Tag: sociology of work

  • Very interesting workshop someone is organising in my department: Everyday Market Lives

    Call for a papers for a Workshop in the Sociology Department at the University of Warwick,  February 13th 2015 Everyday Market Lives Organised by Lynne Pettinger (Sociology, Warwick) and Liz Moor (Media & Communications, Goldsmiths) Deadline for abstracts: 31st October  2014 Capitalist societies routinely ask people to make judgements of value and worth, and to […]

  • ‘It’s not immaterial’ – Materiality at work

    BSA Work, Employment and Economic Life Study Group Seminar/Workshop ‘It’s not immaterial’ – Materiality at work Friday 24 January 2014, 13:30-17:00 BSA Meeting Room, Imperial Wharf, London. The BSA WEEL group is holding a half day seminar/workshop on materiality at work on Friday 24th January 1.30pm – 5pm. How does the material environment of work matter? […]

  • Researching Human Fatigue in the Workplace Network

    The Researching Human Fatigue in the Workplace network is holding a symposium on the 27th January, 2.30-5.30. We are delighted to be hosting two expert speakers on this topic followed by discussions. Professor Andy Smith, from Cardiff University, UK, will discuss “Cognitive fatigue at work: from the laboratory to the sea”. Professor Sabine Sonnentag, from the […]

  • Call for Papers on Young People, Precarious Work and Trade Unionism

    Call for Papers on Young people, Precarious Work and Trade Unionism SASE/Chicago 2014 Mini-Conference, July 10-12, 2014 We invite abstracts on the topic of ‘Young People, Precarious Work and Trade Unionism’ for a mini-conference at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society for Advancement of Socio-Economics, Northwestern University and the University of Chicago. The transition […]