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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 and Panels 9th MARE People & The Sea Conference (Amsterdam, July 5-7, 2017) - deadline January 31, 2017

On July 5-7, 2017, the 9th MARE People & the Sea Conference will take place in Amsterdam. This year’s theme is 'Dealing with Maritime Mobilities'. Deadline for panel, paper proposals and other conference formats: January 31st, 2017 (GMT). The conference will be preceded by a Policy Day on July 4.

Call for (Contributions to) Practitioners' Labs IASC2017 Conference 'Practicing the Commons' - deadline March 31, 2017

The organizers of the XVI Biennial IASC-Conference ‘Practicing the Commons: Self-Governance, Cooperation, and Institutional Change’ (Utrecht, 10-14 July 2017), hosted by the Institutions for Collective Action- research team and the Strategic Theme Institutions for Open Societies of Utrecht University, today have issued a Call for Contributions to Practitioners' Labs. Proposals can be submitted via the Conference Module starting today; final deadline is March 31, 2017.

New special issue International Journal of the Commons out now

Editors-in-Chief Frank van Laerhoven and Michael Schoon are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 10, Issue 2, of the International Journal of the Commons. This issue contains no less than three special issues of papers, apart from the regular research papers and book reviews.

Call for Papers - 6th EMES Internatl. Research Conference 'Social enterprise for sustainable societies' - deadline Jan. 9, 2017

The EMES International Research Network, in partnership with the Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Work, State and Society (CIRTES, Université Catholique de Louvain) and the Belgian Interuniversity Attraction Pole on Social Enterprise (IAP-­SOCENT), is pleased to announce the 6th EMES International Research Conference on the theme "Social enterprise for sustainable societies", which will take place on July 3-­6, 2017, at the Université Catholique de Louvain (Louvain‐la‐Neuve, Belgium).

Job Opportunity - LANDac Postdoc researcher / coordinator in the field of land governance for development - deadline 25 Sept. 16

LANDac, institutional supporter of the IASC, seeks to appoint a highly motivated Postdoc researcher and coordinator (1.0 FTE) who holds a PhD in International Development, Anthropology, Human Geography, Economics or related fields. Appliactiona are due by 25 September 2016.

Job opportunity - PhD Fellow in economics & PhD fellow in law - Université Catholique de Louvain, deadline 22 September 2016

At the Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium, home institution of long-standing IASC-member Tom Dedeurwaerdere, the Interdisciplinary Research Center on Work, State and Society (CIRTES) and the Interdisciplinary Research Centre on economic and social law (CRIDES), in collaboration with the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Rights (CRIDHO) and the Biodiversity Governance Unit (BIOGOV) of the Centre for Philosophy of Law are seeking to recruit 1 PhD fellow in economics and PhD fellow in law to work within the project “Collaborative cities for collaborative entrepreneurs (city4coEN)”

Research Seminar 'Researching resource access, conflict and social change in Africa', LANDac / Wageningen UR, 15 September 2016

LANDac, institutional member of the IASC, organizes, in cooperation with Wageningen University, a Research Seminar on 'Researching resource access, conflict, and social change in Africa'. The seminar will take place Thursday 15 September 2016, 13:30-16:00 in room C68 of the Leeuwenborch building, Wageningen UR. Speakers will be PhD candidates Rosina Tchatchoua, Alda Salomao, and Rose Bashwira.

FES launches survey in data collection and sharing in science - deadline 5 September 2016

The Foundation for Ecological Security (FES), institutional supporter of the IASC, invites you to participate in a preliminary study by investigating how data collection and sharing in the scientific community works. Your responses will help FES to better understand how scientists manage their data and will contribute to building better tools and processes for data preservation and knowledge sharing. Please respond before 5 September 2016 via this link.

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