Fourth International Summer School on Computer Supported Cooperative Work
26-30 August 2019, Como Italy.
The CSCW Summer School provides young researchers (
Aims and scope
After the introduction of the acronym CSCW (Computer Supported Cooperative Work) in the late 1980’ the themes connected with the understanding of collaborative work practices and the design of artefacts supporting collaboration have become pervasive in many scientific, business and social discourses. The domains in which CSCW can inform sociotechnical design are constantly growing and changing. This asks for a continuous elaboration of the theoretical foundations of the underpinning disciplines through a reflection on the outcomes of the field studies, on the methods applied in the social and technological investigations and on the impact of the technologies on practices they are made part of. The combination of these perspectives should be the patrimony of any researcher who wants to grasp the complex and subtle issues that are involved in the CSCW research area.
The course will present central themes, methods
Monday: Introduction and foundations of CSCW
Tuesday: Field Studies
Wednesday: Conceptual foundations; Participatory Design
Friday: Theoretical foundations; Writing
Luigina Ciolfi, Dave Randall, Kjeld Schmidt, Carla Simone, Ina Wagner, Antonella di Angeli, Claus Bossen, Nina Boulus-Rødje
(For updates check: www.eusset.eu/events/summer-school/)
- April 8th, 2019: Application deadline. See below.
- April 15th, 2019: notification of acceptance.
- June 14th, 2019: deadline for registration.
Credits: 7,5 ECTS
The school will be held in Como (Italy), and specifically at Villa del Grumello, a nice villa close to Como: the center of the town can be reached in a ten minutes walk along the border of the lake.
Antonella di Angeli (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano – Italy)
Claus Bossen (Aarhus University – Denmark)
Nina Boulus-Rødje (Roskilde University – Denmark)
Last year, the fee was 700€ including accommodation (less for participants finding their own lodging), and we expect this to be approximately the same in 2019 (TBA)
Please provide a document that includes one to two pages of CV and one page that includes your
International applicants might need a visiting student visa to come to Italy. Information about the required documents are available at the “Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs” following this link. A request for a School Invitation Letter should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The request must contain all the necessary information along with a digitized copy of the identification page of the student passport (with name and photo).
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