Skip to main content

adminIASC's blog

Call for contributions IASC Workshop 'Working Together on the Commons' (ASU, Tempe AZ, USA, March 8-9, 2018) - deadline Dec. 1

The Center for Behavior, Institutions and the Environment (CBIE) welcomes proposals for working groups for the IASC Workshop 'Working Together on the Commons', which will be organized by CBIE at Arizona State University on March 8-9, 2018. The focus of this workshop will be the use of multiple methods to study collective action and the commons. The workshop is free of charge, but IASC-membership is required. Proposals are due by December 1, 2017.

First Workshop on Commons in China

Prof. Yahua Wang, professor at the School of Public Policy and Management and Vice President of the China Institute for Rural Studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing, chaired the highly successful first workshop on commons held in China (October 14-15, 2017), attracting over 80 academic experts from several countries. The focus of this workshop was ‘water governance and policy’. Endorsement by the IASC enabled the organization of this workshop.

Riksbanken research grant awarded to international interdisciplinary project on coding commons´ regulations

The Riksbanken Jubileumfond has recently granted a research grant of 4,626,000 SEK (c. 578,000 USD / 478,000 EUR) to the Research Project 'Modelling institutional dynamics in historical commons (MIDI)'. This international and interdisciplinary research project is set-up by and involves IASC-members Giangiacomo Bravo (Project PI), Tine De Moor, and Amineh Ghorbani. The project builds upon research results from the Common Rules-project, led by Tine De Moor.

New issue International Journal of the Commons online now!

The editorial team of The International Journal of the Commons have great pleasure in announcing that its newest issue has been launched. Have a look at the table of contents at https://www.thecommonsjournal.org/32/volume/11/issue/2/

Prof. Yahua Wang host of 2017 Commons Workshop at Tsinghua University, China - keynote by John Powell

Prof. Yahua (Bert) Wang of The School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University in China will be the host of the 2017 Commons Workshop 'Enhancing Water Governance and Policy', which will be held on October 14-15 2017, at Tsinghua University, near Beijing in China. This will be the first professional academic conference around Commons in China, and has been approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

REMINDER Call for Proposals for hosting and organizing Regional and Thematic IASC-Conferences 2017-2018 - deadline 15 March 2017

The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) is now accepting preliminary proposals from individuals/organizations interested in hosting and organizing Regional and Thematic IASC-Conferences for 2017-2018. Hosting these conferences are an excellent way to put your institution into the spotlights of commons' practitioners and researchers.

EXTENDED DEADLINE Call for Proposals Hosting IASC 2019 Biennial Conference - deadline for proposals March 15, 2017

The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) is now accepting preliminary proposals from individuals/organizations interested in HOSTING our 17th Biennial Conference in 2019.

IASC Biennial Conferences bring together commons scholars and practitioners from around the world. While the preparations for the XVI Biennial Conference of the IASC (Utrecht, 10-14 July 2017) are already in full swing, the IASC Secretariat is already looking for enthusiastic organizers for the 2019 Biennial Conference. Proposals should be in before March 15, 2017.

Call for Papers, Panels, and Posters - XVI Biennial IASC Conference (Utrecht, 10-14 July 2017) - Deadline 15 October 2016

The local organizers of the XVI Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons welcome abstracts for papers, posters, and panels to be presented at this conference, to be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, from 10 to 14 July 2017.

Triodos Foundation new supporting member of IASC

As of June 2016, Triodos Foundation has joined the IASC as supporting member for the period 2016-2020. Triodos Foundation has over 40 years of experience within working with gift money for the purpose of a sustainable society and a greater quality of life. Triodos Foundation's aim is to stimulate national and international initiatives that instigate social renewal, especially in organic farming, development, the environment, sustainable energy, arts and culture, education and health care. Triodos Foundation serves as an intermediary between donors and a broad range of projects.

Call for Contributions to Practitioners' Labs 4th European IASC-Conference (Bern, 10-13 May 2016) - deadline 1 April 2016

In order to promote meetings between academic scholars and expert practitioners to exchange their experience, ideas and questions with the academic scholars working on commons, the IASC now issues a call directed specifically at practitioners working on commons.In the past, practitioners’ meetings have been organized at several IASC-conferences, offering an excellent opportunity to exchange knowledge and expertise between practitioners and academic scholars interested in commons.

Share it: