Call for Papers – ILERA WORLD CONGRESS 2018 – July 23 -27, 2018

The International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) has released the Call for Papers for the 2018 ILERA World Congress themed “Employment for a Sustainable Society: What Is to Be Done?” The Congress will be held in Seoul from July 23 to 27, 2018 providing opportunities for the discussion of … ———- Please continue reading

SASPEN brief: 8 new Briefs on Sustainability of Social Protection

In SASPEN briefs 1/2016 to 8/2016, eight presenters from the 2015 annual SASPEN Conference “Sustainability of Social Protection in the SADC: Economic Returns, Political Will and Fiscal Space” explore different facets of social protection and country case studies. Victoire Umuhire and Christoph Ernst of the International Labour Organisation discuss the … ———- Please continue reading

GLU CfP: Conference “Just Transition and the Role of Labour”

The Global Labour University (GLU) has issued a call of papers for the upcoming conference “Just Transition and the Role of Labour: Our Ecological, Social and Economic Future” September 28 to 30, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa The conference theme addresses global economic and political (dis)order which has had a tremendous impact … ———- Please continue reading

Public Works Social Protection or Scapegoat? New Blog on SASPEN INSIGHTS

A new SASPEN INSIGHTS Blog is out! In Why public work isn’t social protection, but just a scapegoat, Marianne Ulriksen challenges the prominent trend to combat under- and unemployment through public works schemes. She argues that while public works may be a tool in employment creation, it should not substitute … ———- Please continue reading