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CASE Special Events

Please see below for a list of our latest special events.

LSE-IMF Joint Workshop
Social Protection in a Changing World

Friday 2 November 2018

Summary report
Available here (PDF)

LSE and IMF jointly sponsored a workshop on 'Social Protection in a Changing World'. The workshop convened leading academics working in the field together with representatives from the IMF and the World Bank. The agenda for the day included discussions on emerging challenges, the role and design of social assistance and social insurance, the balance between universalism and targeting, and financing social protection.

Find out more about the workshop.


From Input to Influence: how can the participation of people in poverty shape research and public policy?

A joint event with ATD Fourth World and Goethe University was held on Friday 16th November 2018.

This seminar explored the relationship between participatory research and participation in policymaking, using the approach of ATD Fourth World as an example. Dr. Tania Burchardt opened the event with her thoughts on participatory research (click here to read Tania's opening remarks). This was follwed by Tom Croft and Moraene Roberts who described ATD’s evolution, highlighting the ways in which people with experience of poverty can participate in research and influence policy. Dr Rikki Dean then spoke about his theoretical typology of approaches to participation as well as his empirical research with those involved in participatory policy-making to examine the many purposes and values associated with participation (Click here to see Rikki's slides).

Click here to listen to podcast of the event