Call for Papers: Polish Sociological Association (Sociology of Work Section)

Social boundaries of work. Changes in the sphere of work in the 21st century capitalism

The conference is organised by the Sociology of Work Section of the Polish Sociological Association and the Institute of Sociology, University of Wrocław (Poland) in cooperation with the Students’ Circle for Social Initiatives, University of Wroclaw and the Wrocław Branch of the Polish Sociological Association. The conference will take place at the Institute of Sociology, University of Wrocław, on 14-15 November 2014.

The conference will be organised around two main thematic blocks: (1) a interdisciplinary theoretical panel in which the sociological, philosophical, ethical, legal and economic ways of defining work, labour and employment will be discussed from comparative and historical perspectives; (2) a practical panel for which practitioners active in shaping labour market policies and career counselling will be invited (employers, trade unions, career counsellors, policy-makers).

Paper proposals should be sent before 31 March 2014 to:
Conference papers are planned to be published in the special issues of two Polish academic journals – Forum Socjologiczne and Humanizacja Pracy.

The special guest of the conference will be Professor Guy Standing, the author of several books on the changing nature of work and employment in contemporary societies, among others “The Precariat. The new dangerous class” (Bloomsbury Academic 2011).

Please make use of the registration form attached.
More information are available in the call for papers attached as well.

Conference webpage:

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