Georgetown University, Washington DC, October 5-6, 2018
As part of World Commons Week, this conference will draw on the expertise of scholars across disciplines, from within and beyond Georgetown University, to illustrate the breadth and richness of commons scholarly inquiry.
Organizers: Prof. Sheila Foster (Georgetown Law), Prof. Brigham Daniels (Brigham Young University), and the Interational Association for the Study of the Commons.
Email Chrystie Swiney with any questions about the conference.
The deadline to submit an abstract has passed, but you can register to attend the conference here.
On the second day, October 6th, of the Celebrating Commons Scholarship conference, there will be a practitioner's lab co-led by Amanda Huron, associate professor at the University of the District of Columbia and author of the new book, "Carving out the Commons: Tenant Organizing and Housing Cooperatives in Washington D.C.", and Paula Segal, senior staff attorney in the Equitable Neighborhoods Practice at the Community Development Project in New York City. The lab will focus on housing through the lens of the urban commons, with a particular focus on community land trusts.
October 4-12, 2018
In recognition of the past half-century of commons scholarship, and to raise awareness of the nature, practice, and potential of commons governance around the globe, the IASC is organizing a global “World Commons Week,” scheduled for October 4–12, 2018.
For more information go here.
June 20-24, 2018
"The Co-City: Mapping the New Urban Commons"
Listen to a podcast of a follow-up interview done with Professor Foster following her presentation.
*Sketch compliments of artist Becca Barad (@BeccaB_Rad).
December 11-15, 2017