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Impressions from #FLYGT2016 Conference at Christiansborg

After more than 16 years in Denmark, 17 May 2016 was the first time that I stepped foot inside the Danish Parliament, Christiansborg. I took part in the #FLYGT2016 conference organized by the University of Copenhagen. The presenters were researchers from the dry faculties of university (Law, Social Science, Theology and the Humanities), high ranking[…]

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Awakening our Global Social Consciousness

Today, the third Monday in January, is known as Blue Monday, “the most miserable day of the year”. According to Paula Jarzabkowski in her article in The Conversation “The combination of being fed up with winter, the grim aftermath of Christmas spending, and the back-to-work blues supposedly reach[es] a head on the third Monday of[…]

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Put our Shoulder to the Wheel: Confront the Informalisation of Employment

Recently Jan Bremen gave a public lecture at the University of Copenhagen on the rise of the informal economy in the ‘West’. At this and another seminar I attended relating to informal employment, experts in social research suggested that the phenomenon is practically non-existent in Denmark. Perhaps the root of this belief lies in the[…]

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Transgressing the Boundaries of Working Life

On my way to a conference, The Boundaries of Working Life, hosted by LabourNet at the University of Tampere in Finland, I came across an article about an initiative in Estonia that, for businesses and business owners worldwide, transgresses some of the boundaries of working life. Estonia is “the first country in the world offering e-residency[…]