7. The Future of WLB in Austerity and Beyond.

Friday 20 November 2015 at 9:45 am

Venue: The Keynes Library, Birkbeck, University of London

Hosts: Professor Suzan Lewis, Dr Roberta Guerrina, Dr Almuth McDowall, Dr Nicky Payne

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A SUMMARY OF THE SEMINAR

Programme

9:30

Arrivals and Coffee

10:20

Welcome

10:30-11:15

Professor Sylvia Walby, OBE “Crisis & Austerity in Europe” Click here to download Sylvia's biography and summary of her talk. Click here for further information about Sylvia's book "Crisis"

11:15-11.45

Dr Roberta Guerrina, “Socio-economic Challenges to work-life balance at times of Austerity". Click here to download Roberta's biography and summary of her talk

11:45-12:15

Dr Laura Den Dulk. “Self-Employment and work-life balance” Click here to download Laura's biography and summary of her talk. Click here to download Laura's slides

12:15-12:45

Group Discussion

12:45-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:15

Professor Ellen Kossek, “Workplace Interventions to benefit employees, organisations and society” Click here to download Ellen's biography and a summary of her talk

14:15-15:15

Break out groups to discuss the future of WLB in austerity and beyond for knowledge workers and vulnerable workers. How to move forward?

15:15-15:30

Coffee

15:30-16:30

Feedback from breakout groups and discussant reflections

Roundtable discussion (click here to download biographies):

Sachia Thompson (Ministry of Justice)

Cathy Rogan (Working Families Helpline)

Dr Charlotte Gascoigne (Timewise)

 


Files available for downloading