GLU Alumni Summer School, 14 - 24 September 2009, Berlin

Current Financial and Economic Crisis and Labour Responses


DATE: Sunday, September 13 (arrival) until Thursday, 24 September (departure) 2009



14.-18.Sept.09: IG Metall Training Centre / IG Metall Bildungszentrum Am Pichelssee (Maps: Broad overview or Detailed and Directions)

21.-24.Sept.09: Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR) (Maps: Broad overview or Detailed)



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(public transport: you need an AB single ticket for 2,10 € for travelling from airport Tegel & within Berlin, and an ABC single ticket for 2,80 € for travelling from airport Schoenefeld; Alumni will get weekly tickets after arrival at IGM Pichelssee)


SUMMER SCHOOL, CONFERENCE 21./22.9., GLU Steering Committee:


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Outline - Summer School

Former GLU students (alumni) are cordially invited to participate in the third GLU Alumni Summer School, organised jointly by the University of Kassel and the Berlin School of Economics and Law. The GLU summer school will bring together GLU alumni and current GLU students, as well as professors and trade union experts from the GLU network. The summer school is intended to strengthen the network links between GLU alumni and to explore possibilities for future research collaboration. 
The main theme of presentations & discussions will be about the Current Financial and Economic Crisis and Labour Responses. There will also be presentations by alumni on a thematic research topic to be announced.
Presenters will include guest lecturers from the GLU partner universities of Witwatersrand (Wits), South Africa, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil, and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), India as well as representatives from the ILO and other organisations.



Food (1st week), small food allowance (19./20.9. & 2nd week), accommodation, public transport tickets and return flights will be provided for GLU Alumni as part of the summer school. Taxi costs will only be refunded in exceptional cases.

For further information please contact GLU Alumni Summer School Coordinator Harald Kroeck at harald.kroeck(at)