The Regulation of Intimate Work: A Labour Law Perspective

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Le cycle de conférences sur le droit du travail et le développement présente Einat Albin.

La conférencière

(En anglais seulement) Einat Albin is a Lecturer in law and the academic director of the Clinical Legal Education Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A DPhil graduate of the University of Oxford, she started working there on the regulation of the service economy in her thesis on workers in the hospitality sector.

Her research focuses on domestic workers, service work, intimate work and the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the workplace. Einat has written numerous articles in leading law journals, like the Modern Law Review, the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Theoretical Inquiries in Law, and the Industrial Law Journal, and also has a few important contributions in edited books, including in the recent Migrant at Work (OUP 2014) and The Right to Work (Hart 2015).

Einat Albin has won a number of prestigious awards, among them the Wedderburn Prize for best article published in the Modern Law Review during 2011; the British Academy Award; the Golda Meir Fellowship; the Birk Prize and the GIF Young Scholarship Award. Before commencing her DPhil studies, Einat served as the Director of the Labour and Welfare Rights Clinic at Tel-Aviv University's faculty of law, where she has litigated leading labour and social rights cases before the Israeli Supreme Court, and promoted important legislative changes in those areas of law.