Events

Upcoming Events

AI Will See You Now? (invited panelist at the Data Debate)
Sanna Ojanperä
November 1, 2018
London, United Kingdom

The Digital Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa (invited talk at the Rethinking Economics Conference)
Sanna Ojanperä
November 18, 2018
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Future(s) of Work (invited talk at the Highlands and Islands Enterprise Seminar on Future of Work)
Sanna Ojanperä
November 28, 2018
Inverness, United Kingdom

 

Previous Events

Labour Agency in Gig Economy (talk at the Workshop on Social Life of Work)
Amir Anwar
June 20, 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom

Opportunities and Constraints for platform workers in Africa (talk at the Workshop on Work and Employment in the Era of Platform Capitalism at Dauphine University)
Amir Anwar and Mark Graham
June 5, 2018
Paris, France

Developing Standards for the Gig Economy (talk at GIZ’s 7th Make-IT Alliance Networking Meeting, re:publica)
Mark Graham
May 2, 2018
Berlin, Germany

It’s the End of the Work as We Know it – and I feel fine (panelist at GIZ’s 7th Make-IT Alliance Networking Meeting, re:publica)
Mark Graham
May 2, 2018
Berlin, Germany

Digital Entrepreneurship in Africa: An Uneven and Challenging Landscape (talk at GIZ’s 7th Make-IT Alliance Networking Meeting, re:publica)
Nicolas Friederici
May 2, 2018
Berlin, Germany

A Planetary Labour Market? (invited speaker at the New Internationalist Ethical Careers Fair)
Mark Graham
April 29, 2018
London, United Kingdom

Towards a Fairer World of Digital Work (plenary speaker at UNCTAD E-Commerce week)
Mark Graham
April 16, 2018
Geneva, Switzerland

Developing Principles for Fair Online Platform Work (session organised with Jamie Woodcock at UNCTAD E-Commerce week)
Mark Graham
April 16, 2018
Geneva, Switzerland

A Planetary Labour Market? (keynote speaker at Schafft Der Mensch Den Mensch Ab? Die Zukunft Der Arbeit Im Digitalen Zeitalter at Bucerius Lab / Zeit Stiftung)
Mark Graham
April 13-14, 2018
Hamburg, Germany

 The Fairwork Foundation: towards fair work in the digital economy (invited speaker, with Jamie Woodcock at the DIODE Workshop)
Mark Graham
April 11-12, 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom

Towards a Planetary Labour Market (invited speaker at the Department for International Development Workshop on the Future of Work)
Mark Graham
April 3, 2018
London, United Kingdom

Labour Agency in Global Gig Economy (talk at the International Labour Process Conference at the University of Buenos Aires)
Amir Anwar and Mark Graham
March 21-23, 2018
Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Nation-Form: Histories and Presence (invited panellist at the Dangerous Conjunctures)
Mark Graham
March 15-17, 2018
Berlin, Germany

Measuring the Online Gig Economy Using Data Science (invited speaker at the DIODE Workshop)
Mark Graham
January 22-23, 2018
Cape Town, South Africa

The Global Platform Economy and its Implications for Digital Workers (talk at Internet Governance Forum 2017)
Mark Graham
December 18-21, 2017
Geneva, Switzerland

Towards a Fairer World of Work (invited speaker at a combined gathering of staff from German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ))
Mark Graham
December 14, 2017
Bonn, Germany

The Future of Work: Technological Change, Jobs, Skills and Development Pathways (invited speaker at the Work in the Digital Economy: Regulation and Conflicts Workshop at Universite Catholique de Louvain)
Mark Graham
November 22, 2017
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

The Digital Knowledge Economy Index: Mapping Content Production (paper presentation at the Economic Effects of Digitalization Session at the Fifth IMF Statistical Forum)
Sanna Ojanperä
November 16, 2017
Washington, DC, United States

