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The new issue of the International Journal of the Commons is out

The Vol.8 N.1 of the International Journal of the Commons is available on line.

The International Journal of the Commons (IJC) is an initiative of the IASC.

Publishing in the International Journal of the Commons has many advantages for scholars and practitioners:

  • The IJC has over 1,500 registered readers (note that registration is not required for accessing any website content!).

PhD position in the project "Triple C: Contribution to Coral Commons (Natural field experiment)" at the Leibniz-ZMT Center

The Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology GmbH (Leibniz-ZMT GmbH) in Bremen is a member of the Leibniz Association, which is supported by the German Federal and State Governments. Through its research, Leibniz-ZMT GmbH contributes to developing science- based strategies for sustainable use of tropical coastal systems (www.zmt-bremen.de).

Within an interdisciplinary project entitled

“Triple C: Contribution to Coral Commons (Natural field experiment)” the ZMT has a PhD position available.
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Visit the blog by Foundation for Ecological Security on the legal protection of commons in India

The Internatonal Association for the Study of the Commons and the Foundation for Ecological Security would like to invite you to visit the blog "Claims for Commons" http://claim-for-commons.blogspot.in/

The Honourable Supreme Court of India gave a historic judgement paving the way for protection of the commons across the country on 28th January 2011. This came in connection to the hearing on the Civil Appeal No. 1132/2011 @SLP(C) No. 3109/2011. This blog is aimed to collate all possible information related to the judgement.

Join the International Journal of the Commons group on LinkedIn

The International Journal of the Commons (IJC) is an initiative of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC).

Professorship in the Social Sciences with a Focus on Tropical Coastal Areas (Tenure as W2 University Professor)

The Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT, www.zmt-bremen.de) focuses on research on tropical coastal ecosystems such as mangroves, coral reefs, sea grass meadows as well as rivers, estuaries and the adjacent coastal waters, and thus contributes to developing science-based strategies for the sustainable use of these ecosystems. The ZMT addresses issues related to the functioning of these habitats, their interactions with the hinterland and the open ocean as well as their use by and influence of humans. The ZMT in Bremen is a member of the Leibniz Association.

Faculty position at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

The University of Miami is committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. We are leaders in the area of education, scholarship, intercollegiate athletics and service. Come join our team!

IASC deeply regrets the passing of Douglas Wilson

Dear colleagues and friends, members of the IASC,

With deep sorrow the International Association for the Study of the Commons regrets the passing of one of the founding members of the association.

Douglas Wilson, long time editor of the Journal of the Commons, Council Member and President Elect of the IASC died on December 18, 2013.

The latest issue of the Commons Digest is out!

In this issue we present a report of the 14th Biennial conference of the IASC: Commoners and the Changing Commons: Livelihoods, Environmental Security, and Shared Knowledge held in Kita­Fujiyoshida, Japan June 3-7, 2013.

Click here to read the Commons Digest.

The issue opens with the Conference Report by Steven McGreevy and Daniel Niles of the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (Kyoto, Japan), and Margaret McKean, of Duke University (USA).

Mary Derrickson McCurdy Visiting Scholar At The Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, NC

Recharge while on sabbatical at the Duke Marine Laboratory. The Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University invites you to apply to become the Mary Derrickson McCurdy Visiting Scholar resident at the Marine Laboratory in Beaufort, on the North Carolina coast. The McCurdy Scholar will engage in the intellectual life of the Marine Laboratory, including research, teaching, and mentoring in an intimate world-class multidisciplinary research and teaching environment.

Research Assistants graduate program in the Department of Ecosystem Science & Management, Texas A&M University

Prof. Forrest Fleischman is recruiting masters and/or PhD students to work as research assistants on several projects related to forest policy, administrative decision-making, and the influence of institutions on human behaviour, in the graduate program in the Department of Ecosystem Science & Management in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University.

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