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Essential for What? A Conversation on the Global Dimensions of Essential Work

June 3 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

A pivotal dimension of COVID-19 has been the classification of certain work(ers) as essential. In dialogue with Sara Stevano, lead author of “Essential for What? A Global Social Reproduction View on the Re-organisation of Work during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” respondents will discuss their own research on essential work.

Sara Stevano
Lecturer, Department of Economics, SOAS

In discussion with:

Mechele Dickerson
Arthur L. Moller Chair in Bankruptcy Law and Practice & University Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Texas at Austin School of Law

Karen Engle
Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law and Founder and Co-Director, Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, University of Texas at Austin School of Law
&
Samuel Tabory
PhD Student, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

Sharmila Rudrappa
Professor of Sociology & Director of the South Asia Institute, University of Texas at Austin

Moderated by: Neville Hoad
Associate Professor of English & Co-Director, Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, University of Texas at Austin

 

Relevant Research Clusters: Care Work, Essential Work, Work Across the Global South

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Date:
June 3
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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