Research Committees

RC44 Labour Movements

Established in 1990


To encourage international research on labor movements with a focus on their role both in industrial relations and in the political arena.

Board 2018 - 2022. Extended 2023

President Michele FORD, The University of Sydney, Australia,
Vice-Presidents Program Jorg NOWAK, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Communications Jenny CHAN, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Secretary Bridget KENNY, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa,
Treasurer Hwa-Jen LIU, National Taiwan University, Taiwan,
Board Members Ercument CELIK, Ankara University, Turkey
Caitlin Rose FOX-HODESS, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Chris TILLY, University of California-Los Angeles, USA
Regional Representatives Africa Janet MUNAKAMWE, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Asia Chun-Yi LEE, The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Australia-New Zealand-Oceania Michael GILLAN, The University of Western Australia, Australia
Eastern Europe Adam MROZOWICKI, University of Wroclaw, Poland
Western Europe Andreas BIELER, The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Latin America Hugo DIAS, State University of Campinas, Brazil
North America Evelyn ENCALADA GREZ, York University, Canada

Program Coordinator for XX ISA World Congress 2023 is:
Michele FORD,


Since autumn 2014, the Global Labour Journal has become the official journal of ISA RC44. It is also on Facebook.


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