One of the things that many British people know about Peru, is that it is where Paddington Bear comes from. John Powell in this short blog comes to a startling conclusion about Paddington’s attire of a duffle coat and floppy hat.
Last week, John Powell was in Peru attending the XVII Biennial IASC Conference, entitled ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’. As ever, John has been blogging and here he details one of the field trips he went on to the Lomas hills on the outskirts of Lima.
Another book publication success for researchers in CCRI. Mauro Vigani, Janet Dwyer and John Powell have contributed to a new book analysing agricultural labour markets and policies in EU and North America.
Former IASC president, John Powell is currently in Lima, Peru at the XVII Biennial IASC Conference, entitled ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’. As is the case, John will be blogging during the event, and here is his first installment – where he reflects on his first visit to the capital of Peru.
On July 1st, the 17th Biennial IASC conference will take place in Lima, Peru. The conference theme is ‘In Defense of the Commons: Challenges, Innovation, and Action’, and will feature three researchers from CCRI. One of these, John Powell, former president gives some details about their forthcoming trip to South America.
Chris Short and John Powell from CCRI visited the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks last week for a study tour and workshop to explore similarities and differences in upland commons governance and practice between the two countries as part of the ‘FUTGRAZE’ project. John has written a short blog about the trip.
This weekend English Heritage is celebrating 100 years since Stonehenge passed from private to public ownership. John Powell considers the effects of public ownership of heritage sites and the continued need for limiting access.
Chris Short was invited to speak at the 20th meeting of the FAO-CIHEAM Mountain Pasture Network
Today marks 70 years since the National Health Service in the UK was established. In this post, John Powell considers its continuing importance and value to society despite facing financial constraints.
John Powell and Dilshaad Bundhoo travelled to Israel in the early part of May to visit the Arava Institute for Environmental Science (AIES) in the Arava Valley of the Negev.