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1 Is AI good for our health? Join our host, philosopher Peter Millican, as he explores the topic "Is AI good for our health?" Peter Millican, Alison Noble, Paul Leeson, Jessica Morley 02 Nov 2018
2 How will the automation of jobs likely progress? In 2013 two Oxford academics published a paper entitled 'The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerisation?', estimating that 47% of U.S. jobs were at risk of automation. Peter Millican, Mike Osborne, Judy Stephenson, David Clifton 22 Oct 2018
3 The Untapped Potential of 'Work' for Looked After Young People – Challenges and Opportunities The seminar will explore the transformative potential of 'work' (ranging from paid employment to internships to volunteering) for marginalised young people. Robbie Gilligan 30 Apr 2018
4 Redefining the community firm? The unionization of part-time workers in the retail industry Arjan Keizer, Manchester Business School, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies. Arjan Keizer 26 Feb 2016
5 The Future of the Professions In an era when machines can out-perform human beings at most tasks what are the prospects for employment? Richard Susskind, Daniel Susskind, Joshua Hordern, Vili Lehdonvirta 16 Feb 2016
6 Creative Commons Neoliberalism workshop: Implications for future visions of work and organisation Richard White, Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography, Sheffield Hallam University, gives a talk for the Neoliberalism, Employment and the Law workshop at Wolfson College, Oxford, hosted the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society in November 2015. Ben Jackson 11 Dec 2015
7 Creative Commons Neoliberalism, Trade Unions and the Labour Market: An overview of the core ideological claims Ben Jackson, Associate Professor & Tutorial Fellow in Modern History, Faculty of History & University College, Oxford University, gives a talk at the Neoliberalism, Employment and the Law workshop at Wolfson College, Oxford. Ben Jackson 11 Dec 2015
8 Creative Commons The Neoliberal Construction of Modern Slavery: The Case of Migrant Domestic Workers Judy Fudge, Professor of Law, Kent Law School, University of Kent examines Modern Slavery as a causal effect of the emphasis on human trafficking, anti-immigration and criminal law rather than employment law for migrant domestic workers. Judy Fudge 11 Dec 2015
9 Creative Commons Neoliberalism Workshop: Contradictions in liberal reforms: The regulation of labour subcontracting Guy Mundlak, Professor at The Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University, gives a talk for the Neoliberalism workshop. Guy Mundlak 11 Dec 2015
10 Creative Commons Questioning the UK government’s vision of higher education and social mobility A public seminar from the Department of Education, given by Dr Susan James Relly, Assistant Director of SKOPE. Susan James Relly 09 Jun 2015
11 What can the lived experiences of white working class communities tell us about social cohesion? This briefing explores the lived experiences and concerns of segments of the majority population in Higher Blackley, a ward in the north of Manchester. Part of the COMPAS Breakfast Breifing Series. Daniel Silver 21 May 2015
12 Creative Commons Migrants at Work: Immigration & Vulnerability in Labour Law (Book launch) Launch of 'Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law' (Oxford University Press 2014), held on 13 February 2015. The volume is edited by Professor Cathryn Costello (RSC) and Emeritus Professor Mark Freedland ACL Davies, Julia O’Connell-Davison, Virginia Mantouvalou, Bernard Ryan 23 Feb 2015
13 Count me in - volunteers in museums Joy Todd, Oxford University Museums Outreach Manager, gives a talk on the successes of the Count me in project Joy Todd 21 Oct 2014
14 Creative Commons Measuring social outcomes in psychiatry Francis Vergunst is a DPhil student at Oxford University. He speaks to Dr Daniel Maughan about his research into how mental health care affects social outcomes such as housing and employment. Francis Vergunst 14 Apr 2014
15 Little paid and Overworked: Marriage prospects of low income Japanese men Dr Ekaterina Hertog, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, University of Oxford gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Ekaterina Hertog 25 Feb 2014
16 Beyond the Third Way in Labour Law: Towards the Constitutionalization of Labour Law? Professor Collins argues that New Labour was responsible for the real break from the political settlements of the Trade Disputes Act 1906. He suggests that a new social contract is required that constitutionalizes social and economic rights. Hugh Collins 02 Dec 2008