Constraints and Opportunities for platform workers in Africa (talk at the Workshop on digitalization and the reconfiguration of labor governance in the global economy at the Institute of Political, Historical and International Studies in the University of Lausanne)
Amir Anwar and Mark Graham
November 15, 2017
Lausanne, Switzerland

Towards a Fairer World of Digital Work (invited speaker at the Domus Dinner at Green Templeton College)
Mark Graham
November 14, 2017
Oxford, United Kingdom

Trends in the Global Digital Economy: Increasing Divides and the Promise of Local Entrepreneurship (plenary talk & panel 15th ITU World Telecommunication / ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS))
Nicolas Friederici
November 14-16, 2017
Hammamet, Tunisia

Studying the Impact of ICT Policies on Growth Patterns of Local Online Content in Sub-Saharan Africa (paper presentation at the Regional Conflicts and Contested Spatial Identities in the Digital Sphere workshop at the the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Sanna Ojanperä
November 3-4, 2017
Erlangen, Germany

Towards a fairer world of digital work(talk at the the CGIL-FILCAMS Seminar)
Amir Anwar and Mark Graham
October 24, 2017
Rome, Italy

Gig work in Africa: Freedom, flexibility, precarity and vulnerability among platform workers (talk at the the Reshaping Work in Platform Economy Conference)
Amir Anwar and Mark Graham
October 18, 2017
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Future of Work: Technological Change, Jobs, Skills and Development Pathways (invited speaker at the Sustainable Development and Inclusive GlobalizationWorkshop hosted by G20/UNDP)
Mark Graham
October 16, 2017
New York, United States

Strategies for Platforms and Unions in the Global Gig Economy (invited speaker at a discussion with the heads of German labour platforms (IG Metall))
Mark Graham
October 14, 2017
Frankfurt, Germany

Changing Connectivity and Global Knowledge Economies (at the “Development Implications of the Digital Economy: Policy and Practice” International Workshop)
Mark Graham, Amir Anwar, and Sanna Ojanperä
October 9, 2017
Oxford, United Kingdom

Strategies for Regulating the Future World of Work (invited speaker at a discussion with Swedish Parliamentarians (Committee on the Labour Market))
Mark Graham
September 14, 2017
London, United Kingdom

The Networked Nature of the Sub-Saharan African Knowledge Economy and its Relation to Manufacture-led Regional Trade (paper presentation at the Role of Industrial Development in Sustainable and Equitable Growth Panel at the Development Studies Association Conference)
Sanna Ojanperä
September 6-8, 2017
Bradford, UK

Building on National ICT Policies to Achieve SDG 9.c: Investigating the Growth of Local Digital Content in Sub-Saharan Africa (paper presentation at the Planning for Sustainable Development Goals: New Thinking and Emerging Practices Panel at the Development Studies Association Conference)
Sanna Ojanperä
September 6-8, 2017
Bradford, UK

Digital Economies, Digital Connectivity, Digital Margins (three sessions at 5th Global Conference on Economic Geography)
Amir Anwar, Nicolas Friederici, Mark Graham, Sanna Ojanperä, and Michel Wahome
July 24-28, 2018
Cologne, Germany

Platform Labour in Global Economic Margins: Agency and Autonomy among Platform Workers in Africa (presentation at the at 5th Global Conference on Economic Geography)
Amir Anwar and Mark Graham
July 24-28, 2018
Cologne, Germany

Innovation Hubs in Africa (talk at Leibniz-Institut fuer Raumbezogene Sozialforschung)
Nicolas Friederici
June 29, 2017
Leibniz-IRS, Erkner, Germany

Digital Entrepreneurship in African Cities (talk at Humboldt University)
Nicolas Friederici
June 27, 2017
Geographisches Institut, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

How Nascent Technology Entrepreneurs Organize: The Community Assembly Process (paper presentation at DRUID NYC 2017)
Nicolas Friederici
June 12-14, 2017
New York University, New York City, US

Digital Entrepreneurship (panel moderation at Oxford Africa Conference)
Nicolas Friederici
May 19-20, 2017
Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford, UK

