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16 June 2021

How does labour market digitalization affect social mobility?

Digit Debates talk from Professor Vili Lehdonvirta.

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9 June 2021

Pandemic, Performance and the Pace of Work

Digit Debates talk with Professor Abigail Marks.

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26 May 2021

Live from the farm: How Chinese video apps are changing the global development landscape

Digit Debates talk with Professor Xiaolan Fu.

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19 May 2021

Automation and the End of Work?

Digit Debates talk with Dr Aaron Benanav.

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12 May 2021

Platform firms and the restructuring of work

Digit Debates talk with Professor Anke Hassel.

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5 May 2021

Technology and Transformations in US Retail: Unequal power, unequal outcomes

Digit Debates talk with Professors Chris Tilly and Chris Benner.

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17 March 2021

Algorithmic workplace surveillance

Join us for the final session of our Digit Debates Spring series. Aida Ponce Del Castillo will be talking about Algorithmic workplace surveillance.

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10 March 2021

What to do? Almost everything about us, is happening without us

Digit Debates talk with Robin Allen QC and Dee Masters. Register.

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3 March 2021

Protecting workers in the digital age

Digit Debates talk with Janine Berg. Register.

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24 February 2021

The geo-politics of artificial intelligence

Digit Debates talk with Alexandra Mousavizadeh. Register.

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10 February 2021

Why the world needs to worry about the ethics of AI

Digit Debates talk with Simon Greenman. Register.

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3 February 2021

Decoding employment status

Digit Debates talk with Professor Simon Deakin. Register.

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25 January 2021 to 28 January 2021

10th Marie Jahoda Winter School of Sociology: “Research and Activism” – online event

The Marie Jahoda Winter School 2021 “Research and Activism” will address the interrelationship between both scientific and political activism in the 21st century and under the conditions of the digital age.

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9 December 2020

How can online employee reviews help firms to innovate?

Digit Debates talk with Professor Nachiappan Subramanian.  Register.

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2 December 2020

Perspectives on the future in the sociology of work

Digit Debates talk with Professor Duncan Gallie.  Register.

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25 November 2020

A typlology of crowdwork platforms

Digit Debates talk with Professor Debra Howcroft.  Register.

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18 November 2020

What do platforms do? Beyond the pro-con debate on gig labour

Digit Debates talk with Professor Juliet Schor.  Register.

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13 November 2020

Young people and employment in a digital age

Part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2020.

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11 November 2020

The digital lives of black women in Britain: Between creativity, community and commodification

Digit Debates talk with Dr Francesca Sobande, part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science and in association with the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Women and Gender Forum.  Register.

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9 November 2020

Digital Brighton & Hove Employment Project: exploring connections and exclusion in employment and jobseeking

Part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2020.

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7 November 2020 to 15 November 2020

ESRC Festival of Social Science

The 2020 Festival of Social Science (FoSS 2020) will be a digital-first event, to be held from 07-15 November 2020.

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4 November 2020

Is music streaming bad for musicians? Problems of evidence and argument

Digit Debates talk with Professor David Hesmondhalgh.  Register.

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8 October 2020 to 13 October 2020

Civil Service Mental Health Conference

Digit’s Dr Emma Russell has been asked to present a session on the ‘always-on’ culture at the Civil Service Mental Health Conference (open to all 445,000 civil servants).

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30 July 2020

A Brave New World: The Future of Work – a Sussex Alumni event

Professor Jackie O’Reilly will be speaking at a Sussex Alumni event.

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18 July 2020 to 20 July 2020

SASE Conference 2020

Amsterdam, Netherlands

More details on SASE website.

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8 July 2020 to 10 July 2020

2020 ISS (International Schumpeter Society) Conference

Rome, Italy

The biennial conference of the International Schumpeter Society will be held in 2020 in Rome, Italy and hosted in the campus of LUISS University for three days, July 8-10, 2020. The Schumpeter Prize dinner will be held on July 9th.

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2 July 2020

Sam Roscoe on the panel for a session by Delaware Consulting Group about Supply Chain Resilience during Covid 19

Sam Roscoe has been invited to appear on a panel at the Delaware Supply Chain Support Forum, Episode #3

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23 April 2020

Sam Roscoe from Digit has been invited to give evidence to the International Trade Select Committee

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22 April 2020

Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change seminar

New Technologies at Work: Situated Knowledge, Collaboration and Voice

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1 April 2020 to 3 April 2020

CANCELLED – Journal of Management Studies Conference 2020

Birmingham, United Kingdom

The Future of Work: conference sponsored by Journal of Management Studies & Society for Advancement of Management Studies.

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30 March 2020 to 3 April 2020

Eu-SPRI Early Career Research and PhD Training School

Falmer, United Kingdom

Call for applications: EU SPRI Spring School 2020

Transformative Innovation for Sustainability and Post-industrial Industrial Policy


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5 February 2020

Prof Jackie O’Reilly gives lecture on ‘International comparisons of work in the digital age’

Bristol, United Kingdom

Public lecture organised by Digital Societies, The Digital Futures Research Group, University of Bristol

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30 January 2020

Digit launch meeting

London, United Kingdom

Details to follow.

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16 January 2020 to 17 January 2020

Disrupting technology: contextualising continuity and change in technology, work and employment

Leeds, United Kingdom

Two-day conference hosted by the Centre for Employment Relations Innovation and Change (CERIC).

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27 November 2019

Working Identities report launch

London, United Kingdom

Working Identities offers a unique, cross-sector insight into the changing world of work and its wide-ranging impacts on individuals and wider society.

It presents a series of practical, policy-focused recommendations for promoting progress towards more peaceful, open and inclusive societies.

The launch will begin with reflections from Dr Selenko, followed by a short panel discussion to highlight and respond to its key themes and recommendations.

Guest panellists are:

  • Kate Bell – Head of Rights, International, Social and Economics, Trades Union Congress (TUC)
  • Jacqueline O’Reilly – Professor of Comparative Human Resource Management, University of Sussex
  • Mark Littlewood – Director General, Institute of Economic Affairs

Full details on the Cumberland Lodge website

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19 November 2019 to 20 November 2019

Digit’s Professor Jackie O’Reilly presents at the WSI Herbstforum 2019

Berlin, Germany

This week Prof Jackie O’Reilly presented at the WSI Herbstforum 2019 which is organised by the Hans Böckler Foundation.

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19 November 2019 to 22 November 2019

WSI Autumn Forum

Berlin, Germany

Full details in WSI Herbstforum 2019 Programm (PDF, in German).

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2 November 2019 to 9 November 2019

ESRC Festival of Social Science

Various loctions, United Kingdom

450 events across the UK.

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23 October 2019

Nesta conference: ‘Working Better’

London, United Kingdom

Using data and design to create an inclusive, future-oriented system for jobs and skills.

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