13 December: Researchers at the UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy made a series of short presentations, where also Roland Erne outlined the project. The Geary Research Day was an opportunity to discover the depth and breadth of ongoing research at the Institute.
11 October: We hosted a public seminar on the special issue 24-2, 2018 of the Sage journal Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research entitled Trade unions and the polity: agendas and alliances.
11 September: Roland Erne was invited as keynote speaker at the Industrial Relations in Europe Conference IREC 2018 in Leuven (Belgium, 10-12 September). The ERC project team delivered first research findings in two panels.
14 June: Roland Erne and Jamie Jordan introduced the project at the UCD HRM & Employment Relations Research Seminar in the UCD Smurfit School of Business: Labour Politics and the EU's New Economic Governance Regime.
10 May: Roland Erne presented on collective bargaining in the EU at the Unite the UNION Ireland seminar Bargaining for Progress: Collective bargaining in Ireland - realities, aspirations and workers' rights.
13 March: We celebrated publicly the start of the project at our ERC Public Launch Event.
One of the world's leading scholars in European Union studies and comparative labour politics, Philippe C. Schmitter, from the European University Institute in Florence, delivered a thought-provoking keynote speech. Lisa O'Neill performed live three labour-related songs. Cooking for the end of Direct Provision, OurTable refreshed our numerous guests with delicious food and drinks.
14/15 June: We hosted a UCD Jean Monnet Chair Lunchtime Seminar Series.
Global Restructuring & Resistance
Labour Politics & the Euro Zone Crisis in Portugal & Greece
15 June 2017
Inclusion or Exclusion?
Trade Union Strategies and Labour Migration
14 June 2017
Between institutions and movements
Comparing union strategies in fashion retail in Italy and US
14 June 2017