Book Talk: Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and the Lives of China’s Workers

Online (Zoom webinar), January 28, 20219:00 AM – 10:30 AM This book talk focuses on the life and death struggles of a new generation of Chinese workers who produce our iPhones, Kindles, and Xboxes. Between the rash of employee suicides in 2010 and the outbreak of coronavirus at the end of 2019, my colleagues and I engagedContinue reading “Book Talk: Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and the Lives of China’s Workers”

Behind the Scenes of a Tech Giant: Factories and Marginalized Voices of Workers

Dr Jenny Chan speaks on 2021 NYU Shanghai event series  22 April 2021 Dr Jenny Chan, “Behind the Scenes of a Tech Giant: Factories and Marginalized Voices of Workers.” Moderated by Dr Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng (Associate Professor of International Education, New York University) and Ziyi Mo (Dean’s Fellow, Student Life), with support from Joyce TanContinue reading “Behind the Scenes of a Tech Giant: Factories and Marginalized Voices of Workers”

Electronics Watch: Protests and Precarity – Can public Procurement Drive Change? (Jenny Chan, Aneesh Manjunaath, Kristin Tallbo and Angus Warren)

Date : 26 February, 2021, 10.00-11.00 (Central European Time) Link of detail: https://electronicswatch.org/en/electronics-watch-webinars_2540998 Register here Brief: Worker protests over pay disputes at electronics suppliers in India and China at the end of last year briefly directed the  world’s attention to precarious work in electronics supply chains. In the case of Wistron in Bangalore, India, 90% of theContinue reading “Electronics Watch: Protests and Precarity – Can public Procurement Drive Change? (Jenny Chan, Aneesh Manjunaath, Kristin Tallbo and Angus Warren)”

Jenny Chan, Mark Selden and Kevin Lin take a harrowing look into lives and struggles of a new generation of Chinese workers.

Date: 26 February 2021 Fri, Feb 26, 2021, 11:30 PM – Sat, Feb 27, 2021, 1:00 AM HKT Haymarket Books: Dying for an iPhone (Jenny Chan and Mark Selden, with Kevin Lin) Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dying-for-an-iphone-apple-foxconn-and-the-lives-of-chinas-workers-tickets-142105239597

“Dying for an iPhone,” DigiLabor Summer School, Moderated by Rafael Grohmann. Organized by Laboratório de Pesquisa DigiLabour, Unisinos (University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos), Brazil, DigiLabour Research Lab.

On Thursday 28 Jan 2021,(Hong Kong time 8:00 – 9:30PM) Here’s the link for live stream on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tucwmqFXRzs

Book Talk(28Jan 2021): Dying for an iPhone: Apple, Foxconn, and the Lives of China’s Workers

Date: 28 January 2021 Venue: Columbia University Speakers:  Jenny Chan and Mark Selden Remarks: The book talk will be done via Zoom Detail URL: https://chinacenter.socialwork.columbia.edu/events/book-talk-dying-iphone-apple-foxconn-and-lives-chinas-workers

Breaking News : Upcoming Webinar (Expired)

“Fighting Foxconn: Lessons learned from online and offline activism in China” We are going to host a webinar. This webinar, by contrast, will be delivered online, linking we (Hong Kong) and colleagues in London and the USA. Dr Jenny Chan will in the first event of the four-event series. * Please register through the linkContinue reading “Breaking News : Upcoming Webinar (Expired)”