International Labour Review Centenary launch


Dates and times: 

July 12, 2021 - 16:00


online online


100th anniversary of the International Labour Review
Invitation: International Labour Review Centenary launch

When: 12 July 2021 | 16:00-17:00 CEST

To mark the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Review (ILR), you are invited to a webinar which will showcase the history of the ILR and its contributions to academic research and policy debate on the world of work at the global level.

The webinar will also be an occasion to present the various initiatives planned to celebrate this important anniversary.


Moderated by Janine Berg, Senior Economist, ILO Research Department

Welcome: The ILR and the celebration of its Centenary
Tzehainesh Teklè, Managing Editor of the ILR

Opening remarks
Guy Ryder, Director-General, ILO

A hundred years of the ILR: Highlights
Dorothea Hoehtker, Senior Researcher, ILO Research Department

The ILR contribution to the discourse on informality: Historical perspectives and new insights
Ravi Kanbur, T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management, Professor of Economics, Cornell University


Closing remarks: The ILR in the new century
Rick Samans, Director of the ILO Research Department and Chair of the ILR Editorial Board

The webinar will be held in English.

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