Dr Julius-Cezar Macarie

Julius-Cezar MacQuarie is a Marie-Sklodowska Curie Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century, University College Cork, Ireland where he conducts a project on Precarity in Women Migrant Nightworkers in Ireland. Over the years, he reached out to people inhabiting the night in various capacities: as a night ethnographer, migration scholar, outreach worker and collaborator with NGOs working with vulnerable groups. His Research interests include, night work in the nighttime economy, decent work agenda, international migration, and multi-modal nocturnal ethnography on migration and labour related dynamics.

Recent publications & other outputs

Macquarie, J-C. (forthcoming 2023) Invisible Migrants Working the Nightshift in 24/7 London. Springer Cham IMISCOE Research Series.

MacQuarie, J-C. (Forthcoming) 'A Night Ethnography of Food Couriers: Social Inequalities in Platform Work'. In Cities after Dusk: Contested Spaces and Cultural Encounters. Cities and Cultures series. Amsterdam University Press BV: Amsterdam.

MacQuarie, J-C. (2023). 2023 Nightworker Charter: A Yearly Pledge to Advance Special Arrangements for Invisible Workers in Nightshift Cities. Zenodo. Online at: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7696947 

MacQuarie, J-C. (2023). The Nightshift. AnthroArt. Available at: https://theanthro.art/the-nightshift-julius-cezar-macquarie/ 

MacQuarie, J-C. (Forthcoming). Promises and Realities: Working on Digital Platforms. AnthroArt.

Research Grants and Awards

2022 – ‘24 | Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowship | Funder: Horizon Europe (HORIZON) | Grant Project № 101063938 | University College Cork | IR

2021 | Ştefan Odobleja Fellowship Program | Funder: Executive Unit for Finance in the Higher Education, Research, and Innovation (UEFISCDI) | Grant № U-2100-068Y-1088, New Europe College | RO

2013 | Marie-Skłodowska Curie Early-Stage Researcher | Funder: FP7 EC, Grant № 316796 | INTEGRIM Coordinator Pedro Arrupe Human Rights Institute, Universidad de Deusto | Spain / Central European University | HU


You can contact Julius-Cezar MacQuarie to start a conversation via the usual channels: jcmacarie@ucc.ieimailfromdrjc@gmail.com 

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