Understanding and transforming the experiences of south to south migration and labour exploitation

Paul Stewart (Organiser), Portes Virginio, F. V. (Organiser), Garvey, B. (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

Description

A two day conference and an accompanying field trip, will consider what could and should be the international response to a degradation of worker protections, increasing vulnerability on migrants crossing borders in the global south and the resulting cases of slave like labour.

The event will involve migrant workers , researchers, labour activists and advocates for employment protections from Europe, Latin America and beyond. The event is being supported by the international ESRC funded, action research project between Brazil, UK and France, "So Who IS Building Sustainable Development? Transforming exploitative work across southern migration corridors, Grenoble Ecole de Management"(https://www.politicaleconomyoflabour.org/pt-br/Temas/Trabalho-no-Sul-Global ). It is dedicated towards proposing and agreeing institutional and civil society responses beyond borders to the increased exploitation of migrant labour in the global south.
Period27 May 202029 May 2020
Event typeConference
Conference number1
LocationGrenoble, France
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • migration
  • labour
  • globalsouth