n line with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s public consultation exploring social evils, the panel will look at whether there has been a rise in individualism in UK society.

Panel to include: Dr Katherine Rake, director, the Fawcett Society; Neal Lawson, political commentator and chair, Compass; Stephen Thake, Reader in Urban Policy, Centre for Social Evaluation and Research, London Metropolitan University and Matthew Taylor, chief executive, RSA

Chair: Julia Unwin CBE, director, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

At the turn of the century Joseph Rowntree set up his three trusts and identified the worst social evils of the time. In 2007 the Joseph Rowntree Foundation asked the public to consider what social evils face the UK today.

Official Website: http://www.thersa.org/events/our-events/exploring-twenty-first-century-social-evils-individualism

Added by cowbite on October 17, 2008