Valuation in Rural Social Innovation Processes—Analysing Micro-Impact of a Collaborative Community in Southern Italy

Valuation in Rural Social Innovation Processes – Analysing Micro-Impact of a Collaborative Community in Southern Italy Federica Ammaturo & Suntje Schmidt Abstract: Social innovation has been associated with contributing to ‘valuable’ rural development; however, usually, the impact of social innovation has been identified in the aftermath of its development or implementation. This might be too […]

Transforming the Creative and Social Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: The Broker Roles of Rural Collaborative Workspaces

Transforming the Creative and Social Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: The Broker Roles of Rural Collaborative Workspaces Chen Gao  & Eleonora Psenner Abstract: Creative social enterprises are increasingly emerging in rural regions, motivated by a desire to take social responsibility through creative approaches. These enterprises integrate entrepreneurial activities with creative social attributes and are sometimes set in rural […]

Nuances of working together: the influence of managerial approaches on collaboration within coworking spaces

Nuances of working together: the influence of managerial approaches on collaboration within coworking spaces Costantino Romeo, Ignasi Capdevila, Barbara Da Roit, and Maurizio Busacca ”The Coworking (R)evolution: Working and Living in New Territories,” edited by Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay and Gerhard Krauss, explores the dynamic landscape of coworking spaces and their impact on work and living environments. […]

Exploring the potential of coworking spaces for quality of working life and wellbeing: a systematic review of academic literature

Exploring the potential of coworking spaces for quality of working life and wellbeing: a systematic review of academic literature Francesca Chiara Ciccarelli Αbstract: Coworking spaces (CSs) have gained significant attention in the last decades as an alternative to traditional offices and homes. These spaces offer a flexible and collaborative environment that caters to the needs […]

GEOGRAPHY | RESEARCH ARTICLE Unfinished sympathy: on the limitations of sharing as a work practice in community-led coworking

Unfinished sympathy: on the limitations of sharing as a work practice in community-led coworking Malte Höfner & Nikos Gatsinos Abstract: Collaborative workspaces are perceived as places of shared infrastructure where labour is organised in alternative ways. In our article, we juxtapose current and previous work and life arrangements of freelancers who had practised community-led coworking […]

CORAL-ITN Brief on Regional Geography of CWS in Europe

Based on an analysis made with the collection of primary and secondary data, the report includes 12,009 CWS located in 23 European countries. We examine the difference among urban, intermediate and rural areas on the NUTS3 level, as well as on the national level. As the report shows the development of CWS is not solely […]

Survey on the Impacts of Collaborative Workspaces

Within the framework of the European project CORAL-ITN, our researcher Lorenzo Marmo (ESR13) is currently implementing a survey to understand the impacts and potentialities of Collaborative Workspaces with an emphasis on the ones located in peripheral and rural areas. With the data collected he aims to get a better comprehension of the needs and challenges […]

CORAL-ITN Glossary

CORAL ESRs developed a web-based Glossary about key – terms and concepts of the project. The glossary marks the end of the theoretical phase of the PhDs. From social innovation, rural creative class, hybrid CWS to social entrepreneurship, precariousness, and remote work in rural areas, the glossary aspires to help scholars navigate coworking studies that […]