Conferences

Upcoming Conferences, workshops, and invited lectures (* = personal invitation)

2017    Co-organising mini-conference on Transnational Governance of Global Production in a New Era of Information Sharing: Prospects and Challenges for Labor, Business, and the Environment, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Annual Conference, Lyon, 29 June – 1 July   

*2017 Presentation at the Start Workshop of ‘Transnational Production Spaces’, Habitat Unit at Technical University of Berlin, 21 February

*2017  Webinar presentation on Promoting Decent Work in Global Supply Chains: The Electronics Industry, hosted by the International Labour Organisation, 2 February

Past

*2015  Discussant in ‘Challenges in Researching the Shadow Economy: A methods symposium on forced labour’, University of Sheffield, 8 – 9 October 2015

*2015  “Forced labour in the electronics industry in Malaysia”, presentation at the International Conference: Transnational Labour Rights Activism Across Asia and Beyond, Ruhr-University Bohum, Germany, 17 – 18 September 2015

*2015  Panelist in ‘Author meets critics: Stefan Ouma’s Assembling Export Markets: The Making and Unmaking of Global Food Connections in West Africa, Wiley, at the Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography, University of Oxford, 22 August 2015

2015    “Uncovering forced labour in the electronics industry in Malaysia through global production networks”, presentation at the Fourth Global Economic Geography Conference, University of Oxford, 21 August 2015

2015    “Power Relationships in Global Value Chains: Changing Relationships between Contract Manufacturers and Brand Firms and the Governance of Labour Conditions in the Global Electronics Industry”, presentation at the International Labour Organisation Regulating Decent Work Conference, Special Session on The Governance of Decent Work in Global Value Chains: Power and Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration, Geneva, 8 July 2015

2015    “Who is running the show in global value chains? Rethinking the role of large first-tier suppliers in the garments and electronics industry”, presentation at the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Conference, London, 2 July 2015

2015    “Who is running the show in global value chains? Rethinking the role of large first-tier suppliers in the garments and electronics industry”, presentation at the Global Production Networks and New Contours of Development Early Career Workshop, University of Manchester, 29 June 2015

2015    “Who is running the show in global value chains? Rethinking the role of large first-tier suppliers in the garments and electronics industry”, presentation at the Corporate Responsibility Berlin Study Group Paper Development Workshop, Free University Berlin, 25 June 2015

2015    “Understanding power relations to improve labour governance in global production networks: the rise of contract manufacturers in the electronics industry”, presentation at the Association of American Geographers Annual Conference, Chicago, 23 April 2015

*2015  Presentation at conference ‘Shopping Asia: the world consumes Asia, Asia consumes the world’, Lund University, Sweden, 14 April 2015 (cancelled)

*2015  “Labour governance in the electronics industry global value chain”, presentation to the Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 3 February 2015