Seminar 4 - Newcastle Feb 2015



ESRC Seminar Series

The Regulation of Work and Employment:

Towards a Multi-Disciplinary, Multilevel Framework


ESRC Seminar 4: Regulation and the individual experience of work

12-13 February 2015

Newcastle University Business School, Partners’ Room, 8th Floor


CALL FOR REGISTRATION (updated 12.1.15)

This Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) two-day seminar will contribute to theory, research agendas, policy and practice about the relationship between the regulation of work and employment and individual experiences of work. This multi-disciplinary seminar aims to explore the interactions between individuals and regulation, focusing on how these interactions shape dynamics related to experiences of work.


Confirmed speakers include:


Dr Olena Fedyuk, Marie Curie ITN ChangingEmployment, Strathclyde University, UK

Professor Kathryn Haynes, Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle University, UK

Professor Mustafa Ozbilgin, Brunel Business School, Brunel University, UK

Professor Mark Smith, Grenoble Ecole De Management, France

Professor Anne Stewart, School of Law, Warwick University, UK

Dr Cath Sullivan, School of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, UK

Professor Carol Woodhams, University of Exeter Business School, University of Exeter, UK

Professor Carol Wolkowitz, Dept of Sociology, Warwick University, UK


Over the two days, the seminar will cover discussions about regulation of professional identities, regulation of careers, self-regulation at work, regulation and intersectional inequalities, intersectional approaches to regulation and regulation and global workers.


Registration - Attendance to this event is FREE. Lunch and refreshments will be provided, as well as a conference dinner on the evening of the 12th of February. All attendees must register in order to allow us to plan catering numbers. To register, please go to: Registration now closed.


Travel and accommodation - Participants (or their institutions) are responsible for their own costs for travel, accommodation and subsistence. For information about travel to the venue, accommodation and tourist information, see: Newcastle University Business School is located at 5 Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SE (Building No. 81 on the following campus map  


For enquiries about the seminar’s academic program, please go to: or contact the Organising Team at: The Organising Team are: Dr Jenny Rodriguez (Newcastle University Business School, England) and Dr Tracy Scurry (Newcastle University Business School, England).