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Jenny Chan: China Labor Activist and Senior Advisor to Students Against Corporate Misbehavior
March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm| Free
Jenny Chan is a doctoral student at the University of London, where she received the Reid Research Scholarship. Previously, she served as Chief Coordinator for the Hong Kong-based group Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM). Founded in 2005, SACOM provides advocacy for workers’ rights and brings concerned students, scholars, labor activists, and consumers together to monitor corporate behavior and to advocate for workers’ rights. She is currently working on a book with Pun Ngai and Mark Selden on Apple, Foxconn, and the new generation of Chinese migrant workers, provisionally entitled Dying for an iPhone.
She will be speaking as part of the Duke-UNC China Leadership Summit and will be holding a lunch discussion in conjunction with the Duke Human Rights Center @ FHI on Friday, March 28th at 12:00pm in the BorderWork(s) Lab, Smith Warehouse, Bay 5.
Free lunch provided.
RSVP to Betsy Santoyo at email@example.com
Cosponsored by Marxism and Society and the Duke-UNC China Leadership Summit.