Delimiting Precarity: Labor Migration, Degrees of Privilege, and the Politics of Hope in Turkey

Speaker:
  • Ayşe Parla Associate Professor of Anthropology, Sabanci Universitesi, Istanbul; Visitor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Location: Sheffield-Massey Room (TNH 2.111)

Based on long-term ethnographic research in Turkey among ethnically Turkish labor migrants from Bulgaria, Parla’s presentation will inquire into the appeal and limits of the term “precarity,” an increasingly ubiquitous designation to refer to a generalized condition of insecurity and vulnerability.

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Event series: Colloquia, Labor, Inequality & Human Rights