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In the fall semester 2020, the Institute hosted five events. The sessions are all available on our YouTube channel.

Can Trump Win the Upcoming November Election?

Fred Block, University of California, Davis; Robert Kuttner, Co-Editor of The American Prospect; Margaret R. Somers, University of Michigan

Moderator: Daniel Salée, Concordia University

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Démocratiser le travail: Une conversation sur les leçons de la pandémie

Modérateurs: Marguerite Mendelll, Université Concordia and Gregor Murray, Université de Montréal

Auteures du Manifeste: Adelle Blackett, Université McGill; Isabelle Ferreras, UCLouvain; Dominique Méda, Université Paris Dauphine

Commentaires: Nil Ataogul, TUA; Pierre-Antoine Harvey, CSQ; Josée Lamoureux, CSN; Jonathan Vallée-Payette, FTQ

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

In collaboration with Partenariat du CRIMT sur l'expérimentation institutionnelle et l'amélioration du travail and de l’Industrie 4.0, travail et emploi de l’Observatoire international sur les impacts sociétaux de l’IA et du numérique.

Democratizing Work: A Conversation on the Lessons of the Current Pandemic for the World of Work

Dialogue about the Democratizing Work Manifesto

Moderators: Marguerite Mendell, Concordia University and Gregor Murray, Université de Montréal

Manifesto Authors: Julie Battilana, Harvard University and Isabelle Ferreras, Université catholique de Louvain

Discussants: Lana Payne, UNIFOR; Andrew Jackson, Broadbent Institute; Esteban Kelly, U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives;  Jim Stanford, Centre for Future Work

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

In collaboration with CRIMT Partnership on Institutional Experimentation for Better Work and Industry 4.0, Work and Employment of the International Observatory of the Societal Impacts of AI and Digital Technology.

Brexit, Trump, Deindustrialization & the Politics of Our Time: A Round Table

Chairperson: Steven High, Concordia University

Participants: Stefan Berger, Ruhr University – Bochum; James Rhodes, University of Manchester; Petra Dolata, University of Calgary; Lachlan MacKinnon, Cape Breton University

Friday, November 27, 2020

Book Launch: Karl Polanyi and the Contemporary Political Crisis

Peadar Kirby, University of Limerick, Ireland

Speakers: Lucy Russell, Editor, Bloomsbury Publishing; Peadar Kirby, University of Limerick, Ireland; and Attila Melegh, Director, Karl Polanyi Center for Global Studies, Budapest, Hungary

Message from Michael Higgins, President of Ireland

Moderator: Margie Mendell, Concordia University

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

In collaboration with Bloomsbury Publishing, London, U.K.

 


15th International Karl Polanyi Conference

The Role of the State in the post-COVID 21st Century

April 21-24, 2021, Concordia University
Conference Website

 

 



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