Fifth International Summer School on Computer Supported Cooperative Work
*24-28 August 2020, Bolzano, Italy.*
The CSCW Summer School provides young researchers (PhD or post-doc) with
the opportunity to deepen their understanding of CSCW as a research field
and community. The interaction among the participants (both teachers and
students) will promote the generation of new ideas and their confrontation
with the experiences they have acquired in their field research.
*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 and discussions within CSCW
by experienced scholars in conversations with participants. Full program
TBA soon (For updates check: www.eusset.eu/events/summer-school/)
- April 8th, 2020: Application deadline. See below.
- April 16th, 2020: Notification of acceptance.
- June 14th, 2020: Deadline for registration
*Credits:* 7,5 ECTS
The school will be held in Bolzano (Italy), and specifically at Maretsch
Castle, a few minutes walking distance from the city center of Bolzano.
- Antonella di Angeli (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano - Italy)
- Claus Bossen (Aarhus University – Denmark)
- Nina Boulus-Rødje (Roskilde University – Denmark)
The registration fee for the course will be around 350€, not including
accomodation (For updates check: www.eusset.eu/events/summer-school/)
Please provide a document that includes one to two pages of CV and one page
that includes your PhD or research topic, your research approach, and why
you want to participate at the summer school. Deadline April 8th, 2020.
Please send it to: [log in to unmask]
A list of recommended accommodation will be provided later, however,
participants may choose accommodation as they see fit.
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
<http://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home/en>. A request for a School
Invitation Letter should be sent to [log in to unmask] 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).
For any information about the school please contact: [log in to unmask]
Nina Boulus-Rødje (Ph.D.) Associate Professor
Sustainable Digitalization Research Group.
Department of People and Technology. Roskilde University.
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Canadian Journal of Communication. Vol. 44 (1).
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