The Royal Geographical Society: Poverty in Britain

Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Industrial engagement


A public panel discussion at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), to discuss poverty in Britain. The event was chaired by Martine Croxall who is a BBC presenter and journalist. The other panel members were:
•Helen Rowe an award-winning social researcher, writer and campaigner. Her expertise in the social housing sector includes leading campaigns on literacy and digital inclusion and as the co-founder of the Connected Housing Initiative, which worked to improve internet access for low-income residents.
•Kitty Stewart is Associate Professor of Social Policy and Associate Director of the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) at the London School of Economics. Kitty’s recent research focuses primarily on the causes and consequences of child poverty, the relationship between income and wider outcomes, and policy for young children.
The discussion was followed by a Q&A.
On Demand:

Period13 Feb 2024
Held atRoyal Geographical Society-IBG, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Poverty
  • Global South
  • Global Development
  • Human geography
  • Geography