‘Pink slave’ or the Modern Young Woman? Au Pairing in the UK from the 19th Century to the Present

Event Date: 5 February 2016 Room G02 28 Russell Square, Birkbeck, University of London London WC1B 5DQ Birkbeck Gender Studies (BiGS) in collaboration with the Raphael Samuel History Centre presents: ‘Pink slave’ or the Modern Young Woman? Au Pairing in the UK from the 19th Century to the Present Speakers:              Dr Eleni Liarou (Birkbeck) and Dr Rosie Cox (Birkbeck) In …

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Au Pairing After the Au Pair Scheme – ESRC Research Project Dissemination Event

Event Date: 17 October 2014 Keynes Library 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck, University of London London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, Birkbeck, University of London presents: ‘Au Pairing After the Au Pair Scheme’ – ESRC Research Project Dissemination Event A ‘perfect storm’ of long working hours, high childcare costs, the cultural devaluing of reproductive labour and the availability …