[Air-l] Publication of major study on the Information Society

Wainer Lusoli w.lusoli at lse.ac.uk
Thu Dec 11 09:56:00 PST 2003

Apologies for cross posting 

__EMTEL reports now available at http://www.emtel2.org/ 

The European Media Technology and Everyday Life Network (EMTEL) was
funded by the European Commission under the 5th Framework Programme. It
was constituted as a research and training network within the programme
Improving Knowledge Potential and oriented towards "creating a user
friendly information society". 

EMTEL conducted interdisciplinary social scientific research between
2000 and 2003, about the information society from the perspective of
everyday life.

The final results of the research are now available at

Seven reports deal with specific aspects of the everyday life in the
Information Society: 

YOUTH: The Web Generation? The (De)Construction of Users, Morals and

AMBIENT INTELLIGENCE: A Social and Technological View of Ambient
Intelligence in Everyday Life: What bends the trend? 

WORK: Boundaries in a Space of Flows. The Case of Migrant Researchers'
Use of ICT 

CONSUMPTION: An Ethnographic Study of Internet Consumption in Ireland:
Between Domesticity and the Public Participation 

POLITICAL ACTIVISM: ICT-Usage among Transnational Social Movements in
the Networked Society: to organise, to mediate & to influence

MINORITY MEDIA: Mapping Diasporic Media across the EU: Addressing
Cultural Exclusion 

DISABILITY: ICT and social inclusion in the everyday life of less abled 

Five THEMATIC REPORTS cover overarching aspects of the Information

Media and Technology in the Everyday Life of European Societies 
The Information Society in Europe: Methods and Methodologies 
Inclusion and Exclusion in the Information Society 
ICTs in Everyday Life : Public Policy Implications for 'Europe's Way to
the Information Society' 
Living and Working in the Information Society: Quality of Life in a
Digital World 

Contributing partners are as follows: 

. ASCoR, The University of Amsterdam 
. COMTEC, Dublin City University 
. IPTS, Seville 
. LENTIC, The University of Liege 
. Media at lse, London School or Economics (co-ordinating centre) 
. NTNU, University of Trondheim 
. SMIT, Free University of Brussels 
. TNO, Delft 
. SINTEF, University of Trondheim 

For more information, please refer to the EMTEL Network website

The site also features the proceeding of the Network Conference, held in
April 2004. (www.emtelconference.org). 

Yours Sincerely, 

Roger Silverstone 
EMTEL Co-ordinator 
r.silverstone at lse.ac.uk 

On behalf of the EMTEL Network 

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