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When law comes to town: the European legal framework for digital labour platforms in the “collaborative economy”

by Antonio Aloisi (MWF-LAW) The European labour market is experiencing radical change, fuelled by digitalisation, “platformisation”, and demographic dynamics. Think of pioneers such as the ride-hailing company Uber, the on-demand delivery multinational corporations Deliveroo and Foodora, the cleaning services firm Helpling or the professional freelancing dispatcher UpWork. How many times do you use their apps […]

Global Justice and Populism Workshop

Call for papers workshop organized by Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric and the Global Justice Network Hosted by the Max Weber Programme, European University Institute Organizers: Miriam Ronzoni (Manchester) and Tiziana Torresi (Adelaide). Dates: June 3rd – 4th 2019. Location: The European University Institute, Fiesole (Florence), Italy. CFP Deadline: January 31st 2019. Keynote speakers: Nadia Urbinati (Columbia); Benjamin McKean (Ohio State); and […]

National Political Communities and International Institutions

Max Weber Programme Multidisciplinary Research Workshop, 11, 12 June 2018 Workshop organizers: Angelo Caglioti, León Castellanos-Jankiewicz, Madeleine Dungy Workshop financial Sponsors: Max Weber Programme, Max Weber Occasional Lecture Series, EUI Department of History and Civilization, Pieter Judson Western democracies are displaying an increasing ambivalence towards liberal internationalism, as seen in the rise of populist, nationalist, and […]