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Sharing commons sprint. Barcelona. March 20th & 21st 2013

Sharing commons sprint. Barcelona. March 20th & 21st 2013.



A series of events in occasion of Michel Bauwens (P2P Foundation) visit to Barcelona. Brought to you collaboratively by IGOPnet.cc, OuiShare, Spanish Chapter of Open Knowledge Foundation & Amical Viquipedia, with the support of BCN The Lab.



Website complete program:…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 17, 2013 at 7:32 — No Comments

Meeting P2P/Openness advocates in Minneapolis?

Next month I will be in Minneapolis to speak about the relationships between p2p/Open(standards, software, education, manufacturing...) and Catholic Social Doctrine at this symposium. I will present a paper titled "Catholic Social Thought and the Openness Revolution: natural travel companions".

I will have some time both before and after the event, so it would be great to meet other people interested in…

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Added by Marco Fioretti on March 14, 2013 at 21:00 — No Comments

CFP: The Political Economy of the Commons (University of Helsinki Seminar)

via Tero Toivanen a href="mailto:tero.tapio.toivanen@gmail.com" target="_blank">tero.tapio.toivanen@gmail.com>

CFP: The Political Economy of the Commons (Seminar at the University of Helsinki 25th May 2013)



In the past two decades the commons has become a widely debated concept within various academic disciplines, such as environmental studies, social sciences, law and…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 8, 2013 at 23:28 — No Comments

Case studies: ten social entrepreneurs who raised funds through crowdfunding

Natasha Akib of StartSomeGood writes:

"I thought you might be interested in a short ebook we've just published which showcases ten of the social entrepreneurs who raised funds through crowdfunding on our site last year, and their goals and predictions for this year.

 

The entrepreneurs interviewed for Let’s Start Some Good:…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on March 2, 2013 at 10:58 — No Comments

CFP: Special issue on the Commons and Political Ecology

--  Gabriel Weber:



We are writing to you on behalf of Ecologia Politica, a semi-annual journal in Spanish addressing environmental questions and their link to society. The journal is more than 20 years old and distributed mainly in Spain and Latin America. Its target is academics and environmental/social organisations. You can find more information underwww.ecologiapolitica.info, where you can…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on February 27, 2013 at 16:52 — 3 Comments

Crowdfunding campaign for documentary on the Economy for the Common Good

Projecjt website via  http://ecg-documentary.com

 

Gonzalo Miranda Carrera:

"AttacTV Team and Production Film Cooperative La Antena works since late 2011 in the production of a documentary [1] on the Economy for the Common Good …

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Added by Michel Bauwens on February 27, 2013 at 16:24 — No Comments

International Research Seminar on Property and Commons in Paris

Property and Commons

The new issues of shared access and innovation

 

International Seminar

 

Paris, 25-26 April 2013

 

 

This seminar will present for discussion the results of three years of surveys and research carried out in the framework of the PROPICE…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on February 23, 2013 at 4:50 — No Comments

Towards a 'more-than-human' participatory framework

From: Christian Nold /span>christian@softhook.com>



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More-than-Human Participation



Christian Nold (University College London); Royal Geographical Society with IBG, 28th-30th August 2013, London.



Addressing the conference theme of ‘new geographical frontiers’, this is one of three RGS-IBG sessions, dedicated to participatory…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on February 22, 2013 at 8:24 — No Comments

Lisbon Summer School: FROM COLLABORATIVE DESIGN TO DIGITAL FABRICATION

SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES AND TRANSDISCIPLINARY FUTURES:

FROM COLLABORATIVE DESIGN TO DIGITAL FABRICATION

Info via …

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Added by Michel Bauwens on January 23, 2013 at 6:40 — No Comments

Unconference for Social Good Chiang Mai Feb 23 2013

Unconference for Social Good Chiang Mai 



February 23rd



Connecting Travelers, IT experts and Business Professionals with Non-Profit Organizations in S.E. Asia. 



Join like minded professionals in a day of idea sharing, networking and collaboration to seek more effective ways of helping the most disadvantaged in the world.





