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“Workers’ History Prize” for Bo Ærenlund Sørensen, NIAS Affiliate

Bo Ærenlund Sørensen, who has his workplace at NIAS, has won this year’s “Workers’ History Prize” for his MA thesis about Chinese labor mobilization 2000-2010. The prize is awarded annually by The Danish Workers’ Museum and The Society for Research in the History of the Labour Movement for the best thesis or dissertation pertaining to labour affairs. In addition to a reward of 15,000 DKK, the prize involves giving a lecture and publishing an article in the Workers’ History journal. Bo is now applying for a PhD position with a project that explores the importance of social media and communications technologies for the Chinese labour movement.