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Digit Summer School 2021

The application deadline for the Digit Summer School has been extended until 15 June 2021

The Digit Summer School on Global Value Chains & Digit Transformations is open to Early Career Researchers (ECRs), who we define as individuals that are currently undertaking a PhD or working in a postdoctoral researcher capacity, and are within 5 years of submitting their PhD.

The theme for Digit’s 2021 Summer School reflects the way that digital transformations are changing the organisation, quality and location of work along Global Value chains.

The school will have four parallel tracks:

·         Digital transformation in Global Value Chains and future skill needs

·         The Changing Nature and Location of Work along Global Value Chains

·         Digital Transformation for organisations and the wider society

·         Emerging entrepreneurship through evolving Digital infrastructures for GVCs


Applicants should submit a 1000 word abstract by 15 June 2021. All details can be found on the Digit Summer School webpage.

·         Deadline for 1000 word abstract submission: extended to 15/06/2021

·         Notification of abstract acceptance and invitation to submit full paper: 30/06/2021

·         Deadline for full paper submission: 31/08/2021


This year’s School will be held online on 14th, 15th & 16th September 2021.

Please do share with anyone you think would be interested and eligible.




Digital Futures at Work Research Centre 
University of Sussex Business School
Jubilee 301
University of Sussex
United Kingdom


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8th June 2021