Yearly Archive
for: ‘2015’

Making the most of the Intercultural Classroom: Bauhaus University Weimar

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar has a highly international student population and works actively to offer their teaching staff tools for making the most of the diverse learning environment. I’ve been invited twice to lead workshops on the intercultural classroom, most recently in December 2014 for the Expertenforum VI: „The Intercultural Classroom: From Theory to Practice.“ Gemeinsam wollten wir […]

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How employers today can create a better world of work tomorrow

The „Human Resources Management Expertenkreis des Gesamtverbandes Kommunikationsagenturen (GWA)“ invited me to Hamburg on 18. June 2015 to speak about Generation Y and the ways in which employers can be more attractive to this high potential group. I was happy to meet the Human Resources Managers from across Germany, hear what they face in their […]

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What kinds of people fuel the new backlash? Why do we need limits on paid work?

A continuation of the Blog on the new Backlash: why we need to defend work-life research and policies, from my presentation at the Conference „6th International Community, Work and Family Conference in Malmö, Sweden from 19-22 May 2015“. This presentation and blog were inspired by my response to Thomas Vasek’s book „Work-Life Bullshit“ which we […]

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A new backlash? How to Defend Work-Family Policies: Presentation in Malmö, Sweden

Work-family policies and programming have made enormous leaps forward in the public and private sectors in the last decades of the 20th century and first decades of the 21st century. The goal, broadly and generally stated, is enabling paid work, unpaid work, family care, self-care, and community involvement to all be part of a normal […]

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Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Study of Economy and Society, Cornell University

This month I am a visiting fellow at the Center for the Study of Economy and Society, at the Department of Sociology at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Prof. Victor Nee leads this Center, and he was also my theory professor when I began graduate school here 19 years ago at Cornell, so it […]

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