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Open Seminar November 4, please register

Open Seminar November 4, please register

The next seminar on 'Regional Sovereignty from the point of view of new working and living conditions in peripheries' will be held on November 4 from 2.30 4 p.m. Please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/…/regional-sovereignity-tickets… The open seminar is organized by CA18214 and RGCS. It will be moderated by MC member Bastian Lange. The event will be live on our FB page https://www.facebook.com/COSTActionCA18214NeW.Sp

 

 

WEBINAR October 6, from 2 to 4.00 p.m.

WEBINAR October 6, from 2 to 4.00 p.m.

A new webinar on 'Collaborative Spaces and supporting policies in times of pandemic. What are practical measures for policy makers post-Covid19 to help build innovative solutions with collaborative spaces?' (in collaboration with CA18214 and RGCS) will be held on October 6 from 2 to 4.00 p.m. CET. Live on https://www.facebook.com/COSTActionCA18214NeW.Sp
Dr. Bastian Lange (University of Leipzig, Germany), MC Member and RGCS group member, will moderate the discussion.
3rd COST MEETING CA18214 - news from the meeting

3rd COST MEETING CA18214 - news from the meeting

Many thanks to the COST Members - CA18214 (MC members, Substitutes and WG members) who have attended today the 3rd COST meeting. Here some pictures of our meeting. We discussed about several activities which we have already developed, the ongoing work and new tasks. Hope to see you very soon.

3rd COST MEETING CA18214, September 23 from 1 to 5 p.m.

3rd COST MEETING CA18214, September 23 from 1 to 5 p.m.

We are now approaching the 3rd COST Meeting of CA18214, The geography of New Working Spaces and impact on the periphery. After Brussels and Milan, the 3rd COST meeting will be held online, September 23 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The agenda is availabe in the article. Looking forward to meeting the MC members.The link to Zoom will be circulated very soon.

5th RGCS Symposium 'Collaborative practices, workspaces and communities in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis'

5th RGCS Symposium 'Collaborative practices, workspaces and communities in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis'

Dear All, we are happy to announce the call for paper for the 5th RGCS  (Research Group Collaborative Spaces) symposium 'Collaborative practices, workspaces and communities in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis' . The symposium is in collaboration with our COST Action CA18214, and university and research partners. 30 September: deadline submission short abstract (400 words) via email rgcs.milan@gmail.com. Your abstracts are really welcome! More info inside the article and the call for paper is downloadable.

CA18214 has organized a Parallel Session at the online ERSA 2020

CA18214 has organized a Parallel Session at the online ERSA 2020

Several activities of the COST Action CA18214 are now on-going after the summer and some well deserved rest! The COST members, Ilaria Mariotti, Pavel Bednar, Tuzin Baycan, Amnon Frenkel have organized a parallel session at ERSA conference 2020, PS42-New working spaces, digital transformations and peripheral areas'.  Further details in the article.
New webinar on Smart Working and Coworking on July 23rd 6.pm.

New webinar on Smart Working and Coworking on July 23rd 6.pm.

Smart Working and Coworking. A new webinar will be held on July 23rd, 6 p.m. (Italian language). Our COST member Cecilia Manzo will moderate the discussion with four Italian stakeholders. See the list of the invited speakers in the article. The link to the recording of the webinar is now  available in the article.

 

Summer School July 6-24, 2020 is on-going

Summer School July 6-24, 2020 is on-going

Second week of the International and Interdisciplinary Summer School on Workplace and Management (REC polimi, DASTUPolimi, in collaboration with CA18214) Workplace and Management (REC centre Polimi, CA18214 and Dastu Polimi).  We have reviewed very interesting works of 50 international students. We have enjoyed the final presentations of the second week on Saturday 19th.  See the attached pdf in the article to see the list of invited speakers, COST members from Italy, UK, Norway, Hungary and the Czech Republic and other experts.

 

Summer School July 6-24, 2020 e-learning

Summer School July 6-24, 2020 e-learning

Dear all, we want to annouce the Summer School, July 6-24, 2020, e-learning and live webinars organized by the Cost Action CA18214. For more info and how to register, please have a look at the link in the article. Phd students, post doc and early careers are very welcome! The deadline for the subscription was June 20th!

COVID-19 pandemic and impacts on the new working spaces: CA18214 Webinars

COVID-19 pandemic and impacts on the new working spaces: CA18214 Webinars

The COST Members of the COST Action CA18214 have organized several webinars with the major focus on the impacts of COVID-19 on New Working Spaces and the potentials of the peripheral and rural areas. The seven webinars in English have involved academics  from the CA18214 and other international experts, as well as stakeholders such as managers, directors and founders of new working spaces. from several countries.

