Threat to National Psyche: How London Reacts

The author Will Self suggests this idea of “the threat to national psyche”, talking about what happened in the City Hall of London where campaigners gathered to protest against privatisation of public spaces not only in London but throughout UK. Will Self focused his attention on this first public reaction and analyzes the consequences. The […]

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At Storytelling Lesson with Dino Amenduni

Dino Amenduni, political communicator and Proforma partner who first formulated the idea and the logo of the co-cities, was the star of the workshop organized by LabGov last February 26. The topics covered in his lecture were Storytelling and digital reputation. The practice of storytelling has gradually changed over the years, even with the changing […]

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Storytelling for the Social Shift. Workshop February 26th.

On the 26th of February the keynote speaker will be Dino Amenduni, one of the best international experts in social communication. He is partner of Proforma, the communication agency who designed the campaigns of political characters as Vendola and Renzi, of organizations such as CGIL, of companies and various multinationals. We will ask him advices […]

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The Ecomuseum Casilino: the heritage for a sustainable development

An Ecomuseum is a dynamic way in which communities preserve, interpret, and manage their heritage for a sustainable development. An Ecomuseum is based on a community agreement. Introduced by the French museologist Hugues de Varine in 1971, the word ecomuseum has often been misused and the definition of an ecomuseum is still a controversial matter for contemporary museology.Many museologists sought […]

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The City as a Commons Conference has arrived!

The City as a Commons Conference has finally arrived! The LabGov team is on site in Bologna, Italy. We are finishing final preparations at Opificio Golinelli, and pre-registration are well under way at the Urban Center. The LabGov team anxiously awaits participants’ arrival tomorrow morning at 9 AM for Institutional Greetings with Giusella Finocchiaro,  Marco […]

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The Social Innovation Division of Seoul is coming to visit LabGov

On 2nd November Labgov will host at Luiss University a delegation of the Social National Division of Seoul. The delegation is composed by Hyokwan Jun, Director General of Seoul Innovation Buruea, JeongYoun Kim, Deputy Director of the Social Innovation Division, and HakYong Song, Project Manager of the Social Innovation Division. The Social National Division is […]

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Ready, steady, go! We are already here. #LabGov2015/2016

October 2nd we launched LabGov once again for the new academic year 2015/2016! On our first afternoon of the year, full of emotions and debates, we started with a very ambitious and challenging project. In the presence of the new LabGovers (Law, Economics, and Political Science students)several professors, staff members and illustrious experts had the […]

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XXIX SISP – Sharing economy’s EVERYWHERE!

On the 12 of September Prof. Christian Iaione, LabGov’s Coordinator, will participate to the XXIX annual conference of the Società Italiana di Scienza Politica, the leading Italian association of the political scientists of which the famous Giovanni Sartori and Norberto Bobbio were presidents. The conference will take place in the University of Calabria and it […]

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The City as a Commons: Social innovation as the Basis for a Commons-Based Urban Welfare

In the early 2000s the Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business launched the Stanford Social Innovation Review with the first “Editors’ Note” defining Social Innovation as “the process of inventing, securing support for, and implementing novel solutions to social needs and problems” with a clear manifesto: “dissolving boundaries and brokering […]

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The City as a Commons: Designing and Governing the City as a Common Resource?

The “Open Collaboration Pact between the Municipality of Bologna and Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna” has been agreed! The pact aimes at re-conceiving urban spaces as a common resource for communities. . The Open collaboration pact is the first step in the process (towards) CO-Bologna, the public policy launched by the city during […]

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