Events


2019

14 June:  Sabina Stan participated in the first regional workshop of the joint HOSPEEM-EPSU 2019-20 EU-funded project 'Strengthening Social Dialogue in the Hospital Sector in the East, South and Central Europe' in Bucharest (Romania). This workshop concerned Eastern Europe.

12 June:  Roland Erne closed the Spring Seminar Series with the question:The Multinational Firm - The Archetype for the New EU Governance Regime? 

5 June:  Sabina Stan and Imre Szabó organised a fringe meeting at the 10th EPSU Congress in Dublin. Darragh Golden moderated their discussion with Clivia Conrad (ver.di, German) and Razvan Gae (Sanitas, Romania) on 'Trade Union Perspectives on the EU's New Economic Governance in Healthcare and Water Services'.

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30 May:  Martin SEELEIB-KAISER from University of Tübingen covered EU Citizenship, Freedom of Movement and Social Protection  in the fourth Spring Seminar. 

Darragh Golden presented the co-authored article in the British Journal of Industrial Relations  at the European Studies Centre Deakin Fellow Conference 'Trade Unions, Democracy and Political Power in Europe' at the University of Oxford.

15 May:  The third event of the Spring Seminar Series opened the floor to Nicolas JABKO from John Hopkins University Baltimore, who talked about Contested Governance - The New Repertoire of the Eurozone Crisis  (article here).

The seminars will take place at 12:00pm in the Quinn School, room Q233, except on 30 May at 13:00 in Q011.

All are very welcome! Please email bianca.foehrer@ucd.ie to secure your place.


4 May:  Vincenzo Maccarrone presented on 'The new European economic governance and its impact on national industrial relations' at the Historical Materialism Conference in Athens, Greece.

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2 May:  Our two ERC PhD students presented at the annual UCD Graduate Research Student Symposium. The symposium is an opportunity for early and advanced stage students to present their research as well as for the Schools of Social Sciences & Law and Business to 'show-case' the rich variety in their graduate research. Costanza Galanti inquired about Healthcare and domestic care workers of Europe unite? Transnational solidarity under European new economic governance. Mary Naughton portrayed The EU's new economic governance and healthcare unions.

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2 April:  Sabina Stan presented on the Impact of European policies on the privatisation of healthcare at the conference 'Our Health Is Not For Sale! How to prevent health commercialisation and privatisation at EU level?'. The conference was live-streamed from the European Parliament (Brussels). Full conference brochure here.

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20 March:  Our second guest, Christian JOERGES from Hertie School of Governance Berlin, outlined that "Das Recht hört hier auf" (The Law Runs Out Here) - European Law after the Turn to New Modes of Economic Governance.

6 March:  The first invited speaker of our UCD Spring Seminar Series, Alexandra KAASCH from Bielefeld University, presented on European Health Policies in a Global Social Policy Context.

The seminars will take place at 12:00pm in the Quinn School, room Q233, except the seminar on 30 May at 13:00. 

All are very welcome! Please email bianca.foehrer@ucd.ie to secure your place.



2018

13 December:  Roland Erne outlined the ERC project at the UCD Geary Research Day 2018.

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11 October:  We hosted an international 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.

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19 September:  Imre Szabó was invited to present on 'The changing balance of collective agreements and statutory management in public service employment relations - European comparison' at the conference Future of the Labour Law in Miskolc (Hungary).

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

6 September:  Roland Erne was invited as keynote speaker to open the conference La fin d'un monde? Salariat, sundicats et politiques du travail face aux réformes libérales of the Association Francaise de Sociologie (AFS) in Paris.

17/19 July:  Roland Erne and Sabina Stan presented two papers at the International Sociological Association (ISA) World Congress of Sociology 2018 in Toronto (Canada, 15-21 July). The papers viewed From Horizontal Market Integration to Vertical Integration Effected through the Direct Surveillance of Member States. Labour Movements and the EU's New Economic Governance Regime (17 Jul) and dealt with Migration, Access to Health and EU's New Economic Governance Regime (19 Jul).

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.

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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.

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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. 


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(Andy Storey mentions OurTable in his article about Direct Provision in Ireland.)


2017

14/15 June:  We hosted a UCD Jean Monnet Chair Lunchtime Seminar Series.

Jamie Jordan

University of Nottingham

Global Restructuring & Resistance

Labour Politics & the Euro Zone Crisis in Portugal & Greece

15 June 2017


Rolle Alho

University of Jyväskylä

Inclusion or Exclusion?

Trade Union Strategies and Labour Migration

14 June 2017


Stefano Gasparri

Warwick Business School

Between institutions and movements

Comparing union strategies in fashion retail in Italy and US

14 June 2017