Professor of Labour and Globalisation
University of Hertfordshire
Ursula Huws is Professor of Labour and Globalisation at the University of Hertfordshire in the UK. She has been carrying out pioneering research on the economic and social impacts of technological change, the restructuring of employment and the changing international division of labour for many years. She lectures, advises policy-makers and carries out academic research as well as writing and editing books and articles aimed at more popular audiences and has directed a large number of interdisciplinary international research projects. She edits the international interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation and co-edits the Palgrave Macmillan/Springer Dynamics of Virtual Work book series. Her work has appeared in translation inter alia in Chinese, Swedish, German, French, Italian, Greek, Hungarian, Danish, Portuguese, Turkish, Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Maharathi and Serbo-Croat. She is currently carrying out research on work in the ‘gig economy’ in Europe. Her next book, scheduled for publication in the summer of 2019 will be entitled Labour in Cotemporary Capitalism: What Next? And will be published by Palgrave Macmillan.