Paola is an Economic Sociologist, at CNRS-Paris. Her current research on the collaborative economy of internet platforms – mapping values, norms and life trajectories. Her newest research focuses on digital labor and the ‘foodtech’ sector.
Oxford Internet Institute
Mark is an Economic Geographer, at the Oxford Internet Institute (Oii). He studies the gig economy in the Global South and writes about global networks of solidarity, competition and collaboration between workers.
University of Edinburgh
Sciences Po Paris
Jen is a Sociologist, at Sciences Po Paris, having studied the links between digital activism, inequalities, and the digital divide. She has an upcoming Harvard University Press book discussing digital labour and politics.
Royal Holloway & Oxford Internet Institute
Adam is a PhD Student at Royal Holloway, University of London (Geography and Management).
He studies the lived experiences of work in the gig-economy. He is also working as part of the team for the OII Fairwork Project.
Day 1 - Policy Perspectives
A series of panels sponsored by France Stratégie and the MSH Paris Saclay. Plus, a “meet the microworkers” session.
Day 2 - Academic Perspectives
An INDL (ENDL’s international brach) doctoral colloquium in the morning, followed by panels and a keynote by Florian A. Schmidt in the afternoon.
The colloquium will welcome MRes, MPhil, and PhD students and candidates in different stages of their research who work on the many aspects of computer-mediated work, platform economies, online value production, automation, and tech-enabled outsourcing. It aims to give junior researchers the chance to interact with other scholars working in similar areas of interest and discuss their current projects, methodological issues, and receive advice on the thesis writing process and career prospects. Please note that, while the registration to the colloquium is free, the network cannot provide for travel funding