London School of Economics: Public lectures and events
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Public lectures and events hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science. LSE's public lecture programme features more than 200 events each year, where some of the most influential figures in the social sciences can be heard.
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Exploitation and the Gig Economy [Audio]
4 days ago
Speaker(s): Brhmie Balaram, Jason Moyer-Lee | The gig economy is on the rise and with it worries about exploitation. Leading experts will analyse how to deal with the challenges and opportunities of new ways of working. Brhmie Balaram (@Brhmie) is a Senior Researcher in the RSA’s Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing team. She leads the RSA’s research on the sharing economy. She was previously a researcher for the Independent Review of the Police Federation and for the influential RSA City Growth Commission. She has experience exploring issues of institutional reform, economic inequality and labour market disadvantage. Brhmie joined the RSA from the Institute of Public Policy Research and was formerly at The Work Foundation. Jason Moyer-Lee (@MoyerLee) is General Secretary, Independent Workers of Great Britain union. Robin Archer is Director of the Ralph Miliband Programme at LSE. The Ralph Miliband Programme (@RMilibandLSE) is one of LSE's most prestigious lecture series and seeks to advance Ralph Miliband's spirit of free social inquiry.
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Date published: 2017-02-24
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Great intellectual content. Lots of lectures great for social scientists.
Date published: 2013-10-12