Labour Market and Workplace Justice: Two-Day Workshop

July 14-15, 2022 – Centre for the Study of Social Justice, University of Oxford

July 14 – Lecture Theatre, Manor Road Building
12.30h Opening remarks
12.45h Stuart White (Oxford), “Workplace Democracy and Republican Freedom.” Comment by Andrew Williams (ICREA & UPF). Chair: Jahel Queralt (UPF).
14h Coffee break
14.30h Grant Rozeboom (Saint Mary’s College of California), “Against Managerial Moral Vigilantism.” Comment by Iñigo González-Ricoy (UB). Chair: Chris Zhang (UPF).
15.45h Anna Stilz (Princeton), “Economic Migration: On What Terms?” Comment by Sarah C. Goff (LSE). Chair: Chris Zhang (UPF).

July 15 – Lecture Theatre, Manor Road Building
10h Jahel Queralt (UPF), “The Goods (and Bads) of Self-Employment.” Comment by Zofia Stemplowska (Oxford). Chair: Hélène Landemore (Yale).
11.15h Daniel Halliday (Melbourne), “Workplace Hierarchy: The Case for Optimism.” Comment by Thomas Ferretti (LSE). Chair: Hélène Landemore (Yale).
12.30h Lunch break
13.30h Christian Schemmel (Manchester), “Workplace Democracy as the Liberal Republican Default.” Comment by Tom Parr (Warwick & UPF). Chair: Luke Newberry (UPF).
14.45h Coffee break
15.15h Richard Arneson (UC San Diego), “Rejecting Claims of Mandatory Democratic Control of the Workplace.” Comment by Orlando Lazar (Oxford). Chair: Iñigo González-Ricoy (UB).
16.30h Closing remarks

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Conveners: Iñigo González-Ricoy & Jahel Queralt

The workshop is part of a research project, Justice at Work: A Normative Analysis of Nonstandard Forms of Employment (, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, the Spanish Research Agency, and the European Regional Development Fund (PGC2018-095917-A-I00).

Supporting institutions: Centre for the Study of Social Justice, University of Oxford; Universitat de Barcelona; Universitat Pompeu Fabra.