Centre on Labour and Global Production, Queen Mary University of London

21st Jan 2019

Centre on Labour and Global Production, Queen Mary University of London


* * * All events take place in The City Centre Seminar Room, Second Floor, Bancroft Building, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS * * *

Thurs 4-6pm, 14 February
Hannah Schling, PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, King’s College London
‘(Re)producing the “disposable” EU worker: Work agencies and worker dormitories in the Czech Republic’s export-oriented manufacturing sector’

Thurs 4-6pm, 7 March
Nithya Natarajan, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London
‘Indecent work and economic growth in SDG 8: The perils of financial inclusion and growth among unfree brick workers in Cambodia’

Thurs 4-6pm, 21 March
Alexis Wearmouth, School of Business & Management, Queen Mary University of London
‘Value, information and resource flows in the Calcutta-Dundee textile value chain, 1870-1919’
Thurs 3-5pm, 2 May
James Brown, School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London
‘Labour geographies of development in Laos: Class formation, care and complex livelihoods’

Thurs 3-5pm, 16 May
Peter Cole, Department of History, Western Illinois University
Book launch: Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area (University of Illinois Press)

June/July (date and venue to be confirmed)
CLGP annual workshop
‘Social Reproduction Within and Beyond Production: Old and New Challenges for the Analysis of Work and Workers’
Organisers: Elena Baglioni (QMUL), David Quentin (QMUL), Hannah Schling (KCL)