Musicians workshop in Leeds

Markets, exploitation and employment in the music industry

A workshop at the University of Leeds

10:30am-3:00pm, 10th December 2015


10:30: Welcome (Ian Greer, Cornell University)

10:35-12:15 First session: Labour market institutions and intermediaries

-Wenceslas Lizé (University of Poitiers) ‘Labour market intermediaries and French musicians: market structuring and profit extraction’

-Charles Umney (University of Leeds) ‘Labour market norms on the London and Paris jazz scenes’

12:15-13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:45 Second session: Changing strategies of music industry actors

-Leslie Meier (University of Leeds) ‘Technological change and digital technology in the music industries’

-Martin Cloonan (University of Glasgow) ‘The Musicians’ Union in historical perspective’

14:45-15:00 Final discussion and finish

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