Save the date: on Friday, Nov 4th, second workshop of LabGov EDU 2016/2017!

After a workshop, an intense session of co-working, and some work on field in the community garden, the labgovers are ready for the second workshop of this year. On Friday, November 4th, from 4 to 6.30 PM, an interesting workshop will be held by Simone D’Antonio, italian journalist and communicator, and responsible for the activities […]

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Reclaiming the City: Engage Seminar Series in Liverpool!

On Wednesday, November 2nd, Engage Liverpool is going to host the final event of Engage Seminar Series 2016, a series of 3 transformational seminars, designed to empower people and bring about a more engaged and active populace. Professor Christian Iaione, LabGov’s co-founder, will be the main speaker of the Seminar, and he will be talking about how people […]

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Who owns the city? We own the city! How commons makes cities more inclusive, righteous and democratic

Needless to say, the city is a system, which is in a continuous progress or – as David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Geography would say – in a ‘process of becoming’. The city is a complex and incomplete event, a space and a condition at the same time, and that is why a […]

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From storytelling to active engagement: let’s co-work together!

The second day of co-working session, held on October the 15th  begun with Eloisa Susanna’s general outlook about other active projects, similar to #coRome, spread all over Italy.Eloisa,a young architect,rapidly commemorated the G124 project,launched by Renzo Piano in which great relevance is given to peripheral areas and the imperative need of maintenance trough micro-surgical interventions,this is what […]

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The “hero’s journey” projected in every-day life

On October the 14th, LabGov started the first co-working session in which Paola Santoro, an expert designer, exposed the “hero’s journey”  having as protagonists Alessandra and Urio: the spokespersons of the raising Community of the Public Park of Centocelle. This is the #Co-Rome project (www.co-roma.it): an audacious initiative in which achievements and failures characterized the […]

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Finland case: Design for Government, experimental governance

The report Design for Government project, June 2015, proposed to implement a new model based on experiments, including behavioral approaches modelling the Finnish policy design. This approach results in a more user-oriented and efficient policy. Here you can read the third chapter of the report for the Design for Government project; it explains the experiments […]

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3RD IASC CONFERENCE ON KNOWLEDGE COMMONS – PARIS OCT 2016

From October 20th to 22th Paris is hosting the 3rd IASC Conference on knowledge commons. The Conference is co-organized by the INCLUSIVE team at Sciences Po Paris and the International Association for the Study of the Commons. After the successful editions held in 2012 and 2014, this third conference will aim to look at the normative […]

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The Global Parliament of Mayors: How Cities Worldwide Contribute to Strengthening Democracy

Last September, mayors, experts and City Makers – including municipal officials, researchers, students, social innovators and representatives from social organisations – of seventy-five countries from all over the world came together at the World Forum in The Hague, the city of Peace and Justice. They gathered to launch the first Global Parliament of Mayors (GPM) […]

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