Open seminar today: The Geography of Austerity

All are welcome to 'The Geography of Austerity: consequences of the coalition government cuts' being given at the University on 2 February by Danny Dorling, Sheffield University.

Danny will show maps of Britain that illustrate current social evils, where the highest cuts are planned, which areas receive the highest incomes and has the most wealth.  He'll talk about the choices that were ignored by the coalition, the alternatives that might have been considered and what the situation mights be in just a few years if current trends continue. The talk ends with some data that suggests that all is not well, even in what appear to be the least harmed areas.

Danny is from the Department of Geography, University of Sheffield.

The talk will take place at 4pm, Wednesday 2 February, in Geography Lecture Theatre (Geography East Building).

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