Re-empowering the Labour Movement

CFP: ISA forum, Barcelona, Sep 2008

Call for Papers

International Sociological Association Research Committee on Labour Movements Barcelona, September 5 - 8 2008

Within the framework of the ISA Forum of Sociology in Barcelona, the Research Committee on Labour Movements is organising a conference stream with the general theme 'Re-empowering the Labour Movement' and an open stream for more general papers related to current developments in labour and trade unionism. There will be a panel on current European trade union responses to globalisation and other current challenges, convened by Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick and Richard Hyman.

Deadline for expressions of interest: 29 February Deadline for abstracts: 30 April

For papers for the general sessions contact the President Dan Clawson, [mailto][/mailto] or the Secretary Rob Lambert, [mailto][/mailto]

For the European trade union session contact Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick, [mailto][/mailto] or Richard Hyman, [mailto][/mailto].

More general information on the ISA Forum of Sociology can be found at

Registration fees are € 200 for ISA members (€ 300 non-members) before 31 May, € 70 (€ 110) for students.