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CGLR Conference - Capitalism and Work

Starts: 12 January 2011

The Centre for Global Labour Research invites you to participate in this one day conference to mark the contribution of Professor Theo Nichols to the sociology of work.

Cardiff University, School of Social Sciences, January 12th 2011

This one day conference explored themes in the sociology of work to which Theo Nichols made a telling contribution in his long and varied academic career. Papers reflected on Theo’s contribution but also examined recent developments in the areas in which he worked. The conference featured empirical, theoretical and methodological papers, a selection of which will be published in Work, Employment and Society, a journal that was once edited by Theo.

A total of 30 papers were presented during the one-day event, including papers by many of Theo Nichols’ PhD students. Huw Beynon, co-researcher, colleague and friend of Theo, also presented and assessed Theo’s position in the sociology of work.

Speakers included: Rick Delbridge (Cardiff Business School), Ben Bauman (LSE), Brian McDonagah (London Metropolitan), Debbie Foster (Cardiff Business School), Alex Bryson (NIESR), Tony Elger (Warwick), Alan Felstead (Cardiff School of Social Sciences), Fang Lee Cooke (RMIT), Ralph Fevre (Cardiff School of Social Sciences) Dave Lyddon (Keele), Andy Danford (UWE), Dermot O’Reilly (Lancaster), Steve Proctor (Newcastle), Guy Vernon (Southampton), Peter Armstrong (Leicester), Pamela Robinson (Birmingham) and Jonathan Morris (Cardiff Business School).

Contact - ParkinVA@cf.ac.uk for further information.

 

Some of the conference papers can be accessed below.

 

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