The latest issue of the Journal of Peer Production (JoPP) has just been published online. It features contributions and reflections from several open access journal editors, peer-reviewed articles on co-sewing cafes and civic-tech as well as concrete proposals to develop the commons in employment, ‘good data’ and open communities.
You can view the latest issue’s table of contents at http://peerproduction.net/issues/issue-13-open/
Alexandros Kioupkiolis will be discussing his new book entitled ‘The Common and the Counter-Hegemonic Politics‘ (which has just been published by Edinburgh University Press) on Monday, April 1 at the Department of Political Science and Communications at the University of Salerno in Italy.
For more information about the event, see Lab Communalia’s page on Facebook.
MINDS (Management in Networked and Digital Societies) department at Kozminski University, a leading research-driven business school in the heart of Europe, is seeking to fill one or more open rank positions in digital sociology.
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Heteropolitics researchers Alexandros Kioupkiolis and Aimilia Voulvouli will be giving a talk tomorrow morning on ‘the new ecosystems of collaborative politics’ at the Scientific Symposium on Civil Society and Social & Solidarity Economy in Athens. And on Thursday, our collaborator Yannis Pechtelidis will be giving a presentation with Stelios Pantazidis on the ‘Educational Commons and Institutional reconfiguration’.
For more information (in Greek) about the symposium: https://www.eps.auth.gr/sites/default/files/Synedrio%20A%CE%A0%CE%98-%CE%95%CE%9A%CE%9A%CE%95.pdf
Here’s the transcripts of the two main sessions of the childcare colloquium ‘Crianza y Comunes: Hace falta un Poble-Sec para criar?’ (that took place on October 2018 in the neighborhood of Poble Sec in Barcelona) which readers of our blog should find of interest:
Ethnographies of Collaborative Economi(es) Conference
The conference will feature parallel paper presentations, keynote talks and open discussion sessions. Participation in the conference will be free of charge (but places will be limited).
We are soliciting papers contributing ethnographic accounts and understandings of collaborative economy practices and communities, and therefore contributing to the development of a multi-faceted view on sharing and caring practices. We are also keen on receiving papers focusing on the methodological aspects of studying collaborative economi(es) e.g. collaborative ethnography, participatory action research, co-design etc.
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The second international conference “Social Solidarity Economy and the Commons” will be a meeting point for researchers, activists, public officials and social entrepreneurs involved in social and solidarity economy, governance of the commons and new social movements in different parts of the world.
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Journal of Peer Production
Call for Papers: Infrastructuring the Commons Today, when STS meet ICT
Peer production and collaborative forms of technological design – such as those based on commons-oriented approaches – have at their core a critical stance towards the technoscientific landscape, an approach shared with Science and Technology Studies (STS) as a theoretical archipelago that has produced a significant wealth of knowledge that points out the social constructive and performative character of technoscience.
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