International Francqui Chair 2017-2018 Flexible employment regimes and social inequalities

19 octobre 2017

A co-operative workshop series with Prof. Steven Vallas, hosted by the inviting universities: KULeuven, UCL, UHasselt, ULB, ULg, Universiteit Antwerpen, Universiteit Gent, VUB.

Workshop 1, Thursday October 19, 2017, Louvain-la-Neuve (12.00 – 17.00, LECL93*)

Negotiating precarity: Comparative perspectives on post-fordist employment regimes

Organizers: Valeria Pulignano (KULeuven) & Laurent Taskin (UCL)


12.00 Welcome lunch

12.45 Welcome word (Laurent Taskin)

13.00 Introduction to the thematic (Valeria Pulignano & Steven Vallas)

13.30 Employment quality in Europe: prevalence, evolution over time and country distribution” by Karen Van Aerden, Kim Bosmans & Christophe Vanroelen (VUB)

            Discussants: Laurianne Terlinden (UCL)

14.15 Dealing with insiders and outsiders in workplace transformation: How managers enact labour relations in the blended workforce” by Marie-Rachel Jacob (EM Lyon Business School)

Discussants: Olivier Jégou (UCL)

            15.00 Coffee break

15.15 “A cross-national analysis of labour market divides and their social configuration in Europe during the economic and financial crisis” by Nadja Doerflinger, Valeria Pulignano and Martin Lukac (KULeuven)

16.00 “Respective Roles of Employer Strategies and Institutions on Job Quality, by Stéphanie Coster (UCL)

            16.45 Observations and conclusions, by Steven Vallas

*LECL93 meeting room, Collège J. Leclercq, Place Montesquieu, 1, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve