Saba Rebecca Brause

Research Assistant

Saba Rebecca Brause is a research assistant in the research group 3 (Working and Cooperating in the Sharing Economy). She holds an MSc in Social Science of the Internet from the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford, as well as a master’s in communication and a bachelor’s in political and social sciences from Sciences Po Paris.

Fields of Research

Platform labour, platform worker organizing, union renewal, technologies in everyday life, communication, science and technology studies.

Contact

E-mail:                   sbrause@inet.tu-berlin.de

Organisation:      Technische Universität Berlin [TU]

Publications

Brause, S. R., & Edwards, S. (2021). „Delivering at the Limits“ – A Framing Analysis of a German Trade Union’s Campaign for Platform Food Delivery Workers (Against Platform Determinism) [Workshop-Paper]. Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy Research. https://www.mediatechdemocracy.com/work/workshop-against-platform-determinism-cohort-ii
 
Stocker, V., Kolleck, A., Brause, S. R., & Schawe, N. (2021). Navigating the Landscape of the Sharing and Gig Economy Literature: A Systematic and Interdisciplinary Review (SSRN Scholarly Paper ID 3773458). Social Science Research Network. https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=3773458
 

Brause, S. R., & Blank, G. (2020). Externalized domestication: Smart speaker assistants, networks and domestication theory. Information, Communication & Society, 0(0), 1–13, (online: https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2020.1713845)

Conference Presentations

Brause, S. R., & Blank, G. (2021). ‘There are some Things that I would never ask Alexa‘ – Privacy and Smart Speaker Assistants. 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, online.
 
Brause, S. R., & Edwards, S. (2021). ’Delivering at the Limits’ – A Framing Analysis of a German Trade Union’s Campaign for Platform Food Delivery Workers. British Universities Industrial Relations Association 2021 Conference, online.
 

Brause, S. R. & Blank, G. (2020) „Privacy concerns and protective behaviour for Smart Speaker Assistants”. 2020 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics.

Brause, S., & Blank, G. (2019). Smart Voice Assistants: Early Adopters’ Uses and Implications for the Study of the Internet. American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, New York City.

Brause, S. R. (2019) “Trade union strategies towards gig economy workers”. PhD Colloquium. International Network on Digital Labor-1 conference.

Brause, S. R., & Blank, G. (2019). „Externalized domestication: Smart speaker assistants, networks and domestication theory”. 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.