We have experienced issues with our web servers and will have to do some serious troubleshooting. During this time the server will be down. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope to be back soon.READ MORE

Under the hot sun of Portugal and in the cool rooms of a beautiful former church, we gathered for a ECSCW 2022 workshop on CSCW and Algorithmic Systems. Instead of considering algorithms or data in a narrow technical sense, our workshop focused on algorithmic systems and their increasing role in societyREAD MORE

View of Coimbra from the ocean.

Author: Richard Paulch What can different disciplines say about learning and negotiation, using robots as an example? Here we discuss the experiences gathered during the workshop “Robots in heterogeneous contexts: Negotiation of co-creative lifelong learning spaces through participatory approaches”. The workshop was integrated into the 20th European Conference on Computer-SupportedREAD MORE

EUSSET thanks the organisers for the great 2022 ECSCW Conference in Coimbra. We are now looking forward to the 2023 ECSCW conference, that will take place in Trondheim. In the meantime the proceedings are avialable in the EUSSET Digital Library, which is Open Access.READ MORE

Gender and Uncertainties – glimpses from the Summer School 2021

The Fifth International Summer School on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) held in Como, Italy gave us an opportunity to deepen our understanding of CSCW as a research field. The experienced scholars of CSCW focused on building the understanding of collaborative work practices and the design of artefacts supporting collaborationREAD MORE

The winners of the 2019 David B. Martin Award are Srihari Hulikal Muralidhar, Claus Bossen & Jacki O’Neill for their paper “Rethinking Financial Inclusion: from Access to Autonomy” (access via >> EUSSET DL). Abstract. Financial inclusion has been defined and understood primarily in terms of access, thereby constituting ‘inclusion’/‘exclusion’ as a binary. ThisREAD MORE

The winners of the inaugural David B. Martin Best Paper Award are Mateusz Dolata and Gerhard Schwabe (University of Zurich) for their paper “Paper practices in institutional talk: How financial advisors impress their clients” (access via >> EUSSET DL), for the original, detailed and thoroughly grounded study of an interesting work domain andREAD MORE

2015 EUSSET-IISI Lifetime Achievement Award to Susanne Bødker and Christian Heath Susanne Bødker and Christian Heath have been and are two central figures in shaping a research agenda for the design of socially embedded technologies over a number of years. They represent two lines of research which each had a tremendous influence onREAD MORE

2013 EUSSET-IISI Lifetime Achievement Award to Liam Bannon and Kjeld Schmidt Laudatio:Kjeld Schmidt and Liam Bannon were largely responsible for the creation and development of European CSCW research as a distinctive research arena, one in which attention to practice became regarded as fundamental to the design of socio-technical systems. Both have made aREAD MORE