In 2023, the PhD Summer School took place between the 11th of September and 14th of September in Berlin, Germany.
The School aims to explore upcoming research questions related to the emerging impacts
of artificial intelligence on workers.
The Summer School focuses on a range of topics, including
- Algorithmic management,
- Changes in management strategies,
- Discrimination at the workplace,
- Involvement of trade unions in regulating the use of AI,
- Changes in work organisation.
Prof. Dr. Martin Krzywdzinski is Professor of International Labour Relations at the Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg, Director at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society and Head of the research group "Globalization, Work and Production" at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center.
Dr. Nuno Boavida is Researcher working in the intersection of technology and labour at CICS.NOVA, Lisbon. His main research interests are related to the interdisciplinary fields of Science and Technology Studies and Labour studies. He is now working on topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Telework, Algorithm Management, Migrations, Work and Employment.
Dr. Miriam Rosa is Researcher and Professor at Iscte-University Institute of Lisbon (CIS). She is a social and organisational psychologist, conducting research and training on relations between social groups of asymmetric status, and processes of social influence.
Dr. Florian Butollo is Research Fellow the WZB Berlin Social Science Center. He was Senior Advisor at the Enquete Commission ‘Artificial Intelligence – Social Responsibility and Economic Potential’ of the German Parliament (2018 – 2020).
The Summer School has gathered 16 PhD Students
Marion Beauvalet, the University of Paris-Dauphine, France
Srravya Chandhiramowuli, City University, London, UK
Joel Christoph, European University Institute, Italy
Athina Fatsea, Ionian University, Greece
Michael Francis, the University of Manchester, UK
Sander Junte, the University of Barcelona, Spain
Adarsh Kumar, the University of Jena, Germany
Isabell Lippert, the University of Dresden, Germany
Naira López, TU Dublin, Ireland
Justine Marienfeldt, the University of Potsdam, Germany
Mario Ottaiano, Helmut-Schmidt-Universität, Germany
Lea Schneidemesser, the University of Erfurt, Germany
Daniel Schneiß, the Weizenbaum Institute, Germany
Tiago Vieira, European University Institute, Italy
Mareike Winkler, Oldenburg University, Germany
Assia Wirth, Université Paris-Saclay, France