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.
Thursday 22nd March was World Water Day. In his series of blogs, John Powell discusses water, and the need to consider the property rights regime to ensure its effective and equitable use.
As the most prolific blogger in CCRI, John Powell has set himself the challenge of writing a post per month during 2018. Nick Lewis, John’s colleague and office room-mate, wanted to explore the reasons behind this and motivations for his regular outputs.
In John Powell’s third and final blog post concerning ‘time’, he discusses living in the present and how it should be utilised, both personally and communally.
John Powell, who is currently in China has managed to find the centre of the Universe (we are unsure whether he means the observable or known!) If you would like to know where this is, read more in his latest blog post!
IASC president John Powell is currently in China and attending the first ever commons themed conference. Focusing on water governance, John has been visiting a number of locations observing related issues and has had an opportunity to produce a short blog post detailing his experiences so far.
John Powell has been participating in the first ever workshop on commons to be held in China, which was attended by over 80 participants at Tsinghua University in Beijing on 14th and 15th October 2017.
John Powell will be attending the first workshop on commons to be held in China. As President of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC), he will be giving a keynote presentation at the opening ceremony on the governance of surface and groundwaters from a commons perspective.
John Powell and Chris Short have just returned from the beautiful medieval city of Utrecht in the Netherlands after attending the 16th Biennial Global conference ‘Practicing the commons: Self-governance, cooperation, and institutional change’ of The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC). Read more about what went on at the conference, which was one of the largest ever held by the IASC.
Last week, John Powell was attending the IASC Commons Conference in Utrecht. As current IASC President, John Powell presented one of the Elinor Ostrom awards during the conference dinner, which was held in the beautiful surroundings of Speelklok Museum in central Utrecht which is home to am unusual array of mechanical and automated music-playing machines.