A leading researcher who is attracting much academic and media attention for his latest book about an emerging class of people who are living and working precariously is giving a talk at the University of Aberdeen this lunchtime.
Professor Guy Standing, Professor of Economic Security at the University of Bath and author of The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class is giving a seminar at 1pm in MT2 in the Meston Building.
Professor Standing is also Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies at University of London and co-President of Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN).
Dr John Bone, Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen’s Department of Sociology, has organised today’s talk.
He said: “Professor Standing is currently much in demand as a plenary speaker at major conferences, a well as numerous events organised by policymakers, so we are delighted to welcome him here at the University of Aberdeen.”
Issued by the Communications Team
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Contact: Jennifer Phillips
Issued on: 10 October 2012