This summer I read a classic novel. John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath earned him a Nobel prize in literature. The book was controversial when it came out. It was labeled as communist propaganda. It was burned and forbidden. It was even challenged in court as late as 1986 forREAD MORE

Dear colleagues, The calls for contributions for the European conferences on computer supported cooperative work (ECSCW) 2023 are now out and available on our web site: https://ecscw.eusset.eu/ You can contribute by submitting your journal papers, exploratory papers, notes, proposals for organizing workshops and masterclasses, and more. Some highlights:  You will findREAD MORE

Are you an early career researcher, a PhD student or a Post Doc fellow working within areas related to practice-based computing? The EUSSET community offers opportunities for you to get involved in community services and build your academic network. Join us in the ECSCW 2022 early career event and inREAD MORE

Challenges and opportunities for Early Career Researchers 1

Last year we organized an online early career event during the ECSCW 2021 conference. The event was attended by approximately 20 people, in addition to the three of us who organized it. The focus for the meeting was to provide an introduction to EUSSET to our new members of theREAD MORE

Platform-Supported Cooperative Work 2

How do platforms affect cooperation in traditional institutions such as healthcare, education, banking, public services etc.? Studying gig platforms like Uber, Upwork, and Amazon Mechanical Turk is quite popular among CSCW researchers. These platforms create new conditions for cooperation. But what does this platform model mean for cooperative work beyond the gig platforms?READ MORE