Join Birkbeck for a Breakfast Seminar on work-life balance and career penalties in the Performing Arts.
This thought-provoking discussion will be led by Professor Almuth McDowall and is relevant for people working in or with an interest in the arts as well as researchers and practitioners who look to understand precarious working and how to better support parents through flexible work structures.
During the seminar Professor Almuth McDowall will outline recent research, undertaken in partnership with Parents in Performing Arts, which focused on precarious ways of working and insufficient access to work for people with caring responsibilities. The seminar will be chaired by Dr Rebecca Whiting.
Tickets are free, but please register your attendance here.
9.00 am Refreshments and networking
9.30 am Seminar start
10.15am Discussion, networking and close
The Breakfast Seminar series is organized by the School of Business, Economics and Informatics at Birkbeck. Seminars take place on a termly basis with each seminar focusing on a different research issue with particular implications for today’s workplace.
About Professor Almuth McDowall
Professor Almuth McDowall is a Professor of Organizational Psychology at Birkbeck University. Below see her Inaugural lecture about her research into evidence-based policing, the “always on” culture, work/life balance and parents in performing arts. Delivered on December 12th 2018.