Background



Business has undergone a major…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on January 17, 2013 at 10:41 — No Comments

CFP: Conference in Greece on Collective ventures, solidarity economy and the urban space

CHANGING CITIES’

Spatial, morphological, formal, & socio-economic dimensions

Skiathos, Greece, 18-21 June 2013

special session on

Collective ventures, solidarity economy and the urban space

 

Call for Papers

 

Concepts and practices related to social and solidarity economy, complementary currencies, time banks, consumers’ cooperatives, cooperatives of production and distribution, social management of water, social management of…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on January 16, 2013 at 12:42 — No Comments

NEW PUBLICATION MCD#69 NET ART: Artists take over the network

MORE INFOS : Http://www.wj-s.org

NOUVELLE PUBLICATION/ NEW PUBLICATION MCD#69 " NET ART - WJ-SPOTS#2" Les artistes s'emparent du réseau Artists take over the network

The artists, critics, researchers and curators invited to contribute to this publication are giving us the keys, references and insights to comprehend the various art forms that coexist on the net, in its interstices and its peripheries. From an artistic point of…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on December 11, 2012 at 13:30 — 1 Comment

Aux sources de l'utopie numérique : De la contre-culture à la cyberculture

via Hervé Le Crosnier



http://cfeditions.com/Turner

C'est avec le plus grand plaisir que je vous annonce la

        sortie du livre :



        Aux sources de l'utopie numérique :

        De la contre-culture à la cyberculture,

        Stewart Brand, un homme d'influence

        par Fred Turner

       …

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Added by Michel Bauwens on December 10, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

Dec. 4: Commons evening in Berlin with David Bollier and Silke Helfrich

via Silke Helfrich:

Event in the American Academy in Berlin:

Creative Commons is turning 10 this year in December. We would like to invite you to an evening lecture on December 4, 7:30 pm, where the author, activist, and co-founder of the Commons Strategies Group, Academy fellow David Bollier, will discuss "The Commons as a New/Old Paradigm of Governance, Policy and Political Action" at the…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on November 28, 2012 at 21:11 — No Comments

Collaborative Economy workshop by Michel Bauwens in Sao Paulo - December, 1st

Via Janice Figueiredo:

 

Dear colleagues,
 
Bauwens will be in Sao Paulo this coming week-end. If you know folks who will be in Sao Paulo, there will…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on November 28, 2012 at 12:38 — No Comments

Digital Agenda Priorities to strengthen the environment for web-entrepreneurs in Europe

via Isidro Laso Ballesteros

http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=8835*/

With a budget of around €80 billion, the EU’s new programme for research and innovation, Horizon 2020 (2014- 2020), is part of the drive to create new growth and jobs in Europe. It will place a particular focus on innovation, relying on a number…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on November 17, 2012 at 15:43 — No Comments

Announcing a P2P Theory and Action book for 2013

After request by Glyn Moody, I'm putting this communication here on Ning as well.

Dear friends,



I feel it is really imperative that I write a book about the p2p transformations, and I plan to do this in the 2nd half of 2013. The problem is I can't afford to take time off without income, but lecturing tours pretty much preclude the concentration necessary for writing a…
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Added by Michel Bauwens on November 16, 2012 at 23:10 — No Comments

Announcing the P2P Rio WikiSprint

This is the initial announcement of the project by Clovis Lima of IBICT.

More will follow. Please note this will evolve into a distributed project that will allow remote participation by grassroots groups as well.

Please send Portuguese-language info requests to:

"clovis lima" <clovismlima@gmail.com>, "Vinicius Braz Rocha" <vr.self.media@gmail.com>,

Invitation below in Portuguese:

Mapa P2P…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on November 16, 2012 at 13:14 — No Comments

Invitation for a live discussion of community–based cultural production

Below, is the general release for Global Concept Exchange:



I would like to extend an invitation to join us online via Adobe Connect for the Global Concept Exchange on Friday, November 16th from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST / 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM GMT. The event showcases London new media collective Furtherfield with founders Marc Garrett and Ruth Catlow for a live discussion of community–based cultural production.



Joining the online panel will be new media artists from the US,…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on November 15, 2012 at 20:03 — No Comments

"Meaning of Life" art-performance project, call for participation

via Yvette Dubel:

Some time back I had written a blog post about the need to find places of connection in our various concepts of what a better world is. In real practical terms, building infrastructure that works for more people means provoking conversations about how individuals see a better world working. Most importantly developing new understandings of the roles individuals play and the meaning found in them has…

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Added by Michel Bauwens on November 13, 2012 at 12:08 — 1 Comment

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