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August 2009 Blog Posts (11)

Opening of SBS Center 'Communication for Sustainable Social Change (CSSC)'

Please join us for the opening of the SBS Center ‘Communication for Sustainable Social Change’ (CSSC)

on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, from 4 to 6pm.

Place: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Campus Center, Room: 1001

Keynote address

"Communicating Climate Change:

Challenges of Scale and the Strategic"


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and

former President and current Vice-President of

THE SIERRA… Continue

Added by Jan Servaes on August 30, 2009 at 20:32 — No Comments

OPEN 2009 - Media Lab Doctor of Arts Symposium - Helsinki - November 5–6, 2009

Via Juha Kronqvist


The doctoral programme in Media Lab Helsinki will organize a symposium about openness in November 5–6, 2009, which is the second edition of the event.

OPEN 2009 - Media Lab Doctor of Arts Symposium is an event for all interested parties who want to understand the ongoing shift from an industrially organized era to an era of networks and social production. The role and meaning of information is changing from a fixed, well-guarded asset to a… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on August 27, 2009 at 3:42 — No Comments

Request for comments on green R&D open innovation financing

Via Chris Watkins:

This was posted to Appropedia at http://www.appropedia.org/User:Buddhanoir/Energy_outline - the contributor has asked for feedback. (Add your comments on that page or its talk page, and I'll also point the contributor at any responses on this thread).



User:Buddhanoir/Energy outline

Hello Appropedia Energy Community,

I am currently working on a MBA dissertation with a special focus on renewable energy.… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on August 19, 2009 at 7:45 — No Comments

International Forum on Free Culture & Knowledge - Barcelona 29 Oct to 1 Nov 2009

From: "Mayo FM"

International Forum on Free Culture &

Knowledge - Barcelona 29 Oct to 1 Nov 2009


Barcelona, October 29 to November 1st 2009

Website: http://www.fcforum.net/

Newsletter subscription:


There is in motion the celebration of an International Forum on free… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on August 16, 2009 at 12:30 — No Comments

Alternative Work Organisations

Alternative Work Organisations

Stream at the International Labour Process Conference 2010, Rutgers University 15-17 March 2010

Stream convenors:

MAURIZIO ATZENI, Loughborough University, UK, m.atzeni@lboro.ac.uk

DARIO AZZELLINI, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Germany , dnapress@gmx.net

IMMANUEL NESS, Brooklyn College CUNY, US, manny.ness@gmail.com

Acute and deep economic crises, like the one we are currently experiencing, have always had… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on August 15, 2009 at 12:59 — No Comments

EU funding for alternative finance research

Via http://www.heterodoxnews.com/n/htn86.htm#Call_for_Papers#Call_for_Papers

the info below could also be useful for open money developers and researchers associated with our networks ..

discussion via the p2presearch list if your interested,



There is a EU project specially made for heterodox economists. The link below calls for proposals by the European Union for a four to five years research on finance that explicitly… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on August 15, 2009 at 12:51 — 2 Comments

A new book on Independent Media in Chinese Societies

Via Iam-Chong Ip:

“Hong Kong In-media is a non-profit organization advocating blogger journalism and media activism in Hong Kong.

Recently we’ve published a book titled Info-Rhizome: Report on Independent Media in the Chinese-speaking World. This book is about the recent development of independent media (including small activist media, community radio, blogger, media activist, etc) in Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Malaysia. The contributors are experienced… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on August 14, 2009 at 17:39 — No Comments

ASIA SOURCE 3 is coming - 7-12 Nov 2009 Philipines


URL = http://www.iosn.net/asean-3/asia-source-3-is-coming


07-12 November 2009

Silang, Cavite, Philippines

MABUHAY! (Long live!) and get ready for Asia Source 3!

If you are a F/OSS advocate, an enthusiast or end-user, a developer or

even a newbie who strongly believes in building capacities and

empowering humanity with the use of Free/Open Source Software, we look

forward to welcome you to… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on August 14, 2009 at 15:28 — No Comments

идея фикс. сотрудничество научных сотрудников. one idea about cooperation

Чисто из практических побуждений пришла в голову идея сотрудничества людей, имеющих доступ к библиотекам в разных странах для упрощения обмена информации и научного материала для научных целей.

Суть в бесплатности услуг. Идея из серии таких сообществ как Couchsurfing.org, Hospitalityclub.org, bookcrossing...

Смысл идеи не столько обеспечить себе взаимную помощь от того самого лица, как сделать мир ближе. Освоить его.

Мне нужна одна маленькая книга на польском. "Moralność w… Continue

Added by Natasha on August 13, 2009 at 14:15 — No Comments

CFP: The Inaugural Conference of the Internet and P2P Research Group (IP2PRG) at the University of Hull


We would be grateful if you could forward this call for papers to your school or department. A pdf with further details is attached (to be added later).

With best wishes from Hull,

The organising team

(Athina Karatzogianni, Michel Bauwens, Majid Yar, George Michaelides)

Please note this is a first informal draft!



The Inaugural Conference of the Internet and P2P… Continue

Added by Michel Bauwens on August 13, 2009 at 8:00 — No Comments


This is a repost from Golpe de e-Estado.

There is a tendency to believe peer production to be a better system. Fine with that, the point now is whether it is sustainable or not.

As it was argued in…


Added by Ignacio de Castro Arribas on August 3, 2009 at 13:00 — No Comments

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