New Book!

A new book arising from the COST Action “Sharing & Caring” that I co-edited with Penny Travlou (University of Edinburgh) has now been published! It can be downloaded freely as an Open Access ebook from the link below: Travlou, P. and Ciolfi, L. (eds.) 2022. Ethnographies of Collaborative Economies across Europe: Understanding Sharing and Caring. London:…… Continue reading New Book!

CSCW 2021

I am General Co-Chair (together with Jeremy Birnholtz) of CSCW 2021, to be held online from the 23rd to the 27th of October 2021. ACM CSCW is a top venue for research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organisations, communities, and networks. Bringing together top researchers and practitioners, CSCW explores the…… Continue reading CSCW 2021

Going West!

There are big changes ahead! After eight years of work and fun in Sheffield, I will be leaving SHU and the UK to move back to Ireland. From November 2020 my new job will be at University College Cork, where I will work as Professor of Human-Computer Interaction in the School of Applied Psychology. I…… Continue reading Going West!

‘Made To Work’ has been published!

Together with Breda Gray and Fabiano Pinatti, I have co-authored Made To Work: Mobilising Contemporary Worklives, which has now been published by Routledge under the “Changing Mobilities” series. Made to Work analyses the conditions of mobile knowledge work (MKW) in contemporary worklives, contrasting and drawing parallels among three highly significant sectors of the Knowledge Economy: academia, information…… Continue reading ‘Made To Work’ has been published!

Visiting Fellowship at Maynooth and Study Recruitment

I will spend February 2020 in Ireland as a visiting research fellow at Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute. I am looking forward to forging new collaboration at MU and beyond! As part of the visit, I will conduct an interview study on “Digital tools in the practices of digital mobile workers in Ireland”, part of…… Continue reading Visiting Fellowship at Maynooth and Study Recruitment