Symposium

Special issue on “Infrastructural Capitalism and labour in the Age of Monopoly: Hong Kong and Mainland China

In light of the recent pandemic outbreak, this event will be conducted online.
 

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2:00:00 PM

Welcome Remarks

Ka Ho MOK, Chair Professor, Lingnan University

Ngai PUN, Chair Professor, Lingnan University

2:05:00 PM

Institutions, occupations and connectivity: The embeddedness of gig works and platform-mediated labour market in Hong Kong
Tat Chor AU-YEUNG, Assistant Professor, Lingnan University
Jack QIU, Professor, National University of Singapore

2:20:00 PM

Q&A

2:25:00 PM

‘No South Asian riders please’: politics of visibilization ín platformed food delivery work during COVID in Hong Kong 
Lisa LEUNG Yuk-ming, Associate Professor, Lingnan University

2:40:00 PM

Q&A

2:45:00 PM

Social Reproduction and Labour Process in China’s Gig Economy: A Case Study of Chinese Female Platform Drivers
Haley, KWAN Hiu Lap (PhD candidate, Department of Sociology, University of Hong Kong)

3:00:00 PM

Q&A

3:05:00 PM

BREAK

3:10:00 PM

The broken promise of human capital theory: Social embeddedness, graduate entrepreneurs, and youth employment in Shenzhen
Yuyang KANG, Postdoctoral fellow, Lingnan University
Ka Ho MOK, Chair Professor, Lingnan University

3:25:00 PM

Q&A

3:30:00 PM

Hong Kong’s Precarious Young Workers and Contradictions of Capital under Authoritarian Capitalism

Kaxton SIU, Associate Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University

Shuheng JIN, Assistant Professor, Guangdong University of Technology 

3:45:00 PM

Q&A

3:50:00 PM

Work faster, harder, cheaper? Global, local and sectoral co-configurations of job insecurities among Hong Kong creative workers
Tommy TSE, Assistant Professor, Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam

4:05:00 PM

Q&A

4:10:00 PM

Marx’s Theories and Beyond: Understanding Working-Class Solidarity in China

Ngai PUN, Chair Professor, Lingnan University

4:25:00 PM

Wrap-up

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Date
11 Feb 2021 (Fri)

Time
2-4:30 p.m.
VenueLYH 308, Lau Lee Yuen Haan Amenities Building, Lingnan University, or
Join online via Zoom
Language
English

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