The End of Working-Class Solidarity? The Chinese Workers and Students in Struggle

Hosted by the Ralph Miliband Programme and the Department of Sociology

Old Theatre, Old Building


Professor Pun Ngai

Professor Pun Ngai


Dr Robin Archer

Dr Robin Archer

What do recent labour and student struggles in China tell us about the potential for working class solidarity and left politics?

Pun Ngai is Professor of Sociology at the University of Hong Kong. She was honored as winner of C. Wright Mills Award for her book Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace. Her co-authored, Dying for iPhone: Foxconn and the Lives of Chinese Workers has been translated into six languages. She is the author of Migrant Labor in China: Post Socialist Transformation.

Robin Archer is the Director of the Ralph Miliband Programme.

The Ralph Miliband Programme (@rmilibandlse) is one of LSE's most prestigious lecture series and seeks to advance Ralph Miliband's spirit of free social inquiry.

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