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OPENING & KEYNOTE ROUNDTABLE

May 24 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This event officially inaugurates the 2021 Pop-Up Institute: “Beyond the Future of Work: New Paradigms for Addressing Global Inequality.” After opening remarks on the urgent need to rethink work and livelihood, this roundtable reconvenes speakers from our Fall 2020 Colloquium “Inequality, Labor, and Human Rights: The Future of Work in the Age of Pandemic” for an interdisciplinary conversation about the future of work and livelihoods, addressing themes from across each of the five research clusters: AI and Technology, Artistic Labor and the Humanities, Care Work, Essential Work, and Work across the Global South.

OPENING OF THE POP-UP INSTITUTE:
Beyond the Future of Work

Welcome

Alison Preston
Interim Vice President for Research & Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

Opening Remarks

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

&

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

KEYNOTE OPENING ROUNDTABLE

Adelle Blackett
Professor of Law & Canada Research Chair in Transnational Labour Law and Development at the Faculty of Law, McGill University 

Aaron Benanav
Postdoctoral Researcher, Humboldt Universität, Berlin 

Prabha Kotiswaran
Professor of Law and Social Justice, King’s College London 

Juan De Lara
Associate Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California-Dornsife 

Moderated by Karen Engle
Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law & Founder and Co-Director, Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, University of Texas at Austin School of Law 

 

Relevant Research Clusters: AI and Technology, Artistic Labor and the Humanities, Care Work, Essential Work, Work Across the Global South