De eerste PSW lecture ooit, op 29 maart 2011, had niemand minder dan Richard Wilkinson, auteur van het baanbrekende “The Spirit Level”, als centrale gast.
Over de spreker
Richard Wilkinson has played a formative role in international research on the social determinants of health and on the societal effects of income inequality.He studied economic history at the London School of Economics before training in epidemiology.
He is Professor Emeritus of Social Epidemiology at the University of Nottingham Medical School, Honorary Professor at University College London, and a Visiting Professor at the University of York.
Richard co-wrote The Spirit Level. Why Equality is Better for Everyone with Kate Pickett and is co-founder of The Equality Trust.