4IWSE – The 4th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy took place in Lund

June 15th and 16th 2017 the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) of the Lund University (Sweden) hosted the 4th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy.  A great venue for the European network of researchers working on the topic of the collaborative and sharing economy. In two days 95 participants attended the workshop, organized […]

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SUMMER SCHOOL “GIÀ” DI LIBERA CAMPANIA

La Summer School “GIÀ – Giovani Imprenditoria ed Innovazione” è un’iniziativa formativa promossa da “Libera. Associazioni, nomi e numeri contro le mafie” in Sicilia, Calabria Campania e Puglia, in collaborazione con le università delle regioni coinvolte e con numerosi partner istituzionali, dell’associazionismo e del mondo delle imprese. Dal 26 al 30 settembre 2016 presso il Palazzo Mediceo […]

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Focus on the author: Christian Iaione

This article is a focus on the figure of LabGov’s coordinator, professor Christian Iaione. Christian Iaione is associate professor of public law at Guglielmo Marconi University of Rome, fellow of the Urban Law Center at Fordham University, and visiting professor of governance of the commons at LUISS Guido Carli. He is an expert of the EU […]

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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 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 […]

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Sharing evolution

The European Union Committee of the Regions, the EU’s Assembly of Regional and Local Representatives, has launched an initiative to open at the EU level the discussion on what is known as “sharing economy” and/or “collaborative economy“. The name itself and the scope is under scrutiny. Several EU institutions are working on similar if not identical subjects, using […]

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Online assets: is the digital heritage at risk?

A study made by the McAfee Company established that the value of our “digital goods” usually value around 35000$ total: the most valuable ones are the “personal memories” like photos or videos (17000$), followed by “health and financial informations” (6000$), “personal informations” (4300$) and informations regarding “hobbies and projects” (3300$). This entire set of valuable […]

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Bologna Regulation on public collaboration for urban commons

The City of Bologna has just adopted the translation prepared by 2013/2014 LabGov interns as the official English version of the Bologna Regulation on public collaboration between citizens and the city for the care and regeneration of urban commons. The official English version of the Regulation is available here. LabGov interns participated actively to “La città come bene comune” (i.e. “The city as […]

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Bologna regulation on public collaboration for urban commons

The Bologna Regulation on public collaboration for urban commons is part of the “The City as a Commons” project that started in 2011 in Bologna with the support of Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna and the City of Bologna. It ultimately led to the adoption of the “Regolamento sulla collaborazione per la cura e rigenerazione dei beni […]

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Sharexpo: Milan as a collaborative and shareable city

Sharexpo is a project born thanks to Collaboriamo, Eni Enrico Mattei Foundation, Secolo Urbano, ModaCult and ExpoLab (Catholic University of Milan). The main goal is to bring to the attention of Institutions, economic players and grassroots the emerging topic of sharing economy, as well as to stimulate a cultural reflection on this theme. A much […]

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