The City as a commons: the first international conference on urban commons

We are honored to announce you that  the 1st IASC (International Association for the Study of the Commons) Thematic Conference on urban commons is coming. The IASC Conference, named “ The City as a Commons: Reconceiving Urban Space, Common Goods And City Governance” is organized by LabGov in collaboration with Fordham University of New York […]

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Be ready for the first civic Collaboration Fest in Bologna!

It is more than a year since the municipality of Bologna adopted the Regulation for the care and regeneration of Urban Commons, that was also translated into English few months later (you can read it here). Since that moment, the idea behind the project itself has rapidly spread not only in Italy, where tens of […]

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UBIQUITOUS COMMONS – The hyper-connected governance

The Ubiquitous Commons – the Commons in the age of Ubiquitous Technology – is an international research effort dedicated to understanding the transformation of data, information and knowledge in the age of ubiquitous technologies. It acts in ways which are completely interdisciplinary, moving across scientific and humanistic research, arts and design, institutional and economic action, […]

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David Bollier on LabGov approach to the Governance of Commons

LabGov goes global. After the interview to one of LabGov strategist, Christian Iaione, by Michel Bauwens, founder of the Foundation for Peer to Peer Alternatives, on the City as a Commons project, that has been published few weeks ago on the Shareable website (and available here), another great expert of Commons, David Bollier dedicated an article to LabGov […]

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The XXI Century as a CO-Century

An interview of Prof. Christian Iaione, Coordinator of LabGov, has been published on the Shareable website, the american leading organization for sharing economy and collaborative practices, co-founded by Neal Gorenflo, that collaborated with LabGov both in the CO-Mantova project and the Sharing School . The interview was made by another friend of LabGov, Michel Bauwens, the founder […]

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CO-Mantova: international collaborative governance model for the commons

Mantua – November 26th/27th. The local Chamber of Commerce, the City of Mantua, the Province, local ONGs, SMEs and knowledge institutions, such as the Mantua University Foundation and some local schools are glad to support the two days event that will take place in Mantua. The main objective of the  Festival will concerns the conception […]

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