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Event Information

Title: From Proletariat to Precariat: Changing Labor Relations in the 20th and 21st Centuries around the World
Sharing: Public
Time: All Day Friday September 19, 2014
Location: Walnut Room, IMU
Contact: Eddie Brudney
Category: IU Calendar
Free/Busy: busy

Interdisciplinary and geographically wide ranging mini-conference on how labor relations have changed internationally over the past century, organized by Professors Danny James, Jeff Gould, and Alex Lichtenstein.


9-10:30 "Precarization in the United States"--with papers by Leon Fink (University of Illinois, Chicago); Ilana Gershon (Indiana University); Joe Varga (Indiana University); Comment: Alex Lichtenstein

10:45-12:15 " Labor at the Margins in the Global South"--papers by Jeff Gould (Indiana) and Jennifer Hart (Wayne State University); Comment: John French (Duke University);

1:45-3:15 "Work and Capitalism in the Post-Socialist World"--papers by David Ost (Hobart and William Smith Colleges) and Eli Friedman (Cornell University);  Comment: Sara Friedman (Indiana)

3:30-5:00 Roundtable chaired by Danny James


Contact Email: ebrudney@indiana.edu
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