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Stir to Action: Workshop Programme

on Tue, 11/04/2014 - 22:01

The next stage for Stir to Action is to host a six-month programme of two-day training workshops — intense and involved — facilitated by some of our inspiring and innovative magazine contributors from the last few years. So from March to September 2015, we’ll be running a series of 12 workshops in beautiful Bridport, Dorset, where the magazine is based.

The Art of Commoning & Commons Education

on Sun, 12/15/2013 - 22:38

2 short videos taken at the  Economics and the Commons conference 2013

George Por is talking about the Art of Commoning:

Economics and the Commons Conference 2013

on Sun, 12/15/2013 - 22:24

The Heinrich Boll Foundation just released a detailed, educational, and inspiring report summarizing the international conference it hosted in Berlin, Germany May 22-24, 2013.

Report of Economics and the Commons Conference 2013

on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 06:09

The 2013 ECC conference in Berlin, sponsored so generously by the Heinrich Boell foundation was a thought-provoking, energizing event! 

David Bollier of the Commons Strategy group summarised his impressions in this report:

Dear Friends of the Commons,

Take a Survey about Commons Education

on Sun, 06/09/2013 - 11:57

The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) is considering developing one or more training programs on the commons, in cooperation with Countryside and Community Research Institute of the University of Gloucestershire (UoG); the Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales-UNAM; and the CGIAR Program on Collective Action and Property Rights Program (CAPRI). 

PsyCommons: The Richness of Everyday Relationships

on Sun, 05/05/2013 - 12:17
Just as psychiatrists have ‘enclosed’ mental illness as their domain of specialist practice, counsellors have done the same for human relations, argues Denis Postle.

The Commons as a New/Old Paradigm for Governance, Economics and Policy

on Sun, 12/16/2012 - 21:53
Remarks by David Bollier
Commons Strategies Group
American Academy in Berlin
December 4, 2012

The Wealth of the Commons: A World Beyond Market & State

on Mon, 11/19/2012 - 11:41

This book review by Leo Burke, advisor to the School of Commoning, was published in the Winter 2012 edition of  the Kosmos Journal 

Outcomes from the Great Lakes Commons Gathering

on Fri, 10/05/2012 - 22:30

The following is an abbreviated assessment of what was achieved regarding the hoped-for outcomes described in the Brief of the Great Lakes Commons Gathering...

Great Lakes Charter Process - Participant Engagement

on Fri, 10/05/2012 - 21:51

The following gives a picture for how the participants engaged during the conference, connecting in ways to enable the hoped-for outcomes of the Great Lakes Commons Gathering...