CAMEo - Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies

Newton Tech4Dev event

25-26 November 2016

CAMEo sponsored a panel on ‘Digital Sweatshops’ at the launch of the Newton Tech4 Dev Network at the University of Leicester. Professor Mark Banks chaired a session that featured presentations from Alex Wood (Oxford Internet Institute), Jason Cabanes (University of Leeds) and Cheryl l Soriano (De La Salle University), and Emmanuel David (University of Colorado) each exploring different aspects of labour outsourcing in the digital and creative industries.

The Newton Tech4Dev Network is funded by a British Council Institutional Links grant of £300,000, with Dr Jonathan Ong from the School of Media, Communication and Sociology as the Principal Investigator at the University of Leicester and Dr Julio Teehankee as Principal Investigator in De La Salle University, Philippines.More details on the event and Network can be found here.

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