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Exploring the ways in which data and digital technology are transforming our world


The Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture & Society brings together a vibrant network of researchers across the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and beyond.

We support research groups and projects, facilitate collaborative partnerships, and run an exciting programme of seminars, events, training and networking opportunities. If you'd like to work with us, get in touch


Digital Livelihoods: The online gig economy and the future of decent refugee work in cities

How can digital work opportunities reshape refugees' access to decent work and sustainable livelihoods in restrictive environments?

Digital Livelihoods, a project led by Dr Andreas Hackl, explores the contribution of digital labour and digital learning to the provision of decent work and livelihoods among displaced persons in cities, with a focus on Berlin and Beirut.


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