October 2019
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October 2019

Sciopero generale dei portuali cileni: blocco dei porti e mobilitazione internazionale

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Lo scorso 21 ottobre il sindacato di lavoratori portuali chileno, Unión Portuaria de Chile, ha dato il via a uno sciopero indefinito contro la repressione, lo Stato d’Eccezione e il coprifuoco, decretati e attuati dal governo di Sebastián Piñera in risposta all’insurrezione popolare (segnaliamo questo post di Nicolas Palacios che…

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Presentazione di “Un mondo logistico. Sguardi critici su lavoro, migrazioni, politica e globalizzazione”

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Bologna, venerdì 11 ottobre 2019 Con Niccolò Cuppini, Irene Peano, Sandro Mezzadra, Maurilio Pirone Nel post di sotto tovate tutte le info sull’evento e sul libro: Presentazione a Bologna di Un mondo logistico. Sguardi critici sul lavoro, migrazioni, politica e globalizzazione  

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De Stavola – A New Platform Union. The Case of Rappi in Mexico City

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Here the second video of Into the Black Box session at RC21 conference “In and Beyond the City” RC21 Conference 18-21 September, Delhi Roundtable The Global Challenges of Platform Economy: A Trans-Urban Perspective Federico De Stavola – A New Platform Union. The Case of Rappi in Mexico City   The platforms,…

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Mariana Manriquez – The Case of Uber Drivers in Monterrey

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Here the first video of Into the Black Box session at RC21 conference “In and Beyond the City” Roundtable The Global Challenges of Platform Economy: A Trans-Urban Perspective Mariana Manriquez – The Case of Uber Drivers in Monterrey Uber, the virtual service that connects drivers to passenger, presents a novel form…

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Experiencing the City. Spring School on Critical Theories and Visual Methods

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The city is more and more one of the main concepts of contemporary critical theory. Nevertheless, the very possibility to define what a city is remains at stake of contemporary theoretical, empirical and even political debates. The “academic babel” of contemporary urban studies is marked by a proliferation of approaches,…

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The algorithm and the city. Call for Contributions

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Call for contributions to a Special issue of Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation The theme The use of online platforms to organise the supply of services has major implications for the way that the labour involved in creating and delivering these services is managed. Recent research has shown an exponential…

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