The Building digital commons (online & offline) event aims to create entrance doors and give projection to collaborative communities building digital commons, encourage the mutual learning and support between digital commons critically following similar values and principles, building bridges between action and research, and address new frontiers and cutting-edge questions.
The new technologies offered a big opportunity to create, innovate and collaborate to share and build information and knowledge resources. Still the emergingcommons forms have limitarions and ambivalences. Furthermore, we are living challenging times, with an ongoing growth of theenclosure of the digital commons.
Pre-event activities: Booklet: Basic readings on the topics of the event for participants & Questioner & interviews to participants.
Outcomes: A “How to manual on digital commons: participation engagement, sustainability formulas and over all digital commons networking” and a “Digital commons alliance/network” will be the resulting outcomes of the event.
Participantion is expected and welcomed presentially and/or online. Catalan – English – Spanish translation will be provided.
Amical Viquipedia and Institute of Goverment and Public Policies (IGOP) (Autonomous University of Catalunya) are the main event promotors, and Wikimedia Foundation is the main supporter.
Building Digital Commons built upon and is celebrated in continuation with the Free/Libre Culture Forum in order to facilitate the contact of collaborative communities building digital commons with other groups advocating for the rights of free culture and knowledge (as Free Culture Forum’s participants: artists, musicians, activists and lobbies for digital rights, among others).
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