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Durham University

School of Government & International Affairs


Labour in the Information Age: Technology as Supplement to Old Fashion or Stimulus to New Age

4th November 2018, 10:00 to 16:00, Birley Room, Hatfield College, Durham University

The Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies, Department of Sociology of Durham University and the British Sociological Association will jointly organize the BSA Postgraduate Regional Event. All welcome.

Keynote Speeches:

Dr Karen Gregory, University of Edinburgh

Three Stages of Digital Labour: Where We've Been, Where We Are, and Where We Are Going

Professor Tim Pringle, SOAS

Back to the Future? Labour Non-Government Organisations in China

Postgraduate Talks:

Ms Lyndsey Kramer, University of York

Using Cyberspace as a Tool for Mobilizing E-collectivism and Cyber Union: ‘Another Social Work is Possible’

Mr Chong Zhang, Durham University

Skill-development but Class Stagnation of Chinese Labour in the Information Age

(Including lunch and refreshments)

Contact for more information about this event.

Contact Details

T: +44 (0) 191 334 5742

F: +44 (0) 191 334 5661