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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The future of Bolognina

On the 10th of October, the participants of the meetings and workshop held in the Bolognina experimentation site of the CO-Bologna project, together with partners and facilitators are invited to take part to a meeting where the results of the work done since now will be presented, together with some possible future developments of the project. […]

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RENA – Festival delle Comunità del Cambiamento

From October 7th to 9th Milan is hosting RENA – Festival delle Comunità del Cambiamento. This third edition of the Festival has the aim of building bridges between communities, individuals and organizations who work to rigenerate the urban, social and economic of the Country. Organized in collaboration with BASE Milano and thanks to the sustain of Fondazione Cariplo, the […]

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LUISS Edu_LabGov: Let’s Re-start!

The fifth edition of LUISS LabGov Educational Lab (workshops, co-design sessions and fieldwork) will re-start on September 30th, 2016! The meeting will be held in Viale Romania, 32 – 00198 Rome at 4.00 PM.  EDU_LabGov 2016-2017 will explore the principles, techniques, instruments and practices of the roman commons’ management. Rome, in particular its periferic areas, is […]

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The United Nations risks stifling its own progress on sustainable urbanization

There will be no sustainable development without action by local authorities. Habitat III needs to discuss a new U.N. council or other body representing cities and regions. “This story originally appeared in Citiscope [available here] and was republished via the Habitat III Journalism Project.” The United Nations’ behaviour toward local authorities and non-state stakeholders is ambivalent. The body’s view on the […]

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The city of the future according to Maurizio Carta

Maurizio Carta, Architect, PhD in Urban and Regional Planning, Full Professor of urban and regional planning at the Department of Architecture at the University of Palermo and advisor for a number of public national and international bodies, is the author of “Creative City – Dynamics, Innovations and Actions“. In his work, Carta tries to condensate […]

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Culturability: Sheila Foster and Christian Iaione on Urban Commons and City as a Commons

On the 15th of July, Unipolis Foundation in collaboration with Fitzcarraldo Foundation and Make a Cube association organised a second mentoring workshop for the 15 finalists (the description of finalists see below, or at: http://culturability.org/notizie/finalisti-bando-culturability/) who have been selected from the “Culturability” call – an Italian national call to support innovative projects in cultural and creative fields […]

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Peer Value Conference: Amsterdam, September 2-3, 2016

Join LabGov in Amsterdam at the “Peer Value: Advancing the Commons Collaborative Economy” Conference. The event will take place next September 2-3, 2016, hosted by the city of Amsterdam, in collaboration with P2P Value, Wikimedia, CSG, Shareable and Ouishare. Its aim  is to address the world of the commons on a global scale, to share […]

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Save the date! XVI Biennal IASC Conference – Utrecht, 10-14 July 2017

If we had to name the current crossroad of studies and events about the commons, we could not but think about Utrecht. In the past few weeks, LabGov attended the Symposium “Cooperation in the field” hosted by the city university and IASC dinner debate there.  But there is good news: we will walk our road […]

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