[Workshop for Inviting Mr. Maurizio Lazzarato as a Presenter]
Alternatives of Labor, Employment and Social Security
*Date: June 23, 2008 (Mon) 2:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m.
*Place: Gakujikan Building (The 2nd Research Room), Ritsumeikan University (Access Map & Campus Map)
*Purpose of This Event:
What do people have in order to overcome unemployment, overwork, unstable life and poverty? Is there any way of the social security system that enables people to use one's powers except for the labor power?
In this event, we invite Mr. Maurizio Lazzarato, a spirited thinker, and ask him about the current condition of movements by part-time workers (intermittent) who have been engaged in art activities and unstable livers (precariat) and discussion on income guarantee and its theoretical achievements.
Moreover, we have discussion on the way of alternatives of labor, employment and security with an activist of the labor union for part-time workers in Japan, a assistant worker for people with disabilities and young researcher in addition to Mr. Maurizio Lazzarato.
Maurizio Lazzarato (http://multitudes.samizdat.net/_Lazzarato-Maurizio_.html)
Taku Watanabe (Karinto: Meeting for Assistant Workers Aiming for Income Guarantee for Everyone)
Shoji Hashiguchi (Graduate Student, Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences at Ritsumeikan University/Union Bochibochi)
Tomonori Nakakura (Graduate Student, Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences at Ritsumeikan University) and so on
Takashi Sakai (Osaka Prefecture University)
Jun Hirose (Ryukoku University)
Mahoro Murasawa (Ryukoku University)
*Introduction of Mr. Maurizio Lazzarato
Mr. Maurizio Lazzarato was born in Italy in 1955. He is a sociologist and philosopher. He is working in Paris while conducting research on nonphysical labor and social movements and so on.
He also participates in activities of part-time (intermittent) who have been engaged in art activities and unstable livers (precariat). He is one of the core persons who publish the collection of Gabriel Tarde in France and is known as his research on Tarde.
Project Conducted by Graduate Students (Global COE Program for Ars Vivendi at Ritsumeikan University)
"International Research over Labor Issues, Unstable Life and Guarantted Income"
Research Center for Ars Vivendi at Ritsumeikan University
Socio-Cultural Research Institute at Ryukoku University
Tomonori Nakakura (so029997 [at] ce.ritsumei.ac.jp) *Please change [at] to @.