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[Commlist] Call Abstracts - Brazilian Conference on Digital Labor

Wed Jan 15 22:32:25 GMT 2020

*Brazilian Conference on Digital Labor – DigiLabour*

*Call for Abstracts - *

April 15-16, 2020

Unisinos University / Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos

Porto Alegre, Brazil

*Submit:* an abstract in English, Portuguese or Spanish (300 words) and short bio to (digilabour /at/ <mailto:(digilabour /at/>

*Deadline:* February 3, 2020

Confirmed speakers include Niels van Doorn (Universiteit van Amsterdam) and Ludmila Costhek Abilio (Universidade Estadual de Campinas), and more to be confirmed. The conference will also host roundtables of policy makers and worker-led organizations.

The conference encourages submissions that explore one of the following issues or another related to digital labor research.

– Digital labor from various perspectives/fields/dimensions;

– Theories, methodologies and epistemologies of digital labor;

– Algorithms, data, platforms and work;

– Artificial intelligence and human work;

– Platformization of labor;

– Platform cooperativism;

– Surveillance, control and digital labor;

– Algorithmic control;

– Narratives and representations about digital labor;

– Race, class, gender and territory in digital labor;

– Entrepreneurial rationality and digital media;

– Regulation of work on digital platforms;

– Collective organization of workers in platform context (worker collectives, labor unions…);

– Platform capitalism and sharing economy;

– Health and work in digital contexts;

– Digital Labor in Latin America

– Education and work in context of platformization;

– Alternative platforms;

– Action research on digital labor;

– Gamification/games and work.

​Results will be announced on February 17, 2020.

*Brazilian Conference on Digital Labor *is a pre-conference of AoIR Flashpoint Symposium. It will be held on April 17th, also at the Unisinos University, Porto Alegre. More information:

*_Organizing Committee_*

Rafael Grohmann (Unisinos)

Adriana Amaral (Unisinos)

Alberto Efendy Maldonado (Unisinos)

Jiani Bonin (Unisinos)

Mario de Conto (ESCOOP)

Daniel Abs (UFRGS)

*_Scientific Committee_*

Ana Claudia Moreira Cardoso (UFJF)

Arturo Arriagada (Universidad Adolfo Ibañez)

Bianca Tavolari (INSPER/CEBRAP)

Carlos D’Andrea (UFMG)

Cláudia Nonato (CPCT/ECA-USP)

Claudia Rebechi (UTFPR)

Claudiana Guedes (UFRRJ)

Danila Cal (UFPA)

Enda Brophy (Simon Fraser University)

Graciela Natansohn (UFBA)

Helena Martins (UFC)

Janaína Visibeli Barros (UEMG)

Jean-Paul Van Belle (University of Cape Town)

Karin Fast (Karlstad University)

Leonardo Foletto (LabCidade – FAU-USP / BaixaCultura)

Luci Praun (UFAC)

Mark Andrejevic (Pomona University)

Mark Graham (University of Oxford)

Mary Gray (Microsoft Research)

Mayo Fuster (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)

Natalia Vinelli (Universidad de Buenos Aires)

Nathalie Fragoso (InternetLab)

Rafael Bellan (UFES)

Rafael Evangelista (Unicamp)

Ricardo Antunes (Unicamp)

Ricardo Festi (UnB)

Rodrigo Carelli (UFRJ)

Rodrigo Moreno Marques (UFMG)

Roseli Figaro (USP)

Rudimar Baldissera (UFRGS)

Ruy Braga (USP)

Sarah Abdelnour (Université Paris-Dauphine)

Sergio Amadeu (UFABC)

Thaiane Oliveira (UFF)

Vander Casaqui (UMESP)

Veena Dubal (University of California)

Willian Fernandes Araújo (UNISC)

Please send any inquiries to (rafaelgrohmann /at/ <mailto:(rafaelgrohmann /at/> or (digilabour /at/ <mailto:(digilabour /at/>

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