Ljubljana workshop

Precarity and the shrinking welfare state/Prekarnost in krčenje države blaginje

10. September 2015, Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Work, Ljubljana

Organisers: WERU (University of Greenwich) and Faculty of Social Work (University of Ljubljana)

Introductory lecture with discussion

Labour market reform through welfare reform: How not to activate the jobless, Prof Ian Greer (University of Cornell and Greenwich University) [Video of the talk/Posnetek predavanja]

Precarity in the light of marketization of social care

Social activation – its purpose and reach [Socialna aktivacija – njen namen in domet], Mag Martina Trbanc (Social Protection Institute)

Projectarization of social care network [Projektarizacija mreže socialnega varstva], Dr Barbara Samaluk (University of Greenwich)

Enterprising social care: shiny game of zero sum [Podjetizacija socialnega varstva: bleščeča igra ničelne vsote], Mag Romana Zidar (Faculy of Social Work, University of Ljubljana) [Posnetek predavanja]

Precarization of work and life: the shrinking of employment and social rights

A multiplicity of (legal) faces of Slovenian precarization [Mnogoteri (pravni) obrazi slovenske prekarnosti], Dr Barbara Rajgelj (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana) [Posnetek predavanja]

Precarization of life of teachers in secondary and primary education [Prekarizacija življenja učiteljev in učiteljic v osnovnem in srednjem šolstvu], Tjaša Podpečan (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana) [Delni posnetek predavanja]

Criminalizing the poor – conditioning the access to social rights [Kriminalizacija revnih – pogojevanje dostopa do socialnih pravic], Dr Vesna Leskošek (Faculty of Social Work, University of Ljubljana) [Posnetek predavanja]

Challenges in addressing precarity and in organising precarious workers

Dr Miroslav Stanojević (Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana) moderated the discussion with movements and trade unions: Marko Funkl (Movement for decent work and welfare society), Zala Turšič (YoungPlus – The Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia), Tina Divjak (Centre of Non-governmental organizations in Slovenia), Branimir Štrukelj (Education, Science and Culture Trade Union of Slovenia -Confederation of Public Sector Unions), Goran Lukič (The Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia), Perica Radonjič (Trade Union of Centres for Social Work: SINCE 07 – Pergam) [Izhodišče za razpravo] [Posnetek razprave]

Full program/Celoten program

Media coverage/Medijske objave

Radio Študent, Programska intervencija Delovne skupine za delo Sindikata RŠ (20.12.2015)

RTV Slovenija, 1. program Radia Slovenija, Špela Šebenik – Studio ob 17:00: Trg dela – prekarni delavci. (30.9.2015)

Dnevnik-Objektiv, Kristina Božič: Centri za socialno delo: Z reorganizacijo v še večjo stisko (19.9.2015)

Dnevnik-Objektiv, Kristina Božič: Razredni boj se nadaljuje: Tekmujte! (19.9.2015)

RTV Slovenija, TVSlo1, Studio City (14.9.2015, 35.30-39.20 min)

Mladina, Klemen Košak: Izboljšanje, kakršnega nočemo (11.9. 2015)

Special thanks to student organization Iskra for filming the event!

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