The Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society and FES Future of Work invite submissions for the PhD Summer School related to the topics of
- algorithmic management,
- smart manufacturing,
- human-machine interaction,
- changes in management strategies,
- discrimination in the workplace,
- involvement of trade unions in regulating the use of AI,
- occupational safety and health risks,
- changes in work organization,
- requirements for workers’ training, and autonomy and risk monitoring.
Number of places: 16 PhD students working on the topics related to digitalisation transformation from the social science perspective. Interdisciplinary approaches are highly encouraged.
Eligibility: currently registered PhD students in Social Science/Related Disciplines.
Selection: Participants will be selected following a peer-review process and on the basis of scientific excellence of their proposed abstract. A fair balance between different regions within and Europe and topics will be maintained. A limited number of places reserved for students outside the EU.
Format of the event: On-site
Funding: All selected participants will be provided with 3 nights’ accommodation and meals during the stay. The travel costs and the costs for COVID-19 tests if required for the travel are not reimbursed. The PhD Students from Ukraine will be offered travel scholarships.
Fee: a fee of 50 EUR to be paid to the organisers once the list of participants is announced.
Guidelines for applications:
Please send a short CV (max. 3 pages) and an abstract of your paper (400 words max) by May 15, 2023.
Your abstract should contain the following subheadings:
- Title of paper
- Keywords (up to 4)
- Research question
- Theoretical framework
- Methodology (if empirical paper)
- Preliminary findings or conclusions
Applications (in a single PDF file) must be submitted to inga.sabanova(at)fes.de by May 15, 2023.
The list of selected participants will be announced by June 15, 2023.