Global Innovation Gathering Workshop
Nicolas Friederici
May 13-14, 2017
Blogfabrik, Berlin, Germany

The Impact of Connectivity in Africa: Grand Visions and the Mirage of Inclusive Digital Development (invited keynote talk at the Telecommunications Workshop of the Change, Power & Network Industries Series, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge)
Sanna Ojanperä
May 10, 2017
Clare College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Addressing Development Challenges with the Use of Big Data (invited talk at the Bond Technology for Development Group)
Sanna Ojanperä
April 5, 2017
London, UK

Call and Contact Centre Workers and the Roles of Labour Unions in Africa (invited talk at the 4th UNI Africa Regional Conference)
Mark Graham and Mohammad Amir Anwar
March 25, 2017
Dakar, Senegal

Digitalization and Global Labour Markets (invited talk at the Oxford International Relations Society)
Amir Anwar
January 19, 2017
Oxford, UK

The Global Gig Economy and its Implications for Digital Workers (invited talk at the Global IT Organizing Conference)
Mark Graham
January 18, 2017
Berlin, Germany

Innovation hubs in Africa: Assemblers of Technology Entrepreneurs (paper presentation at 1st International RGCS Symposium – Work & Workplace Transformations)
Nicolas Friederici
December 16, 2016
EMLYON Business School, Paris, France

Digitalization and Global Labour Markets (invited keynote talk at the London School of Economics Media and Communication Research Dialogues)
Mark Graham
December 13, 2016
London, UK

Measuring the Hidden Contours of the Global Knowledge Economy with a Digital Index (paper presentation at the Oxford Internet Institute Platform Economy Seminar)
Sanna Ojanperä
December 8, 2016
Oxford, UK

Measuring the Hidden Contours of the Global Knowledge Economy with a Digital Index (talk at the Oxford Internet Institute Brown Bag Seminar)
Sanna Ojanperä
November 30, 2016
Oxford, UK

Virtual Production Networks and Their Impacts on Worker Livelihoods (talk at the Trade in the Digital Economy Workshop organized in conjunction with UNCTAD)
Mark Graham
November 28, 2016
Bangkok, Thailand

Innovation hubs in Rwanda: Can technology entrepreneurship build a nation? (talk at Oxford Central Africa Forum, OCAF)
Nicolas Friederici
November 16 ,2016
Dahrendorf Room, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Digitalization and Global Labour Markets (invited keynote talk at the UNI Global Leadership Summit: The Future of Work)
Mark Graham
November 15, 2016
Nyon, Switzerland

Digital Labour and Development (invited opening talk at the Platform Cooperativism Conference)
Mark Graham
November 11, 2016
New York, United States

Rethinking Futures of Digital Labour (invited talk at the Technology and the Human Future conference)
Mark Graham
October 20, 2016
Oslo, Norway

Digital Labour and Development: New Knowledge Economies or Digital Sweatshops? (invited talk at the Microenterprise, Technology and Big Data: New Forms of Digital Enterprise and Work and Ways to Research Them Seminar)
Mark Graham
October 11, 2016
Southampton, UK

Measuring the Hidden Contours of the Global Knowledge Economy with Big Data (paper presentation at the Symposium of Big Data and Human Development)
Sanna Ojanperä
September 15, 2016
Oxford, UK

Virtual Production Networks: Existing Commodification and Disembeddeness (paper presentation at the Development Studies Association Conference)
Mark Graham with Alex Wood
September 14, 2016
Oxford, UK

Power, Politics, and Digital Development Panel (organizer of four panel sessions at the Development Studies Association Conference)
Mark Graham
September 12-14, 2016
Oxford, UK

Measuring the Hidden Contours of the Global Knowledge Economy with a Digital Index (paper presentation at the Politics of Measurement: How What We Measure Influences What We Do and Ignore Panel at the Development Studies Association Conference)
Sanna Ojanperä
September 12, 2016
Oxford, UK

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