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European Labor History in Global Context
Open to the Public
Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 5:30pm
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Monday, February 1, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

The talk will discuss the necessity to redefine the working class, the worldwide precarianization of labor; the importance of subsistence labor; and as a result, a reconsideration of what capitalism actually is.

Marcel van der Linden  is a Senior Research Fellow at the International Institute of Social History; Professor of Social Movement History at the University of Amsterdam; and President of the International Social History Association. He published widely on the social history of labor.

The lecture forms part of the Public Lecture Series ‘Studying Labor in the 21st Century’