Public libraries as co-working and maker spaces

Public libraries as co-working and maker spaces

On June 30, at 3 p.m., a new webinar will focus on public libraries as co-working and maker spaces in the Nordic countries. Mina Di Marino, MC Member of the Cost Action CA18214, and representing Norway, will discuss with Sanna Huttunen, specialized librarian, from the Central Library Oodi, Helsinki. The  link to video-recording is availble in the article.

Post-COVID times: may local coworking be the future trend? June 25, 6 p.m.

Post-COVID times: may local coworking be the future trend? June 25, 6 p.m.

Thursday the 25th of June, 5pm UK time / 6pm ITA time, we will meet for a new webinar of the CA18214: "Working in post-COVID times: may local coworking be the future trend?" Irene Manzini Ceinar will moderate the session, with Marc Navarro (coworking strategist, Barcelona), Polly Robbins (Outlandish Coworking, London), Alberto Cossu (Leicester University, London) and Emannuel Costa (Santa Catarina State University, Brazil) as guests. The link to the video-recording is availble in the article.

Rural coworking spaces: How are networks and communities changing through the effects of the pandemic?

Rural coworking spaces: How are networks and communities changing through the effects of the pandemic?

June 24th from 2.30 to 4 p.m. CET. The seminar will be moderated by Viktoria Heinzel M.A. (CREAM/ Stuttgart Media University) and Dr. Bastian Lange PD (University of Leipzig / Founder of Multiplicities-Berlin), MCmember of the COST Action CA18214. The webinar is organized by the Research Group on Collaborative Spaces (RGCS) and COST Action CA18214. The link to the video-recording is available in the article.
 
Blog on Norwegian and Finnish public libraries as new working spaces

Blog on Norwegian and Finnish public libraries as new working spaces

The MC member of the CA18214 Mina Di Marino wrote a blog on the role of public libraries in Norway and Finland. The public libraries are still places of learning and social encounters, but more recently, spaces for working. Enjoy the reading https://multiplicities.de/new-working-spaces-in-the-finnish-and-norwegian-context/

Interactions and collaborations with other research groups

Interactions and collaborations with other research groups

Multiplicities is talking about the COST Action CA18214. Founder of Multiplicities Berlin is the MC Member Dr. Bastian Lange, PD University of Leipzig, Germany. CA18214 is interacting with several research groups and initiating new collaborations across the Participating COST Members.

 

CA18214 - Newsletter June 2020

CA18214 - Newsletter June 2020

Hello CA18214 Members,

In this communication, you will find information regarding our progress over the first six months, plans for the future, and how you can continue to actively engage with the Action through our communication strategies. Please see the attached pdf in the article

 

Happy Reading!

The Core Group

Webinar, June 11, 4 p.m. by RESEARCH GROUP ON COLLABORATIVE SPACES

Webinar, June 11, 4 p.m. by RESEARCH GROUP ON COLLABORATIVE SPACES

June 11th at 4 p.m. CET: https://www.eventbrite.fr/e/104469412826, This RGCS Open Seminar will be devoted to the exploration of coworking spaces across different urban contexts. Coordinated by Emannuel Costa (UDESC, Brazil) and having Janet Merkel (TU-Berlin, Germany) and Ilaria Mariotti (Polimi, Italy, and Chair of the CA18214) as speaking guests, it will be an opportunity to talk and compare the dynamics of entrepreneurial communities in Brazil and Europe.

Coworking and real estate in post-pandemic times, next webinar on June 10, 6 p.m.

Coworking and real estate in post-pandemic times, next webinar on June 10, 6 p.m.

Coworking and real estate in post-pandemic times: what long-term strategies? Next webinar on June 10, 6 p.m. Chiara Tagliaro, WG member of the Cost Action CA18214, will discuss with Francesco Barbieri, Luca Pasqualotto, Veronica Coli and Alessandro Morelli the current situation and future trajectories of coworking spaces and real estate

Public libraries as co-working and maker spaces, webinar on June 3rd at 3 p.m.CANCELLED

Public libraries as co-working and maker spaces, webinar on June 3rd at 3 p.m.CANCELLED

On June 3rd at 3 p.m., a new webinar will focus on public libraries as co-working and maker spaces. Mina Di Marino, MC Member of the COST Action CA18214, will discuss with Sanna Huttunen and Sampo Matikainen from the Central Library Oodi, Helsinki. In the webinar, we want to understand the role and functions of co-working and maker spaces in public libraries and impacts of Covid.

webinar interview on May 28 at 5 p.m.

webinar interview on May 28 at 5 p.m.

