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Seminar on Migrants, Workplace and Community: exploring the intersections o...

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University of Leeds Business School,

Room 1.02

Clarendon Road

Leeds, LS2 9JT

Leeds, LS2 9

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Everyone is welcome to come along to this seminar

It is titled 'Civic and labour engagements as avenues for the integration and social cohesion of migrants: exploring the intersections of race, class and gender and marginalized identities'

This seminar will focus on how identity and oppression mobilise people to act, more specifically, how these different forms of oppression intersect such that individuals are able to come together to act for the common good.

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10.00: Coffee and registration

10.15: Welcome

10.30-11.30: Gabriella Alberti: Trade union strategies towards organizing migrant workers in the UK: A call for a multi-level intersectional approach

11.30-12.30: Jean Jenkins: A Woman’s Work: Organisation and Resistance in the Indian Garment Secto

12.30-1.30: Lunch

1.30-2.30: Joyce Jiang: The limitations of community organising: An analysis of intra-community tensions among Polish immigrant workers in South Somerset, UK

2.30-3.30: Heather Connolly: Class and identity politics in the representation of migrant workers: comparing France and the UK

3.30-3.45pm: Coffee

3.15pm-4.45pm: Julie Hearn: Migrant cleaners fight for survival at the University of London

4.45pm-5pm: Final comments

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