News


2018

November:  Roland Erne (UCD) and James Gross (Cornell University) will host a joint video conference on Migrant workers' rights as human rights on 15 Nov. Roland Erne and Jamie Jordan will lead the 3-day long field trip to Brussels (Belgium) from 21-23 November. The group will stay at the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe.

October:  On 11 October, we organised a public seminar on the special issue 24-2, 2018 of the Sage journal Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research  entitled Trade unions and the polity: agendas and alliances.

September:  For the first time, Roland Erne and Vincenzo Maccarrone led a new study field trip to Florence (Italy, 1-4 September). The group was hosted by the CISL Study Center. Roland Erne was invited to open the conference La fin d'un monde? Salariat, sundicats et politiques du travail face aux reformes liberales in Paris (France, 6 September). He was also invited as keynote speaker at the Industrial Relations in Europe Conference IREC 2018 in Leuven (Belgium, 10-12 September). The ERC project team delivered first research findings in two panels on 11 September.

June:  Roland Erne and Jamie Jordan delivered a presentation at the UCD HRM & Employment Relations Research Seminar in the UCD Smurfit School of Business on 14 June.

May:  On 17 May, Roland Erne attended the annual meeting of the Network of the European Masters in Labour Studies at Warwick Business School (UK). Unite the UNION had invited him to give a presentation at their Bargaining for Progress seminar in Dublin on 10 May. He also published two articles in the SAGE journal Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research. The full texts are accessible through the publications section.

April:  The call for applications for Doctoral Fellowships within the ERC project Labour Politics & the EU's New Economic Governance Regime closed on 10 April. Ludwig Zurbriggen from the Lucerne School of Business in Switzerland joined as Visiting Fellow.

March:  The ERC Public Launch event took place in the UCD Smurfit School of Business on 13 March. Visiting Fellow Rolle Alho left to return to Helsinki.


2017

November:  Roland Erne and Vincenzo Maccarone led the 3-day long field trip to Brussels (Belgium) from 22-24 November. The group was accommodated by the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe.

September:  UCD appointed Dr Stavroula Demetriades - Senior Research Manager at Eurofound in Dublin - to the position of Adjunct Professor in HRM and Employment Relations.

June:  We organised a field trip to Eurofound on 13 June and hosted a UCD Jean Monnet Chair Lunchtime Seminar Series on 14/15 June. Rolle Alho from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland joined as Visiting Fellow.


2016

November:  Roland Erne and Vincenzo Maccarone led the 3-day long field trip to Brussels (Belgium) from 16-18 November. The group was accommodated by the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe.