IASC 2017 Conference Round-up

IASC 2017 Conference Round-up

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.

New Commons e-book published – free download!

New Commons e-book published – free download!

The CCRI has today published a new Commons e-book, featuring a compilation of blog posts written in connection with commons, and in particular attendance at various international IASC conferences over the last few years. This follows on from the Commons e-book that the CCRI published in March 2016, entitled ‘Commons – Governance of shared assets’, which is still available as a free download.

John Powell to deliver keynote speech at Commons workshop in China

John Powell to deliver keynote speech at Commons workshop in China

John Powell has been invited to give the keynote speech at an international workshop in China later this year. The workshop, focusing on “Enhancing Water Governance and Policy”, will be held on 14th and 15th October 2017, at Tsinghua University, near Beijing in China. This will be the first professional academic conference around Commons in China, and has been approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education.