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 2023 - 2027

President Michele FORD, The University of Sydney, Australia,
Vice-Presidents Program Joerg NOWAK, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil
Communications Tom BARNES, Australian Catholic University, Australia
Secretary Cirila QUINTERO RAMIREZ, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Mexico,
Treasurer Marcel PARET, University of Utah, USA,
Board Members at large Lutfun Nahar LATA, The University of Queensland, Australia
Mateus Alves DE MENDONCA, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Pablo PEREZ AHUMADA, Universidad Alberto Hurtado / COES, Chile
Regional Representatives Africa Thabang SEFALAFALA, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Asia Neethi PADMANABHAN, Azim Premji University, India
Australia-New Zealand-Oceania Michael GILLAN, The University of Western Australia, Australia
Central and Eastern Europe Mateusz KAROLAK, University of Wroclaw, Polandd
Latin America Clara MARTICORENA, CEIL-CONICET, Argentina
North America Barry EIDLIN, McGill University, Canada
Western Europe Isil ERDINC, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium


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


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