Globally distributed, locally organized events

October 4–12, 2018

We mobilized Commons scholars and practitioners all over the world to put on their own local events! These events varied in topic and function, driven by individual organizer interests and contexts, and took place during the period of October 4–12th, 2018.​

Country Event title Organizer(s) / organization(s) Location Day & time
United States
Sheila Foster (Georgetown Law) & Brigham Daniels (Brigham Young University)
Washington, D.C.
Oct. 5–6, 2018
Bulgaria & Germany
Insa Theesfield, Ivan Penov & Violeta Dimiranova
Agricultural University Plovdiv & Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Oct. 8th, 2018
Ilkhom Soliev
Freiraumgalerie Halle, Germany (meeting point: Corner of Landsberger Str. / Reideburger Str. Halle (Saale)
Oct. 6, 2018 (11 am)
Procomum Institute
ESC Research and Training Center, S ão Paulo
Oct. 25–26, 2018
South Korea
Jeju National Univ. Research Center on the Commons and Sustainable Society
Jeju-si, Jeju-do, South Korea
Oct. 4–11, 2018
South Korea
The Urban Commons Movements and Making a New Collaborative and Polycentric Governance: Some Cases in the Two Cities of Seoul and Inchon in South Korea
Seoungwon Lee
Center for Asian Cities, Seoul National University
Oct. 5, 2018
United States
David Bollier, Charlie Schweik & Marilyn Billings
Amherst Media, 246 College Street
Oct. 8, 2018 (6:30 to 8:30pm)
Carlos A. M. Gonzaga
UNICENTRO - Campus Irati, PR - Brazil
Oct. 4, 2018 (2pm to 10pm)
United States
Marco Janssen
Arizona State University
Oct. 9, 2018
Urbanize! 2018 BER
Julian Zwicker
Oct. 5–14, 2018
Collective Titling of 6 Million Hectares to Afro-Colombian Communities
Juan-Camilo Cardenas
2018 Commons Workshop – Challenge and Response of Governing the Commons in China: the 50th Anniversary of "The Tragedy of the Commons"
Yahua Wang
Oct. 13, 2018
Nicole Rogge
Campusgarten Gr üneBeete, Leonardo-Campus 18 (behind the building), Münster
Oct. 5, 2018 (3pm)
Tobias Haller
niversity of Bern, Institute of Social Anthropology
Oct. 4–12, 2018
Socrates Schouten, Waag
Oct. 11, 2018
Susann Oezueyaman
Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Emile-Abderhalden- Straße, Lecture Room 11
Oct. 11, 2018 (9am to 3pm)
Kim Anna Jurashek

Jonathan Everts
Oct. 8, 2018 (5pm)
United States
Anne McKinnon
Moab, Utah
Oct. 2–4, 2018
Michael Klingler, Kulturverein Vogelweide
Oct. 10, 2018 (7:00pm)
Sonali Mohapatra, Foundation for Ecological Security
Bhubaneswar and Mandla
Oct. 6–12, 2018
Rosa Paardenkooper, Casco Art Institute: Working for the Commons
Until Oct. 20th
United Kingdom
Constitutionality: Bottom-Up Institution Building Processes for the Management of the Commons
Iain MacKinnon, Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience at Coventry University
Ryton Gardens in Coventry
Oct. 12, 2018
The city of Antwerp (Belgium) as a commons – workshop and guided bike tour through different urban commons initiatives
Koen Wynants, Commons Lab Antwerpen
Oct. 6, 2018
Klodjan Rama, Agricultural University of Tirana
Mother Theresa Square, Tirana
Oct. 12, 2018 (10am to 9pm)

Commons without Borders: Global Multiscale Ecosystem Framework

Led by Professor Tim Randhir, this is a coordinated conference with online interaction between
scholars from around the world.

Agenda information and how to join online is no longer available.

Coordinated events taking place on October 10th are as follows:

Country Event title Organizer(s) / organization(s) Location
United States
Video Conference & Central Hub
Tim Randhir
Holdsworth Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
Workshop on Green Assets
Caiping Zhang
University of South China, No 28, Changsheng West Road, Hengyang City, Hunan
Information Commons Conference/Workshop
M. Thirunavukkarasu
Tamil Nadu Veterinary Animal and Sciences University, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai - 600 051, Tamil Nadu, India
Wildlife Conservation Workshop
Simon Nampindo
Wildlife Conservation Society, Plot 802, Kiwafu Rd, Kampala, Uganda
Forest Commons
Ceyhun GÖL
Çankırı Karatekin University, Fatih Mahallesi, Uluyazı Kampüsü Ring Yolu,18100 Çankırı Merkez/Çankırı, Turkey
Water Quality Professionals Workshop
Macarena Mo
PFP, Innodriven, Colombes 1318 Office 101, Montevideo - CP 1400 – Uruguay
Regional Watershed Sustainability Conference
Juan Carlos, CEO, Cecropia
Avenida Río, Pichucalco no. 126, High Albania Colony, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico
Suitability Workshop
Lucia Chuquillanqui
World Wildlife Fund, GEF Project Development, Trinidad Morán 853, Lima, Peru
Suitability Workshop
Mario Shimokawa, General Manager of FAIRTRASA PERU
Trujillo, Peru
United States
Renewable Energy Workshop [still being confirmed]
Reena Randhir
Springfield Technical Community College, One Armory Street, Springfield, MA, USA