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The Big Society Debate: a new agenda for social welfare?

Department of Social Policy Big Society debate

To coincide with the publication of The Big Society Debate: a new agenda for social
welfare? the speakers will examine the concept's ideological underpinnings and the challenges it poses for those involved in translating the ideas of the big society into practice.

Stephen Bubb is chief executive of the Association of Chief Executives of
Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO).

Faiza Chaudary is the deputy chief executive and director of policy and communications for the National Council for Voluntary Youth Services. (NCVYS).

Armine Ishkanian is a lecturer in NGOs and development at LSE.

Simon Szreter holds the chair of history and public policy at the University of Cambridge and is managing editor of historyandpolicy.org.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #lsebigsociety


Ralph Michell | talks
Faiza Chaudary | talks
Dr Armine Ishkanian | talks
Professor Simon Szreter | talks
(Chair) Professor Nicholas Deakin | talks


Date and Time:

19 June 2012 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Old Theatre, Old Building
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street

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Organised by:

London School of Economics & Political Science
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