“Costruire Comunità” – the cycle of seminars hosted by INARCH

On Wednesday the 15th of February, the cycle of seminars “Building Communities” (Costruire Comunità) will start its course at INARCH, the National Institute of Architecture, in the context of the master degree in Sustainable Architecture. The cycle is composed by three seminars with three experts coming from different fields of study but still complementary with […]

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Get ready for Sharitaly 2016!

On Tusday the 15th and Wednesday the 16th on November people from all Italy will gather in Milan to take part inthe 4rth edition of Sharitaly, leading event on collaborative economy at national level. Organized by Collaboriamo and Trailab, Sharitaly aims at fostering the debate on sharing economy and promoting the exchange of good practices […]

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The “hero’s journey” projected in every-day life

On October the 14th, LabGov started the first co-working session in which Paola Santoro, an expert designer, exposed the “hero’s journey”  having as protagonists Alessandra and Urio: the spokespersons of the raising Community of the Public Park of Centocelle. This is the #Co-Rome project (www.co-roma.it): an audacious initiative in which achievements and failures characterized the […]

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What does Sustainability mean?

On the 15th of April, Labgovers met Professor Luigi Corvo. They discussed together about the meaning of sustainability. What does sustainable mean? It is the ability that a process has of leaving to the next generation the same opportunities that the current generation enjoyed! And sustainability can can be threefold: we have social, economic and […]

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2-Week Study Program “Transition to Co-operative Commonwealth: Pathways to a New Political Economy”

Synergia is an international network of individuals and organizations united together with the aim of implementing new models of economic and social practices which can be able to transition societies to a more sustainable, democratic and social just model of political economy based on the principles of cooperation and the common good. In order to explore […]

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Narratives of Inclusion: Can Urban Commons Help us Live Together?

Cities are paradoxical spaces. On one hand, it is commonly known that, for instance, migration has been one of the most effective ways to increase the standard of living. In theory, when coming to the big cities, people are offered a surplus of opportunities to work, get educated, create a family and enjoy the lives they want. Therefore, […]

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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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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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Symposium “Cooperation in the field” – June 23rd, Utrecht University

Next Thursday, June 23rd, Utrecht University will host the Symposium “Cooperation in the field”. It will be the opportunity for international researchers, experts and students to gather and share their respective ideas and practical experiences on cooperative practices. The event is part of the strategic thematic series on “Institutions for Open Societies”. Professor Tine de […]

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European Development Days – On the importance of the Urban Dimension

With adoption of the Amsterdam Pact on May 30th, EU leaders showed their full endorsement of the need to attach considerations at the urban dimension to EU decision-making. As we pointed out in our previous article on the topic (We are already on our way to Amsterdam: Countdown to the new EU Urban Agenda), the […]

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