic geography.