Participatory Governance in Culture: Exploring Practices, Theories and Policies

From November 22nd to 24th, Rijeka (Croatia) is going to host the Participatory Governance in Culture: Exploring Practices, Theories and Policies Conference. The Conference is organized by Kultura Nova Foundation, in partnership with Rijeka 2020 LLC and collaboration with European Cultural Foundation (ECF) and International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) as a part of […]

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BUILD 2017 – Bilbao Urban Innovation Leadership Dialogues

From November 15th to 17th, Detroit will host BUILD – Bilbao Urban Innovation Leadership Dialogues, the event organised by The German Marshall Funds for the United States that will reflect on the role that cities and regions can play in the broader transatlantic relationship via new subnational diplomacy efforts and by reflecting our transatlantic values of democracy, freedom […]

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LUISS Edu_LabGov 2017/2018: Let’s Re-start!

The fifth edition of LUISS LabGov Educational Lab (workshops, co-design sessions, community gardening and fieldwork) will re-start on October 6th, 2017! The meeting will be held in Viale Romania, 32 at 4.00 PM. EDU_LabGov 2017-2018 will explore the principles, techniques, instruments and practices of the urban commons’ management. The experience, as every year, will begin from LUISS community garden, intended as […]

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“Sharing Cities. Activating the Urban Commons”: a new publication by Shareable

  “Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons” is the new publication from the non-profit media outlet Shareable, which collects 137 case studies divided in 11 categories in order to demonstrate that another city governance model is possible, and is in fact, already in the making. By showcasing initiatives from all over the world, and in […]

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In Poland the 4th International Conference on Urban and Regional Economics

  The conference “Contemporary Urban Policy – European Perspective” will take place at the University of Economics in Katowice, 12-13 October 2017, thanks to the organization of the Department of Spatial and Environmental Economics. The focus will be on urban policy, urban governance and collaborative planning. The meeting will bring together academics, policymakers and practitioners […]

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Commons Matter: IASC Conference – Utrecht, July 2017

Official Event Video by Utrecht University to present the 2017 IASC Conference taking place in Utrecht. The global XVI Biennial Conference, ‘Practicing the commons: Self-governance, cooperation, and institutional change’ of The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) is taking place this week in the historical city centre of Utrecht, from the 10th […]

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Commons in the political space, for a post capitalist transition – The Interviews

What are relations between commons and politics? In the last few years, the commons have enriched themselves with their entry into political institutions at the level of states, large cities or regions, whether in Bolivia, Ecuador, Spain, Britain, France, Italy, and elsewhere in the world. How can this encounter inspire us? How does the commons […]

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The CO-Cities Series: #2 Reggio Emilia

  The city of Reggio nell’Emilia (better known as Reggio Emilia), located in the hearth of Emilia Romagna, counts a population of 172.000 inhabitants. 27.000 of them are involved in activities promoting social cohesion. These numbers, which highlight the existence of a strong social capital, help us understand the peculiarity of the approach adopted by […]

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The Biennial of Public Space – Soon to begin in Rome

The 4th edition of the Biennial of Public Space is taking place in Rome from the 25th to the 27th of May 2017. The event is promoted by the National Institute of City Planning, the National Council of Landscape and Conservation Planning Architects, the Roman Order of Architects, Architecture Department of the University Roma Tre, […]

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It is time for FORUM PA 2017

What is the role that public administrations should – and must – have in the creation of a new economic development paradigm able to generate sustainable and equitable wellbeing? This question will be at the heart of the series of conferences and workshops organized within the framework of FORUM PA 2017, which will take place […]

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