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Featured Blog Posts – April 2010 Archive (8)

Free Culture between Commons and Markets: Approaching the Hybrid Economy? October 8-9, 2010 at the Free University Campus in Berlin,

The Free Culture Research Conference presents a unique opportunity for

scholars whose work contributes to the promotion, study or criticism of a

Free Culture, to engage with a multidisciplinary group of academic peers

and practitioners, identify the most important research opportunities and

challenges, and attempt to chart the future of Free Culture.

[...]

It is hosted jointly by the Free University of Berlin and the Max Planck

Institute for the Study of… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on April 29, 2010 at 13:43 — No Comments

Great new book on the future of education, learning and knowledge sharing: WIKI WORLD!

Book: Wikiworld: Political Economy of Digital Literacy, and the Road from Social to Socialist Media. Juha Suoranta - Tere Vadén.



URL = http://wikiworld.wordpress.com/



Description

"In the digital world of…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on April 27, 2010 at 9:33 — No Comments

Constructing a Commons-Based Policy Platform" November, 1st and 2nd, 2010 in Berlin/Germany

Via Silke Helfrich:



Save The Date for the International Commons Conference (ICC)

"Constructing a Commons-Based Policy Platform"

November, 1st and 2nd, 2010

in Berlin/Germany



For information please contact:

Silke Helfrich, helfrich@boell.de ; phone: 0049-3641-509536





Berlin, April 23, 2010



Dear all,



Greetings from the Heinrich Böll Stiftung (hbs),…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on April 25, 2010 at 11:11 — No Comments

Important conference: DIY Citizenship: Critical Making and Social Media

DIY Citizenship: Critical Making and Social Media

Centre for the Study of the United States, Munk School of Global Affairs

University of Toronto

Nov 12-14, 2010



http://diycitizenship.com/



Call for papers/presentations: due May 20, 2010



Plenary speakers include: Anne Balsalmo, Suzanne de Castell, Ron Deibert, Paul Dourish, Henry Jenkins, Jennifer Jenson, Natalie Jeremijenko, Steve Mann, Trebor… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on April 20, 2010 at 13:15 — No Comments

New Film: Patent Absurdity

Via Peter Brown <info@fsf.org>





Subject: [FSF] New Film: Patent Absurdity



Independent filmmaker Luca Lucarini has just published his new film

'Patent Absurdity: how software patents broke the system'



http://patentabsurdity.com/



The film was supported by a grant from the Free Software Foundation and

made possible by the Associate Membership of the Free… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on April 18, 2010 at 10:29 — No Comments

Report from the Forum of Cultural Industries' counter-summit in Barcelona

-- Special thanks for the colaboration to Michel Bauwens, Jeremie Zimmermann, Ignasi Labastida, YProductions --



Thanks to all, the civil response to the summit of Ministers of Culture from the 27 European Union countries and their meeting with the Forum of Cultural Industries was a massive success.



The civil society succed to desactivate the lobbies discours.



Down below a report of the last struggle, but first the incredible amount of material has been produced over… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on April 8, 2010 at 7:08 — No Comments

Call for Papers: Dynamics of Knowledge Creation in Wikis, Tampere, Finland. September 6-8, 2010

Via Tere Vaden:



Call for papers (open until May 15., 2010):





Dynamics of Knowledge Creation in Wikis



A session in The 2nd International Power & Knowledge Conference, Tampere, Finland. September 6-8, 2010

http://tinyurl.com/yfvgyh6



The collective knowledge creation on various wiki-sites, including the massively popular Wikipedia, is having a profound effect on the social and epistemological conditions of… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on April 7, 2010 at 10:30 — No Comments

Peer-to-Peer Collaboration and Networked Learning, Special issue of E-Learning and Digital Media (CFP)

CALL FOR PAPERS

Peer-to-Peer Collaboration and Networked Learning



Editors of a Special Issue

Michael A. Peters, University of Illinois

Daniel Araya, University of Illinois



Developments in information and communications networks not only define globalization but are changing the format and density of the flows of knowledge, research and creativity. Peer-to-Peer (P2P) networks have become a particularly important factor in this process. Serving as platforms for… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on April 1, 2010 at 18:41 — No Comments

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