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Sidney Rothstein

Former Research Fellow

Sidney Rothstein is a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. He is primarily concerned with the political economy of digital change, in particular with trade union organizing and labor disputes among highly qualified IT employees and the representation of the political interests of IT companies. At the Weizenbaum Institute he worked on the project “Embedding the Future: Tech Employers and Long-Term Unemployment in Europe”. His stay at the Institute was mainly used for initial field research on the topic of political organization in the German IT industry and the preparation of interviews with companies.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Research Fellow:

Research Group "Working in highly automated digital-hybrid processes"

01 July - 30 September 2018

Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, Köln