Dying for an iPhone: The Hidden Struggle of China’s Workers | University of Oxford

Dying for an iPhone: The Hidden Struggle of China’s Workers

Speaker
Jenny Chan
Event date
Event time
16:30 - 18:00
Venue
Oxford Internet Institute
1 St Giles
Oxford
OX1 3JS
Venue details

Seminar Room

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

Jenny Chan is Lecturer of Sociology at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford. Educated at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Hong Kong, she was a Reid Research Scholar while pursuing her PhD at the University of London. In 2013-2014 she received the prestigious Great Britain-China Educational Award. Currently she serves as Board Member of the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Labor Movements (2014-2018). Her recent articles have appeared in Current Sociology, Modern China, Human Relations, Critical Asian Studies, Global Labor Journal, The Asia-Pacific Journal, The South Atlantic Quarterly, New Labor Forum, and New Technology, Work and Employment. She is co-writing with PUN Ngai and Mark SELDEN for her first book provisionally entitled Dying for an iPhone: The Hidden Struggle of China’s Workers.

To book, please email your name and affiliation to events@oii.ox.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)1865 287210.