Social historian Jan Lucassen on the history of vocation and our need for recognition
Jan Lucassen is one of the world’s top experts on the history of work. His recent book The Story of Work is the first truly global history of work, from the age of the hunter-gatherer to the present day. Jan Lucassen is Emeritus Professor at the free University of Amsterdam and an honorary fellow at the International Institute of Social History. In this podcast, he talks about the history of vocation, the need for recognition and the myths we are sold about entrepreneurs.