ILPC 2024, 3rd-5th April 2024, Göttingen

  • 42nd International Labour Process Conference

    3rd-5th April 2024
    University of Göttingen
    Coercion, Consent and Conflict in the Labour Process and Beyond

Here you can find the Conference Programme and the Book of Abstracts. Due to cancellations, there may be adjustments to the programme until shortly before the start of the conference. The programme will be updated accordingly.

Special Streams

In addition to the general conference stream, ILPC 2024 will include five special streams on the topics "Alienation and the Labour Process", "Housing Workers", "Labour and Migration", "Workers’ Transitions throughout the Life Course", and "Unruly Objects and Interferences". Find more information here.

Plenary Speakers

The opening keynotes of ILPC 2024 will be given by

  • Prof. Hans-Jürgen Urban, University of Jena/IG-Metall (slides),
  • Prof. Paul Thompson, University of Stirling (script),
  • Prof. Sarah Nies, University of Göttingen (script and slides).

The closing keynotes will be given by

  • Prof. Heide Gerstenberger, University of Bremen (script),
  • Prof. Klaus Dörre, University of Jena,
  • Prof. Nicole Mayer-Ahuja, University of Göttingen (slides).
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    Presentations of the plenary speakers

    You can find the presentations of our plenary talks here.
      Organising Team

      Institute of Sociology at University of Göttingen
      Prof. Dr. Nicole Mayer-Ahuja, Prof. Dr. Sarah Nies, Moritz Kuhles, Linda Beck, Mario Becksteiner, Dr. Felix Bluhm, Dr. Heiner Heiland, Annemarie Kern

      Sociological Research Institute Göttingen (SOFI)
      Dr. Martin Kuhlmann, Antonia Altendorf, PD Dr. Peter Birke, Lukas Underwood

      Delegate Information

      Find information about the conference venue, travel options, the participation fees and childcare during the conference here.


      Find out about various accommodation options in Göttingen here.

      Work in the Global Economy

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