Events


2020

27 January:  We hosted a public seminar entitled 'Shaping labour markets in the EU. The 'new' skills of migrant workers'. Our guest was Devi Sacchetto from University of Padova, Italy.

Everybody was very welcome.

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Sacchetto seminar poster
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2019

12 November:  We co-organised with EPSU and the Rosa Luxembourg Foundation the launch of Madelaine Moore's book Wellsprings of Resistance - Struggles over water in Europe. In addition to the author (University of Kassel), the speakers included Pablo Sánchez Centellas (EPSU) and Imre Szabó (UCD). The event was moderated by Federico Tomasone (Rosa Luxembourg Foundation) and topped off by a wine reception.

Everybody was very welcome. See also the event and the video on Facebook.

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Wellsprings of Resistance - poster
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28-30 October:  The ERC team held a public workshop at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence (Italy) in conjunction with the Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS). The team discussed their first project findings with S. Bartolini, B. Laffan, P. Schmitter, A. Héritier (EUI); G. Meardi, L. Cini (SNS); M. Dawson (Hertie School); and D. Sacchetto (University of Padova).

Everybody was very welcome. Please register here.

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EUI-SNS Workshop 2019
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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 (Ireland) with Clivia Conrad (ver.di, Germany) and Razvan Gae (Sanitas, Romania) on 'Trade Union Perspectives on the EU's New Economic Governance in Healthcare and Water Services'. Darragh Golden moderated their discussion. 


30 May:  Martin Seeleib-Kaiser from University of Tübingen (Germany) covered EU Citizenship, Freedom of Movement and Social Protection  in the fourth UCD Spring Seminar. 

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

20 March:  Our second guest, Christian Joerges from Hertie School of Governance Berlin (Germany), 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 (Germany), presented on European Health Policies in a Global Social Policy Context.

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

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



2018

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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UCD/ETUI public seminar - Trade unions and the polity: agendas and alliances
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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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ERC Launch Poster
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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