Öffentliche Veranstaltungen

Regulating Transnational Labor: Theorizing Regulatory Challenges of Transnational Labor

Scholar in Residence Lecture I
  • Datum: 07.06.2022
  • Uhrzeit: 17:00
  • Vortragende: Karen Shire
  • University of Duisburg-Essen
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In her lecture series Karen Shire develops an economic sociological approach to the making and regu­lation of transnational labor markets in the global economy. Her three lectures seek to gain leverage on the contradictions between liberalizing labor mobility and regulating employment across territorial jurisdictions by drawing on research exploring the organization and coordination of cross-border labor markets, and the interface between legal and illegal market exchanges. [mehr]

Speculative Communities: Living with Uncertainty in a Financialized World

MPIfG Lecture
  • Datum: 08.06.2022
  • Uhrzeit: 17:00
  • Vortragender: Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou
  • University College London, UCL Urban Laboratory
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From staggeringly expensive tech IPOs to big bets on the derivatives market, speculation has gripped the financial world. As sociologist Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou argues, however, speculative thinking has had the greater impact, shaping our larger social and political lives. [mehr]

Regulating Transnational Labor: Cross-Border Labor Market Intermediaries

Scholar in Residence Lecture II
  • Datum: 14.06.2022
  • Uhrzeit: 17:00
  • Vortragende: Karen Shire
  • University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
In her lecture series Karen Shire develops an economic sociological approach to the making and regu­lation of transnational labor markets in the global economy. Her three lectures seek to gain leverage on the contradictions between liberalizing labor mobility and regulating employment across territorial jurisdictions by drawing on research exploring the organization and coordination of cross-border labor markets, and the interface between legal and illegal market exchanges. [mehr]

Regulating Transnational Labor: Trafficked, Forced, and Informalized Labor

Scholar in Residence Lecture III
  • Datum: 21.06.2022
  • Uhrzeit: 17:00
  • Vortragende: Karen Shire
  • University of Duisburg-Essen
  • Sign up: info@mpifg.de
In her lecture series Karen Shire develops an economic sociological approach to the making and regu­lation of transnational labor markets in the global economy. Her three lectures seek to gain leverage on the contradictions between liberalizing labor mobility and regulating employment across territorial jurisdictions by drawing on research exploring the organization and coordination of cross-border labor markets, and the interface between legal and illegal market exchanges. [mehr]

New Gilded Age in a Broken World? The Super-Rich, Urban Life, and City Politics

MPIfG Lecture
  • Datum: 29.06.2022
  • Uhrzeit: 17:00 - 18:30
  • Vortragender: Rowland Atkinson
  • University of Sheffield
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The extent of social inequalities was well known before the pandemic arrived. Poverty and staggering wealth had already reappeared at levels not seen since the gilded age of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. [mehr]
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