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Future of work after COVID-19: Platform cooperativism, opportunities and challenges

17 JUNE 2021 5:00 – 6:30 PM Webinar link: https://unibo.zoom.us/j/91372461761 Meeting ID: 913 7246 1761   Participants: Melissa Renau Cano (Dimmons Research Group) Eugeni Chafer (Katuma) Tina Krell (Platform Alternatives) Sara de Heusch and Marie Van Campenhout(Smart) Piero Ingrosso (Almavicco) Jonathan Reyes (Fairbnb) Maurilio Pirone (UNIBO)   Description of the session: Future of Work After Covid-19: Opportunities and Challenges of Platform Cooperativism Current pandemic has triggered a new wave of labour digitalisation. Platforms expanded, from smart working to urban services. In some cases, they assumed the role of essential infrastructures for social reproduction (e.g., food delivery sector). Nevertheless, working conditions…

Call for Abstracts “The Future of the Platform Economy and Platform Work” PhD Symposium

PhD Symposium The Future of the Platform Economy and Platform Work 27-28 October, 2021 Hosts: Dimmons, IN3, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya DigiLabour Research Lab, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos University) Timeline: July 30: Deadline for submission of 300-word abstracts August 31: Selection Notifications We invite contributions to the “The Future of the Platform Economy and Platform Work” PhD Symposium. PhD students are encouraged to submit their ongoing research related to the broad topic of platform work. We especially welcome submissions related to studies that improve our understanding of the platform economy business models in promoting certain working…

Presentació MatchImpulsa. 05 de maig. 11.15h

Presentem #MatchImpulsa, un programa obert transversalment feminista per impulsar la plataformització digital de l’Economia Social i Solidària i col·laborativa de Barcelona en el marc de la #CàtedraOberta, fruit de la col.laboració entre la UOC (Equip Dimmons), l’Ajuntament de Barcelona i Barcelona Activa. 📆 05/05 – 11:15h 📍Des de la Sala de premsa Lluís Companys (Ajuntament de Barcelona) 🖥Seguiu el directe a https://matchimpulsa.barcelona/  

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In the frame of the Barcelona UOC Chair in Digital Economy, Dimmons IN3 UOC, the Barcelona City Council and Barcelona Activa launch Matchimpulsa, a transversally feminist programme to foster the digital platformization of Social and Solidarity Economy and Platform Economy in the city of Barcelona. This innovative programme emerged as a response to the current social crisis context resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. It seeks to promote economies with social transformative values, especially Social and Solidarity and Feminist Economy, to strengthen local economic circularity  and to promote a favourable environment for the economic acceleration of projects focused on the people’s…

Towards a people and planet-oriented (digital) transition in Europe : Platform cooperatives and their fundamental role in the context of recovery

This paper is open to the signatures of other organizations : Sign it here   Digital transition, platforms and the alternative model of platform coops Digital transition figures high on the EU policy agenda and among the main priorities of policies and programmes to come – starting with Digital Europe and the digital single market, but including also others related to the EU Recovery Plan, Cohesion Policy, etc.The COVID19 crisis further contributed to the fact that an increasing number of national governments, cities and regions put digitalisation – including the development of the platform economy – at the very top…

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