16 January 2020 from 12:00 to 13:30

Gender and Diversity Hub’s Brown Bag Conversation

Improving the Integration of Historically Underrepresented Groups in the Labor Market

The Gender and Diversity Hub holds a monthly lunch conversations around issues of gender equality and diversity. This session is called Improving the Integration of Historically Underrepresented Groups in the Labor Market, the speakers of the lunch are Dr Valentina Di Stasio (Interdisciplinary Social Science) and Prof Patriza Zanoni (Organization Studies). Centered around two case studies that focus on labor market inclusion in different European contexts, this Brown Bag Lunch Conversation addresses two different perspectives on improving the integration of historically underrepresented groups in work.


12:00 – 12:10    Walk in, meet and greet, collection of lunch
12:10 – 12:15    Opening by the Gender & Diversity Hub team
12:15 – 12:20    Introduction of the panel
Chair: TBA
12:20 – 12:40    The Racialised and Gendered Workplace: Applying an intersectional lens to a field experiment on hiring discrimination in five European labor markets -
dr. Valentina Di Stasio, Assistant Professor Interdisciplinary Social Science, department of Social Science, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Science, Utrecht University. She is affiliated to ERCOMER, European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations.
12:40 – 13:00    Labor Market Inclusion through Predatory Capitalism? The ‘sharing economy’, diversity, and the crisis of social reproduction in the Belgian coordinated market economy -
Prof. dr. Patrizia Zanoni, Professor of Organization Studies, Utrecht University School of Governance, Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance. Patrizia is also affiliated to Hasselt University (Belgium).
13:00 – 13:25    Discussion with the audience
13:25 – 13:30    Closure
The main aim of the Gender and Diversity Hub is to serve as a platform for stakeholders to (1) access the multidisciplinary expertise of UU scholars in gender, diversity and processes of in- and exclusion, and (2) to join forces with societal partners in solving complex gender and diversity issues and develop strategies for the implementation of diversity in order to achieve societal inclusion and change. The Hub is chaired by prof. dr. Rosemarie Buikema (Humanities), prof. dr. Belle Derks (Social Sciences) and prof. dr. Linda Senden (Law), and coordinated by dr. Ruth van Veelen (Social Sciences) and Astrid Kerchman (Humanities). For more information, please visit the Gender and Diversity Hub’s website.


The Hub would like to make these conversations as participative as possible and therefore invites all interested researchers with expertise and/or an interest in diversity and gender equality issues to contribute, as a speaker or a discussant. If you are interested in participating, please reach out to genderanddiversityhub@uu.nl, indicating your availability, whether you would like to contribute as a speaker or a discussant, and what topic(s) would be of interest to you.

Start date and time
16 January 2020 12:00
End date and time
16 January 2020 13:30
Entrance fee
Free entrance