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PROGRAMME WORK2015

 

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 (8.30-17.30)
8.00
 
Registration opens  (conference desk is open all day)
 
8.30-9.30
Session 1
9.30-10.00
Coffee to go
10.00 – 11.30
Opening
University of Turku representative: Professor Kalle-Antti Suominen, Vice-Rector (Research)

Keynote:

How do Technologies Change Work and Organizations
Professor Stephen R. Barley (Stanford University, USA)
 
 
11.30 – 13.00
Session 2
13.00 – 14.00
Lunch
14.00 – 15.00

Semiplenary 1: 

Excavating meaning at work: Ethnographies of the modern workplace
 
Professor Steven Vallas
(Northeastern University, USA)
 
Professor Paul Leonardi
(University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)
 
Assistant Professor Ashley Mears
(Boston University, USA)
 

Semiplenary 2:

Sponsored by SITRA

Choosing the Future of Work in the Platform Economy

Professor John Zysman (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

 
​​​​The Third Way. Work between being an employee and a contractor 
 
15.00 – 15.30
Coffee to go
15.30– 17.30
Session 3
17.30 – 19.30
Reception at Turku School of Economics
Representative of City of Turku: Elina Rantanen, Vice-chair of city board

Thursday, 20 August 2015 (8.30-17.30)

8.30 – 10.00
Session 4
10.00 – 10.30
Coffee to go
10.30-12.00
Session5
12.00 – 13.00
 
Keynote: 
Back to the Future? Gender, Generations, Migration and Precarious Employment
Professor Linda McDowell (University of Oxford, UK)
 
13.00 – 14.00
Lunch
14.00– 15.00
 
Keynote: 
Who is Actually Working in the Contemporary University and Who Values That Work? - A Rethinking of the New Meaning of Valuable Work in the Academy
Professor, Vice-Principal Rosemary Deem (University of London, UK)
 
15.00 – 15.30
Coffee to go
15.30 – 17.30
Session 6
19.30 – 23.00
Dinner

Friday, 21 August 2015 (8.30-16.30)

8.30 – 10.00
Session 7
10.00 – 10.30
Coffee to go
10.30-11.30
 
Keynote: 
Assembling Unemployment
Professor Lisa Adkins (Newcastle University, Australia; Universities of Turku and Tampere, Finland)
 
11.30 – 12.30
Lunch
12.30 – 13.15
 
Keynote: 
Towards Sociological Understanding of Restructuring and Displaced Workers' Employment
Professor Pertti Koistinen (University of Tampere, Finland)
 
13.15 – 13.30
Coffee to go
13.30-15.00
Session8
15.00-16.30
Session 9

 

 


 
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