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Beyond discrimination: Migrants, difference and unequal ‘subsumption’ in contemporary capitalism

Research
Society and economy

Welcome to the lunch webinar "Beyond discrimination: Migrants, difference and unequal ‘subsumption’ in contemporary capitalism", presented by Organizing Integration at the University of Gothenburg. Professor Patrizia Zanoni from the Hasselt University in Belgium will talk about her research about migration and inequality.

Seminar,
Webinar
Date
28 Sep 2021
Time
12:00 - 13:00
Location
Zoom
Accessibility
vedran.omanovic@handels.gu.se

Participants
Presenter: Professor Patrizia Zanoni, Faculty of Business Economics, Hasselt University, Belgium. Chair in Organization Studies, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Moderator: Vedran Omanović, Senior Lecturer and Researcher, School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg University
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This webinar is in English.
Organizer
Organizing Integration at the Gothenburg Research Institute and the Department of Business Administration at GU

Professor Patrizia Zanoni argues that, to understand inequalities along migration background, gender,

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disability, et cetera, we need to abandon classical understandings of the firm as an employer and a workplace. Drawing on her recent work on the platform economy, posted work within the EU, and an Amazon warehouse in Poland, Patrizia shows how contemporary capitalism ‘subsumes’, or integrates, diverse labor in ways that extract maximal value for capital accumulation.

Attached are two of Patrizia’s recent publications (a book chapter and an article) that will be some of the grounds for this presentation. 

Very much welcome!