II Workshop shipbuilding and ship repair workers

inthesame boat picture

II Workshop
In The Same Boat: Shipbuilding and ship repair workers: a global labour history (1950-2010)”
International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam
22-26 May 2013
P.O. Box 21
May 22 (Wednesday)
Opening: IISH/Re-work/ Frits Loomeijer
Session 1 – 10:30h to 12:30h

Work, Workers and labour conflicts in the shipyard Bazán/Navantia, 1950-2010
José Gómez Alén (Fundación de Investigaciones Marxistas- Madrid)

Working Outside the Box: Shipbuilding, Shipbreaking, and Containterization in the United States, 1950-2000.
Robin Muhammad (Ohio University – USA)

Shipbuilding and ship repairs in Thailand during neoliberalism transition
Nicola Mocci (University of Cagliari –Thailand)

Lunch time (at IISH) – 12:30 to 13:30
Session 2 – 13:30h to 15:30h

The Situation of the “Bremer Vulkan” in the 1980s: an Example of the West German Shipbuilding Industry in the Second Half of the 20th Century.
Johanna Wolf (University of Leipzig)

The Development and Re-organization of Industrial Structures of the shipbuilding in Postwar Japan: A General Outline Takeshi Haragucho (Kobe University – Japan)

Evolution and development of Shipbuilding Industry in Maharashtra (India) from 1970s: Employer, Employee and Production perspective” S.M. Fahimuddin Pasha (Assistant Manager in Computer Society of India – India)

Coffee Break – 15:30 to 15:45
Session 3 – 15:45 to 17:45

The evolution of labor relations in Korean shipbuilding industry: A case study on the Hanjin Heavy Industries, 1950-2010 Wonchul Shin (Associate Professor Pusan National University Busan – South Korea)

An Overview of Labour in the British Shipbuilding and Ship repairing Industries in the Twentieth Century’
Hugh Murphy (Visiting Reader in Maritime History, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich – Great Britain)

Production and workers between tradition and innovation: Caneco and Rio Nave, two companies and one shipyard
Elina da Fonte Pessanha and Luísa Barbosa Pereira (Federal University of Brazil – Brazil)

Coffee Break – 17:45 to 18:00
Comments by Jan Lucassen 18:00 to 19:00

May 23 (Thursday)
Session 4 – 9:00 to 11:30

From boom to bust: Kockums 1950-1987
Tobias Karlsson (Lund University – Sweden )

Shipbuilding labour in Fincantieri
Valter Zanin (University of Padova – Italy)

Productive and organizational challenges of a State-owned enterprise. The case of Argentinean Shipyard Río Santiago
Juliana Frassa (University of La Plata – Argentine)

Forced Silence, Full Scale Fight, and Negotiated Peace: The Transition of Industrial Relations at the Hyundai Shipyard, 1972-2012
Jun Kim – National Assembly Research Service, Korea

Coffee Break – 11:30 to 11:45
Session 5 – 11:45h to 13:45h

The Norwegian shipbuilding industry 1950 – 2010: production systems, rationalization and labour relations
Hans-Jakob Ågotnes, Jan Heiret (University of Bergen-Norway)

Argentina shipbuilding industry: the State as problem and solution
Cintia Russo (Nacional University of Quilmes – Argentine)

Sestri Ponente shipyard. Workers, production and labour relations from 1950 until 2010
Giulia Strippoli, Davide Tabor, Luciano Villani (Italy)

Lunch time (at IISH) – 14:00 to 14:45
Session 6 – 14:45 to 6:45

Labour Force in Lisnave, Portugal: an overview Raquel Varela (IHC-Nova University of Lisbon / IISH)

Working in the Lenin Shipyard: Shipbuilding Industry in the People’s Republic of Poland in the 1970s and 1980s
Sara Graber (Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam – ZZF)

Shipowners and Politicians: Capital Accumulation and Labour Regime at the Desan Shipyard, Istanbul, Turkey (1991-2013) Asli Odman (Istanbul Health and Safety Labor Watch – Turkey)

From reparations to cruise ships. Productional changes and labour relations in the Turku shipyard, 1950-2010
Kari Teräs (University of Tampere – Finland )

Coffee Break – 17:00 to 17:15
Comments by Matthias Middell 17:15 to 18:30

May 24 (Friday)
Session 7– 9:00 to 11:00

French Saint-Nazaire’s shipyards from struggles of glorious postwar years to challenges of globalization age (1950-2010) Eric Kocher-Marboeuf

The Russian case – first results of an investigation
Matthias Middell – (CAS-University of Leipzig)

Shipbuilding industry in Portugal: Labour relations in Mitrena shipyard (1974-1995) Jorge Fontes (IHC- Nova University of Lisbon)

Coffee Break – 11:00 to 11:15
Session 8 – 11:15 to 13:15

Shipbuilding labour in China
Paula Nabuco (Fluminense Federal University – Brazil)

Against market rules. A shipyard nobody wanted (except workers) Ruben Vega Garcia (University of Oviedo – Spain)

Cockatoo Island, Australia – industry, labour and protest culture
Lisa Milner (Southern Cross University – Australia)

Lunch time – 13:15 to 14:00
Debates – 14:00 to 17:00

1- Debate on outlines of the second stage of the project: In the Same Boat? Shipbuilding and ship repair workers: a global labour history (1950-2010)

2- Define teams
Comments: Marcel Van der Linden
Coffee Break – 17:00 to 17:15

Workshop closure by Raquel Varela 17:15 to 18:30

Dinner in Amsterdam (offered by the IISH)

May 25 (Saturday)
10:00 – Excursion
6:00 – Drink at Boulevard Café http://www.boulevardcafe.nl




I Workshop Global Labour History in Perspective


Date/Time: Friday-Saturday, 22/06/2012 , 8:30am – 23/06/2012, 6pm
Location: University of Leipzig| Seminar Building | Room S202 | Universitätsstraße 3–5 | 04109 Leipzig
Organisation: Centre for Area Studies, Research Training Group „Critical Junctures of Globalization“ with the support of the Rosa- Luxemburg-Foundation and the Stiftung Menschenwürde und Arbeitswelt