The aim of the projectd is to study how we can come to the improving of the monitoring of posted workers in the European Community.
Posting of Workers - quo vadis? KU Leuven
Four main objectives are defined: obtain an better view on the real size of posting of workers; obtain a better understanding of the motives of posting for both sending and receiving membe states, obtain a better understanding of the impact of posting for both sending and receiving member states and obtain a view on the possible actions to fight social dumping and fraud at European and national level.
History, Space and Heritage: A Critical Socio-spatial Analysis on Workers’ Villages in Post-industrial Northeast China KU Leuven
This research project seeks to investigate in depth three workers-districts (called workers’ villages) situated in Northeast China built by the Chinese government under the assistance from the Soviet government and experts in the period between 1950-1970: the ‘Tiexi District workers’ village in Shenyang’, the ‘FAW workers’ village in Changchun’, and the ‘Pingfang Aviation City in Harbin’. In the last decades Northeast China, like other areas ...
Learning above the size: customized learning towards a higher learning efficiency through the synchronization of professionalisation in the teaching competence of knowledge workers. University of Antwerp
The aim of the project is to contribute to the discussion on posting of workers in the transportsector. More precisely we would like to evaluate the job realocation in the transport sector within the EU due to an increased number of posted workers and would like to evaluate the impact of the posting of workers on national labour markets.
Improving the Labour Market Position of People with a Migration Background in Belgium University of Antwerp
Choreographies of Precariousness. A Transdisciplinary Study of the Working and Living Conditions in the Contemporary Dance Scenes of Brussels and Berlin. KU Leuven
In her influential article on “Cultural Entrepreneurialism: On the changing Relationship between the Arts, Culture and Employment” (2003), Andrea Ellmeier observes that in the post-Fordist work regime, artists, along with all creative workers, have become entrepreneurial individuals who work anywhere and anytime in exchange for low wages or immaterial income. In that context, Isabell Lorey introduces the idea that precarization can be defined ...
The transformation of the socio-economic left-right cleavage? Voting behand changing attitudes towards economy and social policies (1990-2015). KU Leuven
The Battle for the Right to Strike: An Intellectual History of the Networks of Employers, Trade Unions, and Social Ethicists Preparing, Defining, and Promoting Gaudium et Spes’ Teaching on Labor (1957-1968) KU Leuven
On December 7, 1965 the Second Vatican Council recognized the workers’ right to strike (Gaudium et Spes, § 68). This novelty in conciliar history and Catholic Social Teaching is a symbol for the hard-fought battle of networks with years of practical experience concerning the meaning of labor. This project will develop an intellectual history of three international representative networks that prepared, defined and further promoted a ...
Class, as a leading category that explains unequal social relations between labour and capital, emerged out of the context of a national state framework. This research examines how class is made and imagined in instances in which transnational processes of global capitalism release both capital and labour from the confines of a single nation state, and what remains of the nation state’s role as the guardian of particular class interests and ...