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ENDL (European Network on Digital Labour) is a multidisciplinary network of researchers from fields as diverse as media studies, geography, sociology, law, economics. Read more here!

ENDL members organise and facilitate research seminars in universities and think tanks all around Europe.
We hold international conferences on digital labour, ethical challenges of online research, and the political economy of platforms.
The ENDL research community organises workshops to coordinate and exchange best practices.
Sometimes we meet for a drink and a chat — and updates about our ongoing projects.
Our doctoral colloquia are open to MRes, MPhil, and PhD students in different stages of their research.

Antonio Casilli

Telecom ParisTech

Antonio is a Sociologist at Telecom ParisTech, studying social conflict and digital rights.

He has published two books in French exploring the links between digital labour and automation.

Paola Tubaro

CNRS Paris

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.

Mark Graham

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.

Karen Gregory

University of Edinburgh

Karen is a Sociologist at the University of Edinburgh, where she teaches and researches digital sociology.

Her current research is on forms of solidarity in the ‘sharing economy’.

Jen Schradie

Sciences Po Paris

Jen is a Sociologist, at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Toulouse, 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.

Julian Posada

University of Toronto

Julian is a PhD student at the University of Toronto and a junior fellow of Massey College.

He studies worker co-operation in the gig economy and alternative forms of platform organisation. 

Adam Badger

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.

Alessandro Delfanti

University of Toronto

Alessando is an assistant Professor at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

His research areas include digital labour, participation and cooperation in digital media, hacking and digital activism and social movements and digital media.

Next event: two-day INDL conference in Paris - 13th & 14th June 2019

Microwork: Technology, Platforms, and Employment

Day 1 - Policy Perspectives

A series of panels sponsored by the DiPLab project and France Stratégie. Plus, a “meet the microworkers” session, co-organized with Sharers&Workers.

Day 2 - Academic Perspectives

An INDL (ENDL’s international brach) doctoral colloquium in the morning, followed by panels and a keynote speech 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

14th June 2019

LOCATION:

France Stratégie, 20, avenue de Ségur, 75007 Paris, France.

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