Research Papers

(2020): Unchain the human in the Global Value Chain (Arora, P): Chapter in The Great Redesign

(In process): Agency and servitude in platform labour (Sai Amulya Komarraju, Arora, P; Raman, U.): Special Issue ‘Reclaiming the human in machine cultures’ Media Culture & Society Journal

(In process): Collectivisation by design: Shaping the future of work through a feminist framework (Mehta, C, Arora, P; Raman, U.): Chapter in The SAGE Handbook of Human-Machine Communication

Media Articles

From Unbanked to fully Digital: A look behind Bangladesh’s online money transfers (pages 28-29)
Essay by Mohammad Sahid Ullah for the Dhaka Courier, an Independent Newsweekly, 01.08.2020.

Where in India’s COVID-19 Response Is the Moral Compass That Guides Governance?
Essay by Usha Raman for the Science: The Wire, 01.08.2020.

Technology for a social cause: TikTok and Asia’s mobile-first nations
CoronaBrief Blog by Payal Arora for the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, 11.05.2020.

Digital justice for the next billion users
Interview with Payal Arora for the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, 24.03.2020.


Exploring Democratizing the future of work: Feminist approaches to digital collectives Edge Session at Ministry of Change, UNDP 27.10.2020

Data sovereignty and data colonialism Keynote Roundtable Panel with Nick Couldry, Ralph Litzinger, Amir Anwar, London School of Economics, 02.09.2020

Unchain the human in the global value chain LIVE show with Payal Arora on Whats NEXT-Hamburg, 25.06.2020

Webinar on informal labour & platform economy
with Payal Arora, Pondicherry University 12.06.2020

Deconstructing the Data Gaze
Round table talk by Usha Raman, University of Hyderabad

The digital economy in Asia: feminist perspectives
Webinar organized by Friedrich Ebert Foundation, 22.04.2020


Virtual project meeting on stakeholder mapping, 04.06.2020

FemLab Conversation with Farzana Nawaz, 08.05.2020

Project launch
27-29.01.2020, University of Hyderabad
(see related blog post)