What’s happening in Centocelle?

In June something interesting happened in Centocelle: LabGov organized two workshops with the local residents, with the aim of starting a collaborative process for taking care of the beautiful archeological park of Centocelle. The workshops were organized within the Co-Roma project, where LabGov is acting as a catalyst in the process of building collaborative practices for […]

read more

La collaborazione civica, by Christian Iaione

“La collaborazione civica per l’amministrazione, la governance e l’economia dei beni comuni” is an article written by LabGov coordinator, prof. Christian Iaione, and first published in L’Italia della Condivisione in 2015. “In Italia i beni comuni sono ormai entrati nel lessico comune. La consapevolezza che gli italiani hanno maturato circa la rilevanza che rivestono e le […]

read more

Città e beni comuni, by Christian Iaione

“Città e beni comuni” is an article written by LabGov coordinator, prof. Christian Iaione, and first published as a chapter of L’Italia dei beni comuni, a book published in 2012 by Carocci and co-authored by prof. Iaione and Gregorio Arena. “Dove va una persona se vive in una città, non ha la fortuna di possedere un […]

read more

LabGov in Turin to talk about Urban Visions

The theme of the 29th Salone Internazionale del Libro, which will take place from May 12th to May 16th,  is “Visions”. The protagonists of this book fair will be those who can look far and who can implement fairly impossible projects. Urban Center Metropolitano Torino have organized, during the fair, a meeting about Urban Visions. […]

read more

TURIN 6-7 MAY: LIVE IN A HOUSE FOR LIVING IN A NEIGHBORHOOD

  Nowdays the possibilities to share space , time , houses and any physical locations are increasing. We are experiencing the sharing of urban commons in many ways. Usually the protagonists are citizens that use the abandoned buildings, parks, factories which are re-used with creativity to create something beautiful from an apparently old and abbandonated […]

read more

IASC European Regional Conference, Bern 10-13 May 2016

LabGov with professor Christian Iaione will take part in the next IASC conference! The 4th European Regional Meeting of IASC will have place in Bern from the 10th to the 13th May with the following subject: “Commons in a ‘glocal’ world: global connections and local responses”. IASC (International Association for the Study of the Commons) […]

read more

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 […]

read more

Ten Points on The City as Commons

“The City as a Commons” conference has produced a body of knowledge that can guide future research and policymaking on which we can build. Specifically, after some reflection, we came away from the conference with at least 10 lessons for the developing field of the urban commons: 1. There are many kinds of urban commons, some existing […]

read more

The City as a Commons – How Democratic are the Urban Commons?

The 1st IASC (International Association for the Study of the Commons) Thematic Conference on urban commons is approaching. The call for abstracts is out until Aug 10th at 12:00 AM PT. The Conference title unveils the complexity and the ambition of an event that wishes to gather for two days the most prominent scholars and […]

read more