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Job Advertisement: Summer Studentship

Title:               HECAT short-term studentship, Dept of Management and Organisation Reporting to: Dr Ray Griffin Project funded:    H2020-SC6 Project title:          HECAT- ‘Disruptive Technologies Supporting Labour Market Job description: We are currently seeking a FULL TIME summer studentship to join the School of Business at… Read More »Job Advertisement: Summer Studentship

Good Models and Positive Mimesis: Hopeful Grounds and Horizons for Economy & Society After COVID-19

Kieran Keohane – May 6th 2021 – 10:00 GMT Abstract: I’ll begin with a brief review of two general theoretical paradigms to help us account for both the bad (violent) and good (collaborative) manifestations of the current Covid-19 pandemic crisis by drawing on theories of… Read More »Good Models and Positive Mimesis: Hopeful Grounds and Horizons for Economy & Society After COVID-19

Work and the Gig Economy

Alex Wood – April 27th 2021 10:00 GMT Abstract: The gig economy is now a profound part of our economy and society, and goes hand-in-hand with the casualisation of labour, especially as the digital economy has become more advanced. In this seminar, Alex Wood will… Read More »Work and the Gig Economy

Fairground Capitalism

Arpad Szakolczai – April 22nd 2021 – 10:00 GMT Abstract: Modernity and the processes of capitalism appear to us from a position of calculative rationality. Capitalism counts, assigns, assesses, streamlines, evaluates and otherwise organises and categorises the social world in a manner which appears to… Read More »Fairground Capitalism

Street-Level Welfare

Evelyn Brodkin in conversation with Mary Murphy and Joe Whelan – April 20th 2021 – 16:00 GMT Abstract: Street-level organizations (SLOs) – those organizations that directly bring policy to people – play an important and familiar role as the operational arm of the state. However,… Read More »Street-Level Welfare