International multi-day conferences
The 2010 International Commons Conference (ICC) brought together more than 200 leading figures in commons-based studies and activism to share their understanding of commons, explore the range of commons-based policy and social approaches and forge a new network of commoners to collaborate on commons-based initiatives.
Also, with the participation of more than 200 commoners from around the world, 2013 was the year of Economics and the Common(s): From Seed Form to Core Paradigm (ECC). This conference opened new vistas in politics, economics and culture by exploring the commons as an alternative worldview and provisioning system, as well as a coherent field of inquiry and action.
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In May 2013, more than 200 activists, academics, and project leaders from more than 30 countries converged on the headquarters of the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Berlin, Germany, to participate in a conference, “Economics and the Commons: From Seed Form to Core Paradigm.” The event sought to open up some new vistas in politics, economics and culture by exploring the commons as an alternative worldview and provisioning system.
Generative Alternatives in Action
The commons is drawing growing interest because its workings – in managing natural resources, urban spaces, civic life, the Internet, and many other realms – demonstrate that commons can provide stable, equitable and ecologically benign alternatives to conventional markets. The conference was hosted by the Heinrich Böll Foundation in cooperation with the Commons Strategies Group, The Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation and Remix the Commons. Find out more
The multidisciplinary international conference took place in November 2010 and brought together more than 200 leading figures in commons-based studies and activism. The participants shared their understandings of the commons, explored the range of commons-based policy and social approaches that now exist and forged a new network of commoners.
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