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Labor in Abu Dhabi 101: A Cross-Campus Teach-In

Venue: NYU Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life, Colloquium Room
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Add to Calendar 12/06/2014 10:00 AM 12/06/2014 12:00 PM America/New_York Labor in Abu Dhabi 101: A Cross-Campus Teach-In More detail: http://apa.nyu.edu/event/labor-in-abu-dhabi-101-a-cross-campus-teach-in/ NYU Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life, Colloquium Room, New York, NY, 10012
Co-sponsored by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, American Association of University Professors (AAUP), Center for Media, Culture and History, Department of Anthropology, Department of English, Department of History, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, Department of Social & Cultural Analysis, and South Asia @ NYU.
  • Do you want to know more about labor conditions at NYU Abu Dhabi?
  • What is the history of the sponsorship system that governs migrant workers building and working on the NYUAD campus?
  • What are students and faculty at NYU and NYUAD doing around migrant workers rights?
  • How can we move toward more ethical work conditions and practices?
  • What is the role of independent monitoring?
Speakers include:
Kristina Bogos, Coalition for Fair Labor, NYU
Jess Champagne, Worker Rights Consortium
Arang Keshavarzian, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, NYU
Martin Klimke, History, NYUAD
Erum Raza, Compliance and Risk Management, NYUAD
Kimberly Rodriguez, ADvocacy, NYUAD
Andrew Ross, Social & Cultural Analysis and Coalition for Fair Labor, NYU
Justin Stearns, Arab Crossroads, NYUAD

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

 

Artwork by Csaba Nemes.