Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Public conference Closing Event Francqui Chair Steven Vallas

Flexible work and social inequality: 
Renegotiating the future of the labour market

8 February 2018

Organizers: Patrizia Zanoni (UHasselt) and Valeria Pulignano (KU Leuven)

Room: Grote Aula  
UHasselt, Oude Gevangenis
Martelarenlaan 42, 3500 Hasselt



Welcome by Prof. Luc De Schepper, Rector Magnificus UHasselt  
Welcome by Prof. Piet Pauwels, Dean of the Faculty of Business Economics
Welcome by Prof. Steven Vallas, International Francqui Chair Holder  
Welcome by Prof. Patrizia Zanoni, Faculty of Business Economics, Director of SEIN – Identity, Diversity & Inequality Research

Presentation of speakers by Valeria Pulignano (KU Leuven)


Precarious work and protective gaps: strategies for more inclusive labour markets by Jill Rubery, Professor and Director of the Work and Equalities Institute , University of Manchester (UK)


European Integration, Mobility Traps and the Pan-European Precariat by Nathan Lillie, Professor of Social and Public Policy, University of Jyväskylä (Finland)


New solidarities: organising and organised precarious workers from a UK perspective by Jane Hardy, Professor, University of Hertfordshire (UK)


Coffee break in the foyer

Presentation of speakers by Patrizia Zanoni (UHasselt)


Social dumping in transport: the road to Slovakia, by John Reynaerts, Deputy federal secretary, BTB-ABVV 


Social rights and protection under pressure in the platform-economy, by Jeroen Vandamme, National Trade Union Officer LBC-NKV of ACV-CSC


Bridging autonomy and protection of workers: the case of SMart, by Sarah de Heusch, Project Officer for Development and Strategy Unit of SMart 


Panel discussion with Jill Rubery, Nathan Lillie, Jane Hardy, Jeroen Vandamme, John Reynaerts and Sarah de Heusch moderated by Patrizia Zanoni 


Reception in the foyer


*Participation is free of charge but registering is required before 25/01/2018 

Eline Jammaers
SEIN - Identity, Diversity & (In)equality Research
T +32(0)11 26 86 73
Universiteit Hasselt - Campus Hasselt
Martelarenlaan 42 - B-3500 Hasselt
AB Units - 122

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