Digit Debates

Our new Autumn webinar series presents cutting-edge research from leading thinkers about how digital technologies are changing work.

Our aim is to spark debate, challenge assumptions and become an essential resource for anyone who wants to understand how new technologies will impact employers, employees, job seekers and governments.

Register through the links below to join us on Wednesdays, 1-2pm (GMT) online, from 4th November – 9th December, 2020.

David Hesmondhalgh
  • 04 November 2020
  • Is music streaming bad for musicians?
Francesca Sobande
  • 11 November 2020
  • The Digital Lives of Black Women in Britain.
Juliet Schor
  • 18 November 2020
  • What do platforms do? Beyond the pro-con debate on gig labour
Debra Howcroft
  • 25 November 2020
  • A typology of crowdwork platforms
Duncan Gallie
  • 02 December 2020
  • Perspectives on the future in the sociology of work
Nachi Subramanian
  • 09 December 2020
  • How can online employee reviews help firms to innovate?

Digit Debates at the Festival of Social Science

Digit is hosting three events as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, an annual celebration of the social sciences, running from 7-15 November 2020. To register, click the links below.

Digital Brighton employment project

9 November 2020

The digital lives of black women in Britain

11 November 2020

Young people and employment in a digital age

13 November 2020