On Thursday the 28th of May at 5pm (Italian time) - 4pm (UK time) we will be live on Facebook with the next webinar on gender issues and parents in smart-working due to the Covid-19 pandemic. https://www.facebook.com/COSTActionCA18214NeW.Sp

Coworking spaces and pandemic Covid-19: will peripheral areas matter?

Coworking spaces and pandemic Covid-19: will peripheral areas matter?

The Action Chair, Ilaria Mariotti and Dante Di Matteo, PhD candidate at Politecnico di Milano, have written an interesting article entitled Coworking spaces and pandemic Covid-19: will peripheral areas matter? A short description of the article is available at RSAI newsletter and at the link in the article.

Impact of COVID in peripheral and rural areas in the Italian context

Webinars moderated by Ilaria Mariotti and available at https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=661983364364304&ref=watch_permalink

Webinar interviews on May 13, 2020. The effects of Covid-19 on new working spaces

Webinar interviews on May 13, 2020. The effects of Covid-19 on new working spaces

The recording of the webinar interviews is now available at https://www.facebook.com/COSTActionCA18214NeW.Sp. The COSTAction Chair, Ilaria Mariotti, discussed the effects of COVID on new working spaces with 3 COSTmember: Ignasi Capdevilla, Heike Mayer and Patricia Melo. Link to the video available in the article.

COST members and PhD positions

COST members and PhD positions

COST Members are currently supervising several PhD students on the topics related to the COSTAction. New PhD positions are available in the institutions of our COST Members. To this end, at the Politecnico di Milano, the Action Chair, Ilaria Mariotti is going to supervise a doctoral candidate.  Have a look at the article for more info on the  PhD position.

Interviews with directors and managers of coworking and centres for social innovation. May 2, 2020

Interviews with directors and managers of coworking and centres for social innovation. May 2, 2020

Live webinar on Saturday 2nd May at 2 p.m..'COWORKING in COVID-19 EMERGENCY'. Carolina Pacchi MC member of the COST Action CA18214 will moderate the meeting and will interview directors, managers and co-founders of coworking and centres for social innovation from Norway, UK, Indonesia and USA.THE RECORDING OF THE INTERVIEWS IS NOW AVAILABLE AT https://www.facebook.com/COSTActionCA18214NeW.Sp
COSTAction 18214 and the impacts of COVID on New Working Spaces

COSTAction 18214 and the impacts of COVID on New Working Spaces

Our cost action is one of those investigating the effects on COVID-19 Pandemic, have a look at the links into the article.

News on COVID from the COSTAction

News on COVID from the COSTAction

The COSTAction has recently published several interesting stories around COST Actions and COVID-19 that you might be interested in. See for example the articles on COST Actions unite efforts in the fight against covide 19 and Coating network fights against future pandemics

1st Call Short Term Scientific Missions

1st Call Short Term Scientific Missions

The first four young researchers have been granted and ready for the STSMs. The plans of the four STSMs were presented by the researchers at the 2nd COST Meeting at Politecnico di Milano, February 12-14, 2020.  Two early career researshers are now in STSM in USA (Cornell University, College of Human Ecology) and Italy (Politecnico di Milano, Milan).

2nd COST Meeting Milano, February 12-14, 2020

2nd COST Meeting Milano, February 12-14, 2020

The research partners were involved in the 3 days activities at the Politecnico di Milano and around the City of Milan. The 4 working groups discussed about the outcomes of the first four months of the research. Then, the Management Committee Members attended the 2nd COST Meeting and made important decisions on the future of the Action.

Inclusive Target Country -Conference Grant

Inclusive Target Country -Conference Grant

The 1st Call ITC  CG was launched and offered 2 grants of the total cost of 2,000 Euro, i.e. 1000 EUR per selected Grantee. The applications were temporarly suspended due to the coronavirus. 

Logo Competition

Logo Competition

The COST Action opened a call for graphic designers on prototyping an Action logo last December 2, 2019. The contest was open to any student from universities and organisations included in the Action. Notification of logo design results was sent on January 24, 2020. The winners are Alessandra Pellarano, Silvia Caldi and Alessia Petra Epifano, who are students at the Politecnico di Milano. They were invited to join the 2nd COST meeting at Politecnico di Milano, February 12-14, 2020.  

1st COST Meeting Bruxelles, October 1, 2019

1st COST Meeting Bruxelles, October 1, 2019

October 1, 2019, marked the start of the Action. Management Committee Members from 26 participating countries attended the 1st COST Meeting and made important decisions on the future of the Action.