April 27 “La periferia come bene comune” conference: for a new culture of the city.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 from 17:00 PM, the event “Per una nuova cultura della città: la periferia come bene comune”organized by Giovani per Roma Association will be held at Sala Quaroni , placed in via Ciro il Grande in Rome EUR. Professor Christian Iaione  from LabGov will partecipate to  discuss the role of urban common as […]

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Dynamics of virtual work: new patterns for sharing economy

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is Europe’s longest-running intergovernmental framework for cooperation in science and technology funding cooperative scientific projects called ‘COST Actions’. With a successful history of implementing scientific networking projects for over 40 years, COST offers scientists the opportunity to embark upon bottom-up, multidisciplinary and collaborative networks across all science and […]

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The Ecomuseum Casilino: the heritage for a sustainable development

An Ecomuseum is a dynamic way in which communities preserve, interpret, and manage their heritage for a sustainable development. An Ecomuseum is based on a community agreement. Introduced by the French museologist Hugues de Varine in 1971, the word ecomuseum has often been misused and the definition of an ecomuseum is still a controversial matter for contemporary museology.Many museologists sought […]

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LEARN TO KNOW. Workshop November 13th: Mapping and understanding the territory.

  On 13 November at the LUISS Campus of Viale Romania, LabGovers met several experts who carried out in Rome  experiences of digital, institutional and scientific  mapping. With them they discussed on the importance of mapping as a tool of knowledge and reaserch on the territories, as well as an opportunity to adopt a different view […]

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“Collaborare è Bologna”: the new way to think of the city

“Collaborare è Bologna” is a project of the City of Bologna, managed with the Bologna Urban Center and various partners to promote a “culture of collaboration” with continuous and consistent community involvement,and to make technologies, resources, spaces, knowledge, skills and information more accessible. In this framework, on 19 May 2014, the Municipality of Bologna approved […]

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1st #co-working session is online: the “collaboration seed” was planted.

Last weekend, on 16 and 17 October LabGov held the first co-working session for  2015-2016. On Friday afternoon, the new LabGovers came together to discuss and to co-design a new idea for Rome together. Students were inspired by foremost experts in the field of regeneration and care of the commons. Each expert, with his or […]

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The first co-working session is around the corner.

On 16 and 17 October, Labgov will present the first co-working session for Labgov 2016. This two-day workshop is based on the proposal to imagine Rome in an innovative way. The project CO-ROMA is focused on the idea that a city should learn to share, collaborate and cooperate with the institutions, the civil society, universities […]

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#smartcities for a #betterworld: We are looking ahead!

On October 12, LUISS University will host the first “Smart Cities Roadshow“, organized by Formiche and Agol, in collaboration with the National Agency for Youths, as well as several universities, institutions and firms. These partners will work together to help young students to become the next generation of leaders; they will teach students to be […]

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Ready, steady, go! We are already here. #LabGov2015/2016

October 2nd we launched LabGov once again for the new academic year 2015/2016! On our first afternoon of the year, full of emotions and debates, we started with a very ambitious and challenging project. In the presence of the new LabGovers (Law, Economics, and Political Science students)several professors, staff members and illustrious experts had the […]

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The City as a Commons: Social innovation as the Basis for a Commons-Based Urban Welfare

In the early 2000s the Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business launched the Stanford Social Innovation Review with the first “Editors’ Note” defining Social Innovation as “the process of inventing, securing support for, and implementing novel solutions to social needs and problems” with a clear manifesto: “dissolving boundaries and brokering […]

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