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Session 4 - Moving Further, Living Longer

Description

An overview of social inequalities, migration and ageing – all related to global carrying capacity – looking at the question of human adaptation to changing social circumstances.

Discussion

Speakers
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Prof Danny Dorling

Department of Geography, University of Sheffield, author of Injustice: why social inequalities persist and member of the WHO's Scientific Resource Group on Health Equity Analysis and Research. www.viewsoftheworld.net

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Prof Brenda Yeoh

Professor of Geography and Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, National University of Singapore. She is also the Research Leader of the Asian Migration Cluster at the Asia Research Institute, NUS, and coordinates the Asian MetaCentre for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis.

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Prof Sarah Harper

Director, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing. She also leads The Complex Environmental Population Interactions Project. Trained as an ethnographer she has extensive experience in qualitative methodologies, and is the author and editor of several books.

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Chair: Prof Ronald Skeldon

Professorial Fellow in the Department of Geography at the School of Global Studies School of Global Studies, University of Sussex.

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Population footprints is supported by:

Leverhulme Trust & The Lancet

The symposium is coordinated by the UCL Institute for Global Health working towards the UCL Grand Challenge of Global Health

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